Volunteering Is Good for Your Heart — UVa Health – Live Red

Healthy, Engaged & Learning – all in one package!

A report by the Corporation for National & Community Service reveals a link between volunteering and good health. Specifically, doing for others relieves stress, lowers blood pressure and heart rate, enhances the immune system and may even prolong your life.

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I get as much exercise walking to school and volunteering as a FISH ESL tutor/mentor as I would if I went to a gym! Not only that, but I am constantly learning new things and having fun with my young friends.  I know it is good for my health!

JABA FISH

Contact FISH (Friends In School Helping) at fish@jabacares.org for more information.