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Embracing the Spirit of Giving: Exploring the Many Faces of Volunteerism with Old Colony Habitat for Humanity

In a world often consumed by the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the act of volunteering stands as a beacon of hope and compassion. It is a selfless endeavor that transcends personal gain, serving as a cornerstone of community development and empowerment. At Old Colony Habitat for Humanity, we believe in the power of volunteerism to transform lives and build stronger, more resilient communities. Join us on a journey as we explore the diverse ways in which individuals can make a meaningful impact through volunteering.

Corporate Build Team Days: Building Together, Strengthening Communities

One of the most impactful ways to volunteer with Old Colony Habitat for Humanity is through Corporate Build Team Days. These special events bring together employees from local businesses to work side by side in constructing homes for families in need. Not only do these teams contribute to the tangible outcome of building homes, but they also foster team spirit and camaraderie among colleagues. Corporate Build Team Days are a testament to the collective power of individuals coming together to make a difference in the lives of others.

Participation in Build, Land, Marketing, and Event Committees: Diverse Opportunities for Engagement

Volunteers at Old Colony Habitat for Humanity have the opportunity to engage in various committees, each playing a vital role in advancing our mission. Whether it’s lending a hand in the construction process, contributing expertise in land acquisition and development, devising innovative marketing strategies, or organizing impactful events, there is a place for everyone to lend their skills and passion. By serving on committees, volunteers play an integral role in shaping the direction and impact of our organization, ensuring that our efforts align with the needs of the communities we serve. 

Restore: Giving New Life to Old Treasures

The Old Colony ReStore is more than just a thrift store; it’s a hub for sustainability and community engagement. Volunteers play a crucial role in managing the ReStore, from organizing inventory to assisting customers and promoting sustainable living practices. By volunteering at the ReStore, individuals not only contribute to the success of a vital fundraising arm of Habitat for Humanity but also promote environmental stewardship by giving new life to gently used goods. 

Hosting Home Parties or Events: Spreading Joy and Generosity

Another creative way to support Old Colony Habitat for Humanity is by hosting home parties or events and designating us as the charity beneficiary. Whether it’s a birthday party, a holiday gathering, or a community fundraiser, hosting an event in support of our cause is a meaningful way to engage friends, family, and neighbors in giving back. By sharing our mission and inviting others to join in our efforts, hosts can amplify the impact of their generosity and inspire others to get involved.

Youth Engagement Programs: Empowering the Leaders of Tomorrow

Old Colony Habitat for Humanity is committed to engaging youth in meaningful service opportunities through our youth engagement programs. From participating in build projects to organizing fundraisers and awareness campaigns, young volunteers have the chance to develop leadership skills, foster empathy, and make a tangible difference in their communities. These programs not only fulfill community service requirements but also instill a lifelong commitment to service and social responsibility.

The Mental Health Benefits of Volunteering: Giving Back, Feeling Good

It’s no secret that giving back is good for the soul, but did you know it’s also good for your mental health? Numerous studies have shown that volunteering can have a positive impact on mental wellness, reducing stress, combating feelings of loneliness, and boosting overall happiness. By engaging in meaningful volunteer work with Old Colony Habitat for Humanity, individuals not only make a difference in the lives of others but also experience personal fulfillment and enhanced well-being.

Get Involved Today!

Volunteering with Old Colony Habitat for Humanity offers a myriad of opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful impact in their communities. From participating in build projects to serving on committees and supporting the ReStore, there is a place for everyone to contribute their time, talents, and passion. By giving back, volunteers not only transform the lives of others but also experience personal growth, fulfillment, and improved mental well-being. Join us in embracing the spirit of giving and building a brighter future for all.

Ready to make a difference in your community? Visit the Volunteer page on our website and follow us on Facebook at Old Colony ReStore to learn more about volunteer opportunities and how you can get involved. Together, we can build a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to call home.

Communities We Serve

Assonet, Attleboro, Bellingham, Berkley, East Freetown, Fall River, Foxboro, Franklin, Mansfield, Norfolk, North Attleboro, Norton, Plainville, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Dighton, Swansea, Somerset, Taunton, Medfield, Medway, Millis and Wrentham.

Old Colony Habitat ReStore

9 Washington St.
Attleboro, MA 02703


Old Colony Habitat for Humanity

PO Box 100
Attleboro, MA 02703


Restore Hours: Sun and Mon Closed | Tue, Wed & Friday 10am to 5pm | Thu 10am to 4pm | Sat 9am to 5pm

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