Volunteerism has a value of over $184 billion dollars

Volunteerism improves health by strengthening the body, improving mood, and lessening stress in participants.

Those who volunteer regularly have a 27% better chance of gaining employment.

60% of hiring managers see the act of volunteerism as a valuable asset when making recruitment decisions according to a study performed by Career Builder.

According to a report from Blackbaud #GivingTuesday, 2017 processed more than $60.9 million from over 7,200 organizations (not bad for a single day).

Volunteers under the age of 24 accounts for 22.6% of all volunteers.

Benjamin Franklin started The Union Fire Company, in 1736, the first volunteer-run firehouse worldwide

Aristotle (born: 384 BC) once said: “the essence of life is to serve others and do good.”

4% of college graduates, 25 years or older, volunteer each year.

Volunteers, on average, spend 50 hours per year donating their time to the greater good.

Over 71% of volunteers work with only one organization each year.