How to Find the Perfect Volunteer Opportunity in Orange County

Paul Irving, from Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging, says “Evidence-based research demonstrates that purposeful aging improves the lives of older adults and the beneficiaries of their service.” In other words, volunteering is good for your health and looks like it helps you live longer. Sometimes it can be daunting, though, to find

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Instead of retiring, do these things and live an amazing life

For many of us, retirement is something we look forward to our entire lives. It’s seen as a reward for working hard for countless years. The idea of not setting an alarm every day, not answering to a boss, and being able to sit around and do whatever you want whenever you want can sound

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Supporting Your Favorite Organization without Writing a Check

You may be a regular, committed supporter of an organization, doing your best to be generous in your gifts to help achieve the organization’s mission. But it’s not always easy – or wise – to simply write a check when your cause needs your help. Are you aware there are other ways to complete your

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Make-A-Wish: How You Can Help Children Battling Critical Illnesses

Since I spend a lot of time working with organizations in the social impact sector, I get asked what organizations I recommend to people who are looking to volunteer or donate time and money. I have a whole section on my website with social impact organizations I work with or recommend. You can find it

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5 Influential Events You Need to Attend in February

What a February! There are many ways to get inspired and informed about our community this month. There are opportunities to network, learn about some of the amazing local social impact organizations and ways to get involved in them. I hope you’ll join me! Event: Center Club Cares 2018 Grant Award Announcement/Reception Date/Time: Thursday, January

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5 Amazing Benefits of Volunteering in Retirement

America is definitely one of the most generous countries in the world. Merrill Lynch offered up the numbers from a study that support this statement; last year, Americans donated $358 billion last year, and most of it came from families and individuals, not corporations. Americans of all races and ages are generous, but retirees especially

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