July 24, 2008
How Foundations Can Promote Volunteering
Within days of learning of the death of a friend in a hiking accident in Jordan, my daughter decided to organize a service project to honor his memory and to promote understanding among different ethnic groups in Israel. This gesture helped me appreciate just how integral the notion of service is to her life.
And she is not alone. The desire to help others is motivating increasingly larger numbers of young people and, if appropriately nurtured, will result in the emergence of a