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Did you know that volunteering is good for your health and helps you live longer?
According to an article in Harvard Health Publications, "Volunteering may be good for body and mind".
If you are interested in volunteering, we would love to speak with you. Our office hours are 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday. The type of assistance needed includes light clerical work, answering phones, some filing and data entry.
Through April 12, volunteers in partnership with United Way of Charlotte County (UWCC) and SunTrust Bank will assist local residents who earned less than $66,000 in 2017 with income tax return preparation. An exciting development for tax year 2017 is the expansion from two to three tax preparation sites. This year preparers will be available in Englewood, Port Charlotte and in Punta Gorda.
For tickets call United Way of Charlotte County (941) 627-3539 or click here.
A one-day local event highlighting the research behind the health benefits of staying social and connected. Resources and information will be available from local nonprofits and businesses. Join us from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on February 22, 2018. Lunch sponsored by Life Care Center of Punta Gorda. Cost to attend is $10.
December 12, 2017
Volunteers needed to mentor financially strapped families
By ANDREA PRAEGITZER
STAFF WRITER, Charlotte Sun
Shy-Khia Walker tapped her sleeping baby’s bouncer gently with her foot during a visit from volunteers and social service workers in the living room of her sparsely decorated apartment.