According to the Mayo Clinic, volunteering has a direct impact on your health. Volunteering has been found to:
  • Decrease the risk of Depression
  • Give individuals a sense of purpose
  • Help people stay physically and mentally fit
  • Reduce stress
  • Increase longevity

For more information about the correlation between health and volunteering, visit the Mayo Clinic website and read their article, Helping People, Changing Lives: The 6 Health Benefits of Volunteering.