Jane Cleland's Blog – November 2007 Archive (1)

<h1>A Cynic's Views of Thanksgiving Volunteers</h1>

Here’s an example of why I sometimes have trouble admiring people who volunteer on Thanksgiving and Christmas at organizations like soup kitchens. I overheard a woman explain her intentions by saying, “My son is going to his girlfriend’s family, so we might as well.” In other words, she and her husband are volunteering because they have nothing better to do.

Most soup kitchens don’t need volunteers on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Lots of people…

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Added by Jane Cleland on November 19, 2007 at 11:00am — No Comments

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