Why I Volunteer with FISH

My favorite Volunteer AND Lifelong-Learning activity in Charlottesville is my work as a FISH Mentor/Tutor with ESL (English as a Second Language) students at a nearby elementary school. I am learning so much about other languages, countries, cultures, and customs.  Of course I am helping these students learn how to read, write, and converse in English, …

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. Continue reading ... http://www.clubreduva.com/community/volunteering-is-good-for-your-heart I get …