C is for CERT

Yuriko/ April 3, 2019/ 2019, Blogging Challenge, CERT, Volunteer

I grew up in the Bay Area if California and was present during the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.  That day,  I was in class at SF State and I was scheduled to have my creative writing class that Tuesday evening,  but it was cancelled,  which allowed me to get home right before the earth shook.   I remember not really

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Volunteering Isn’t Just About Helping Others

Yuriko/ February 19, 2019/ CERT, Volunteer

You can say that volunteering is considered altruistic. After all, most volunteers spend their own time to help others. And that, in itself, should be enough. But there are many benefits from volunteering. I read a post from Volunteer Scotland that listed many benefits from volunteering. One of the most immediate benefits is making a difference. By helping out at

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