The 11/16/13 Joy Jar

16 Nov

Moi had the great pleasure and honor of volunteering as a judge at the University of Washington Law School’s Moot Court competition today. There were many other volunteers. Many organizations rely on volunteers to carry out their message and mission. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is the millions of volunteers who make the world a more civilized and better place.

The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.
DeAnn Hollis

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.
Elizabeth Andrew

Volunteering is not a choice, it’s a responsibility.
Unknown

Never doubt that a small group of commited people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
Booker T. Washington

A civilization flourishes when people plant trees under which they will never sit.
Greek Proverb

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Ghandi

You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.
Winston Churchill

Don’t ever question the value of volunteers. Noah’s Ark was built by volunteers; the Titanic was built by professionals.
Unknown

Volunteerism is the voice of the people put into action. These actions shape and mold the present into a future of which we can all be proud.
Helen Dyer

Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop…
Dr. Dorothy I. Height

Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another.
Erma Bombeck

Volunteering creates a national character in which the community and the nation take on a spirit of compassion, comradeship and confidence.
Brian O’Connell

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