Not only is it important to be aware that treating others the way we would like to be treated is morally the right thing to do, it is just as important to understand that for every one of our actions, there is an equal and opposite reaction that we draw toward ourselves.
It is our intent to give and awareness of our acts, more than the amount of our personal philanthropy, that will bring about a brighter future for us in terms of our personal outlooks on life, and for our planet as a whole.
That is the song and scream of More Than Me, an organization that lifts girls off the street and into school. Abigail was a child prostitute on the streets of Monrovia, Liberia. Now? She's in school and dreaming (big) for the first time.
Volunteer service is a way for individuals to create a tangible and visible difference in our communities and in the world. However, there are certain limits to what we can do and the impact that we can have.