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Volunteering for Health: Help Yourself by Helping Others

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Volunteering for Health: Help Yourself by Helping Others

Volunteers report having less stress, longer periods of sustained happiness, more of a drive in personal and professional sectors, and a larger sense of community when they volunteer in virtually any capacity. While most people attribute volunteering to an improved mood and a purposeful life, studies are actually beginning to find that it affects your physical health too!

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NobleCause Grant Helps Support Child Assault Prevention Program

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NobleCause Grant Helps Support Child Assault Prevention Program

As many as one out of five children are sexually abused. In addition, it is estimated that over a quarter of all children are mistreated, abused, or witness family violence. With staggering numbers like that, it’s frightening to consider how or if these children get assistance. Thankfully, there are outreach and support programs like Kids in Crisis, a Connecticut nonprofit.

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TreeTop Is Reaching New Heights

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TreeTop Is Reaching New Heights

To meet the growing needs of our tech savvy customers, TreeTop Commons is expanding! In the last two months we have hired six new people. Our new team members come from all walks of life, with very different backgrounds, education, and expertise. They are all wickedly smart and have a passion for not only development, but for volunteering and making the world a better place.

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Six Ways to Throw Holiday Parties with a Purpose

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Six Ways to Throw Holiday Parties with a Purpose

It’s that time of year. Seems like there are multiple parties every week between now and New Year’s Day. Cookie exchanges, office parties, tree trimming parties, ugly holiday sweater parties, neighborhood get-togethers, family events, New Year’s Eve and don’t forget Festivus for the Rest of Us!

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How Volunteering Can Help Students Choose a College Major

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How Volunteering Can Help Students Choose a College Major

College majors seem more defined and specialized now. When I went to college, I went in thinking I had at least two years to figure out my major. Many students now declare their major during the college admissions process. But how does an 18 year old really know what they want to do? 

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Scholarships for Student Volunteers

Volunteerism is not only great for the community, but it can also benefit young volunteers by creating opportunities for scholarships. Several programs exist to reward students for their service to the community and help them finance their higher education.

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