Where do you like to volunteer and why?

OutreachNC asked adults and children our April question. Share your answer on our Facebook page.


Caring House, a home for those receiving cancer treatment at Duke. —Laura, 52

Pittman Grove Baptist Church, because I love serving Him here in my home church. —Melissa, 50

The Whispering Pines Thrift Shop! We not only give about $40,000 a year to local Moore County charities, but we give clothing to those in need but also blankets and towels to animal shelters. —Bonnie, 73

Caring Hearts for Canines. Really love taking care of these pups while they are  waiting to find new homes.  —Candace, 55

Jewish Family Services as a friendly visitor. I learn so much from my visits and their smiles show their appreciation. —Ellen, 51

As a sheriff’s office chaplain to give back to those who give so much. —Kenneth, 60

My grandchildren’s school. I’m a retired educator and still have time and the ability to help.  —Carol, 67

N.C. Fall Festival, because you get to see lots of people. —Judy, 71

The nursery at church, because I can play with the babies. —Greta, 4

The animal shelter, because it’s fun to play with animals. —Anna, 12

Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge. Animals and people are equals, and I want everyone to know that. —Nik, 8

At church with the toddlers, because I like going outside with them.   —Holly, 8

Family Promise of Moore County. Everyone deserves to feel accepted no matter what they are going through.  —Devynn, 12

I like to help at church and help my family. —Eli, 6

The food bank. It’s fun to sort and organize the food. —Stella, 10

Working as a team with my friends to make someone else’s house cleaner. —Caroline, 7

I want to raise money for people with cancer. It’s not fair that they get sick.  —Thomas, 9

With the Jaycees helping with the Easter egg hunt, but I do love volunteering at the animal shelter. —Ivy, 10

To be a therapy cat and lend a paw of affection whenever possible.  —OutreachNC Co-editor Jeeves, 4