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Volunteering: Develop a healthy lifestyle while helping others


Last updated 8/17/2017 at Noon

John McAlpine, Volunteer Recruiter

These are just a few of the many volunteer opportunities that exist in Snohomish County. No matter where you live, we can find something for you. Questions? Call me at 425-374-6374.

Sometimes I’m asked, “Why is volunteering good for us?”

UnitedHealth Group commissioned a national survey of 3,351 adults and found that the overwhelming majority of participants reported feeling mentally and physically healthier after a volunteer experience.

They report the following:

• 76 percent of people who volunteered in the last 12 months said that volunteering has made them feel healthier;


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