Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

2 Bumps

Do you volunteer?

 
Roadfamily6now

Asked by Roadfamily6now at 2:49 AM on Sep. 12, 2010 in Just for Fun

Level 23 (17,767 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (13)
  • I did a lot more when I wasn't a mommy. I used to volunteer at Planned Parenthood. Now I am working on becoming a La Leche League leader, and I do a lot of lactation help on a volunteer basis.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 1:04 PM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • Yes. At school, in church, local childrens hospital that was so good to my child and for the diabetes foundation.
    JOCKEYP2PMOM

    Answer by JOCKEYP2PMOM at 2:52 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • Yes, I volunteer with my state parks, helping with whatever they need - parking for events, ticket sales, clean-up, etc. I feel like I grew up camping in my state parks so they mean the world to me and I want to make sure that they are still functioning for generations to come.
    aliceryannesmom

    Answer by aliceryannesmom at 3:00 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • Yes, but only because I believe that the things I do need to be done, and I'm good at them...

    My favorite author has a character find a problem and then say: 'someone should do something' and then she immediately thinks 'and the sum total of people available is me...' and then he quips 'it's amazing how many people say 'someone should do something' and immediately remove themselves from the pool of 'someones'...
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 3:05 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • i used 2 at a daycare
    lovinmykids16

    Answer by lovinmykids16 at 3:19 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • no...i havnt found the time...but i would like to...at my son's school
    TezMoM

    Answer by TezMoM at 3:41 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • I do/did sometimes at our synagouge.
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 4:03 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • I volunteer a lot. At my kids' school, at church, with Scouts, and with other Navy families - in various ways with each of these areas. I've also volunteered with girls who have been sexually abused and in other areas as well.

    My dh teases me that since I stopped working 17 yrs ago (when we had our oldest), that I didn't become a SAHM, instead, I became a professional volunteer. But, since most of my volunteering has been with our kids stuff, church, or with other Navy families, he's good with it :-)
    sailorwifenmom

    Answer by sailorwifenmom at 5:53 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • Yes - at my sons' school, our parish, and with the cub scouts.
    Dr.Donna

    Answer by Dr.Donna at 7:24 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

  • used to, but it was all so unorganized I lost interest. Plus I totally got blown off when I offered suggestions, which I found offensive since we were there to make things better for everyone involved.
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 7:40 AM on Sep. 12, 2010

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN