President Obama encourages Americans to volunteer

“Whether through the workplace or a house of worship, in our own neighborhoods or in another state or country, voluntary service binds us together as Americans in a way nothing else can. It defines us as a people, and it is essential to achieving our national priorities.”

Read more: http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7018433024#ixzz0m2faphgh

Naturally I agree with the President, and am excited that he recognizes the value of volunteering in another country, which Hands Up Holidays can make happen through a meaningful voluntourism/taste of volunteering experience which can be incorporated as part of a larger vacation.

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