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Linda Cruse: Marmalade & Machine Guns

Linda Cruse: Marmalade & Machine Guns

Aug 3, 2018-- Linda Cruse spent a decade as a nurse, but needed a more steady schedule and extra income. She took an opportunity to work in pharmaceuticals, but it was killing her spirit, and she became very negative. After going temporarily blind from the stress of her new life, she made a promise to become more authentic and find her purpose. This led her to the decision to sell her possessions and travel the world volunteering. Linda travels to devastated areas to help as a nurse and to organize volunteers onsite and to bring in others from all over the world with unique skill sets, from business experts to magicians. Linda's biggest gift is bringing unlikely allies together to help others. She has seen the benefits companies enjoy by encouraging staff to see volunteering as an opportunity, and the joy it brings to those who volunteer. (2621 reads)

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Take ActionEveryone has the capacity to volunteer, whether it's helping your neighbor carry heavy bags from their car, visiting the elderly in care facilities, or traveling the world like Linda Cruse. If you haven't volunteered before, or it's been awhile, take a look online or check local resources for opportunities that can get you started. If you're a seasoned volunteer, take your service up a notch. Can you add more hours or take on helping with a special event? Maybe you can even journey to another area, city, or country to help those in need. Not only will you be giving back to communities that need it the most, you will also get a sense of fulfillment and joy from contributing and being of use to others.

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