Category Archives: Volunteer work

It Is Great Marketing When People Convince Themselves

During the Great Depression, Procter & Gamble ran a contest giving a new automobile to the winner of their “Why I Like Ivory Soap” contest. The rules required that entries be 50 words or less. Hundreds of thousands of people, … Continue reading

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A GIFT OF SERVICE FROM THE HEART

Giving of oneself often costs nothing more than time, yet can mean the world to someone,  just knowing that someone cares.  Presence over presents:  sit with someone at the hospital to give a family member a break minister to others … Continue reading

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Truly Making a Difference in the Life of Another.

When you get face-to-face with those in need, it’s seeing them through Christ’s eyes. You realize just how much you have in common.  We are all poor; we just have different forms of poverty. There are wonderful individuals with tremendous … Continue reading

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Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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A HEART FOR THE WIDOWED….Veterans continue to serve others

When McWhorter-Weston VFW Post 1118 (Cushing, OK)  was recently presented a check by Oklahoma American Veterans News  the post chose to use the money toward hosting a special Valentines lunch, inviting the widowed in the community as guests of honor. … Continue reading

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