Volunteering in Memphis - Where and How to Make a Difference

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Real Estate Agent with Buy Sell Give Worldwide TN RE License #325651

Do you know how to get fulfillment?

Fulfillment happens when you do something for someone else.

 

Volunteering in the Memphis area is a great way to give back to others and live a more fulfilling and purposeful life.

 

 

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Benefits of volunteering in Memphis include: 

  •  Learn something new & Improve Skills 

Stepping outside our comfort zone and exploring other interests keeps things exciting and we may even find new talents. If you're considering switching fields or just not sure what you want to do when you grow up, volunteer and test it out! Whether you're trying something new or not, you'll gain knowledge learn from others. 

 

  •  Meet new people and make new friends 

Working together with others to achieve a common goal is very rewarding. It is a simple way to meet others who share similar interests as you.

  • Encourages personal growth and promotes health

Studiehave shown that giving back to others promotes your mental and physical health 

  • Make a Difference! 

You'll improve the world around you. You're a huge asset to your community. Whether you are cleaning up parks, tutoring students, or walking adoptable dogs at your local animal shelter, you're making a difference in the lives of others. 

So, you've decided to volunteer in Memphis. Now what? 

There are volunteer opportunities for everyone in the Memphis Area in all different fields! 

 

 

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Memphis Area Animal Shelters and Rescue Groups: 

Collierville Animal Shelter

Collierville Animal Shelter is located in the Southeast corner of Collierville, Tennessee in Shelby County. Volunteer positions at The Collierville Animal Shelter include walking dogs, spending time with cats, answering phones, greeting people, participating in the off-site adoption events, and more! 

Streetdog Foundation

Streetdog Foundation is a foster based rescue group. If you're in or around the Downtown Memphis Area, check them out! 

 

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Hospitals

The Memphis Area is a major medical center that offers several opportunities to volunteer. Some places to start volunteering in Memphis in the medical field: 

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

There really is no place like St. Jude. St. Jude is the leader in treating children with cancer and developing new and improved treatments which they share openly. The cost to run St. Jude is almost 2 million dollars A DAY which comes primarily from private donations. St. Jude is a very special place and having several close friends who have walked through the doors, it is near and dear to my heart. Whether you'd like to volunteer on an on-going basis or short term, there are many opportunities to volunteer in Memphis. 

 

Memphis Youth 

Family Exchange Center - CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates 

Become an advocate for abused and neglected children in the Juvenile Court system.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Memphis 

Make an impact in a child's life and help them realize the potential they have. Aspire to inspire. 

 

 

Those are just a few out of hundreds of opportunities to volunteer in Memphis. 

 

Not in the Memphis Area? Keller Williams can help! Contact me! 

Each year, Keller Williams agents across the United States dedicate a day to volunteering and giving back to their local communities. RED Day (Renew Energize and Donate) this year is May 8th. With over 90,000 agents just in the United States, chances are there is a Keller Williams near you! Keller Williams associates all over the US and Canada help out in the community - projects are chosen by each individual location based on each community's local need. 

 

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So whether you'll be cleaning up a park or hosting an animal adoption event, teaming up with your local Keller Williams and participating in RED day is just one of the many ways to begin creating a life of fulfillment! 

 

 

 

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Call or Text 901-489-1840 to schedule your Memphis Area Home Selling Consultation 

Ally Pierce

Keller Williams Realty

www.BuySellGiveMemphis.com

      

 

Comments (2)

Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Hi Allison,
Terrific post.  It's so very important that we remember to give back and to share ways others can give back too!

 

Mar 19, 2014 05:44 AM
Ally Pierce
Buy Sell Give Worldwide - Memphis, TN
Buy Sell Give

Thanks so much, Wayne and Jean Marie! 

Mar 19, 2014 06:41 AM