From distributing food at a food pantry to manning the reception desk at a homeless shelter, research shows that volunteering has positive effects on a person’s mental and physical health.
April is National Volunteer Month in America. It’s dedicated to honoring volunteers and encouraging volunteerism.
Alex Johnson, community-engaged learning director in the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) at Missouri State University, discusses volunteerism and the latest effort on campus to combat hunger among students.
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To find out more about the CCE and the Bear Pantry, visit this website.
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