Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 10

Boxed up about 25 books yesterday and donated them to the Friends of the Tigard Library tonight. They sell the books to raise money for library programs.

Here an interesting stat on giving. In 2001, Independent Sector conducted some research into the giving and volunteering habits of Americans. The stat that caught my eye was how many more people volunteered when asked to do so than when not asked.

When asked to volunteer – 71% did. When not asked – only 29% volunteered.

That’s significant to know if you’re trying to get help with a charitable project.

Source Independent Sector.  Giving, Volunteering in the United States Key Findings, 2001. http://www.independentsector.org/uploads/Resources/GV01keyfind.pdf

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About Eric Winger

Our perception of time is key to how we use our time. The most fundamental way to change that perception is to give our time. This opens us up to new opportunities and ideas from which we can build to really make a difference. ... Yes, we *do* have time to make a difference!
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