Happy New Year, WE Volunteers!
It’s time for us to add the 2012 days of service to our new calendars. These can be terrific times to mobilize your community around a project, or to volunteer with a local nonprofit:
January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
February 13-19: Random Acts of Kindness Week
March 10-18: AmeriCorps Week
March 31: Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning
April 15-21: National Volunteer Week
April 20-22: National and Global Youth Service Days
April 22: Earth Day
July 18: Mandela Day
September 11: National Day of Service and Remembrance
October 27: Make a Difference Day
November 17: Family Volunteer Day
December 5: International Volunteer Day
I hope that your 2012 is filled with service and joy!
“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” ~Rabindranath Tagore