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Jerry Swon has a longstanding interest in volunteering and community involvement.

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Conserve Wildlife Foundation Of New Jersey Preserving And Protecting Wildlife Jerry Swon

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey: Preserving and Protecting Wildlife

Many people may view New Jersey as a small state filled with big cities and urban communities. The fact is though, New Jersey has much wildlife that is considered to be rare and endangered. These animals need help to survive. These rare and endangered species can be found throughout the state, in the northern mountains, […]

How You Can Bring Change To Your Community Jerry Swon

How You Can Bring Change to Your Community

There is nothing as good as living in a place and bringing about some form of positive change. Creating an impact within your community can help to improve the lives of the locals while also creating a name for yourself. The opportunities are limitless as far as the options you have to bring some change in your […]

Community Service Ideas For Families Jerry Swon

Community Service Ideas for Families

Giving back to your city, town, or neighborhood through community service can be both fun and rewarding for the entire family and beneficial to your local community as well. Helping others who are in need, or beautifying or city through community service work as a family can also strengthen bonds between parents and siblings. Community […]

5 Opportunities To Volunteer Abroad Jerry Swon

5 Opportunities to Volunteer Abroad

When given the opportunity to volunteer abroad, I highly recommend you cease the chance. Volunteering abroad provides allows you to travel the world and experience new things all while impacting the lives of others. Unlike volunteering domestically, international volunteering requires you to be fully immersed in a new culture. Your time spent volunteering abroad will […]

Finding A Volunteer Niche Jerry Swon

The Ideal Method to Finding A Volunteer Niche

Looking for volunteer opportunities is one of the easiest searches one can do, generally. Local communities will never be at a loss for needing help, and the resources available to find that work are readily accessible. Different sources one may use to search for these opportunities include local community centers, local community colleges, bulletin boards, […]

4 Tips For Getting Your Kids To Volunteer Jerry Swon

4 Tips For Getting Your Kids to Volunteer

Volunteering time and money to worthwhile causes is a lesson that all people need to learn. Childhood is a perfect time to introduce this lesson. It is not uncommon for children to have unrealistic ideas about the challenges that people or animals face. Volunteering can open a child’s mind to the difficulties that life can […]

How You Can Encourage Interaction Within Your Community Jerry Swon

How You Can Encourage Interaction Within Your Community

Communities hold great importance to our lives. Looking at your own life, you will notice that you are a part of multiple communities, like school, work, or church. One of the reasons why these groups have such an impact on our lives is due to the interaction that the organization’s members have with one another. Engagement with your […]

Give Back This Holiday Season Jerry Swon

How You Can Give Back This Holiday Season

With holidays quickly approaching, the time for celebration with family and friends is near. While it can easy to get caught up with consumerism, it is important to think of how you can give back. We have so much to be thankful for, there are others who are not as unfortunate. This season I challenge you […]

Behind Creating A Community Jerry Swon

The 4 Factors Behind Creating A Community

Have you ever wondered why people participate in communities? Or how that community came to be in the first place? Social psychologists, McMillian and Chavis explain that a sense of community is formed when members feel that they belong, matter, and share the same faith. McMillian and Chavis explain that there is more that goes into a community than […]

Market Street Mission | Jerry Swon

Market Street Mission: Aiming to Help the Homeless, Helpless, & Hopeless

Roughly half a million people in the United States experience homelessness each year. With such a large population affected by homelessness, the organizations that seek to help the homeless and offer rehabilitation in addition to food and shelter are inspiring. Market Street Mission of Morristown, New Jersey is one such organization, and they’ve been helping the homeless for more than a century.

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