Anonymously sending flowers to a nursing home on lockdown; Leaving kind notes on neighbors’ front steps; Sending the cost of a haircut to your hairdresser — Minnesotans are stepping up to help each other during a time of emotional and economic uncertainty.
Do you want to start your own volunteer project in your pandemic downtime? Two executives in the volunteerism world share their advice on how to make a big difference without doing a lot.
To find volunteer opportunities, check out the COVID-19 volunteer response hub on the HandsOn Twin Cities website.
Tracy Nielsen, executive director of HandsOn Twin Cities
Karmit Bulman, executive director of the Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration
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