In 2009, Congress designated September 11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with supporting this effort across the country.9/11 Day is the international non-profit movement to observe September 11 every year as a day of charitable service and doing good deeds. The observance was created to provide a positive way to forever remember and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims, honor those who rose in service in response to the attacks and remind people of the importance of working more closely together in peace to improve our world. Today, millions participate annually by taking time out on 9/11 to help others in need in their own way.
To make it easier for you to organize your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to volunteer, Community Health Charities has partnered with VolunteerSpot. Because you are a valued supporter of Community Health Charities, or one of its trusted member charities, we invite you to use VolunteerSpot for FREE to quickly mobilize and coordinate your group of volunteers. Simply visit the Community Health Charities Fan Page to sign up for your free trial of VolunteerSpot. No waiting for approvals and passwords, no software to install – just easy, free scheduling and sign-up tools for everyday heroes making a difference.
Looking for another good reason to volunteer? It’s great for your health. Studies show that individuals suffering from chronic pain experience declines in their pain intensity, as well as decreased levels of disability and depression, when they serve as peer volunteers for others suffering from chronic pain.
So, what are you waiting for? If you would like to learn more about the 9/11 Tribute Movement, please visit www.911day.org.
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