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Contribution Finder

May 17, 2024

It’s easy for the internet to feel powerless. This is the first time in human history that we’ve ever been so aware of all the major problems unfolding, all at once, all over the world. One of the best ways we can help soothe these feelings of anxiety and overwhelm is to take take local action. There is so much we can do in our own communities to create the world we wish to live in. Your contribution is even more impactful + sustainable, when you tap into your unique passions or skill set. So lean into the areas that light you up.

 

Contribution Finder

 

How to use:
  • Take a few moments to tune into what issues are causing you the most distress (e.g. the economy, crime rates, the environment, etc.)
  • Make a list of the types of organizations that directly address these larger concerns in your community 
  • Make another list of your top skills or interests. 
  • Get creative by blending the causes/organizations you’re drawn to in List 1 with your skills and interests in List 2. 
  • Based on this, research specific local organizations that you can offer your unique contribution to.

We realize not everyone has an abundance of free time to donate, so do what you can. You’d be surprised how impactful a few hours of service can be for your own wellbeing.

Benefits:
  • Action helps cures anxiety
  • Helps manage overwhelm
  • See the power + possibility of individuals united towards common goals
  • Make an impact in areas that matter to you
  • Help you find more sustainable ways to stay engaged by leveraging your unique passions + skills 
  • Connect with people in your community

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