Giving Back To The Community

By; Te'Asia Wilder

Importance & Why It's A Good Idea.

Giving back to the community is really important. It bring people together and it makes our community a better place. 9/10 you're not doing anything else so why not give back to the community? It will make a lot of people happy.
The benefits of giving back to your community
Random Acts of Kindness Foundation Video

Videos Summary

Video one shows how students who participate in community services not only have the pleasure of helping someone, but they are also investing in their own future. Video two shows people going out and giving out to their community and in the video you can tell how happy it makes people.

Major Reasons To Give Back

Some major reasons is that you make a big impact, strengthens communities, meet others, improve your health, take the lead, share expertise, improve skills, up your resume ante, find new opportunities, and because its just a nice thing to do.
Tis The Reason (2015 Event)

Video Summaries

These videos show why it is important to give back and shows so many reasons why w should do it. The main reason is to make the people happy.

Article Summaries

These articles is about people who've helped people in the community. On article is about a truck driver who used his tips to buy the needy clothe and someone giving out clothes to the need. In both articles they needy was very happy and very appreciated.


  • Participate in food drives
  • Sponsor an event
  • Work at shelters
  • Organize a clothing sale
  • Share your skills
  • Share your knowledge
  • visit the elderly

Joliet Organizations

YMCA is a non-profit organization that helps kids learn, okay sports and have fun. Will County Seniors is a place where you can just go to to have fun with the elderly and also gice to them.

Programs that rely on volunteers to provide their time, energy, money, and resources

  • YMCA
  • Catholic Charities
  • United Way
  • Big Brothers Big Sister
  • Safe Now


“If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you’ll end up not doing nothing for nobody.” ~ Malcom Bane

“From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” ~ Arthur Ashe


community; a group of people who live and work in the same place

give back; an agreement by workers to surrender benefits and conditions previously agreed upon in return for new concessions or awards.

help; the action of helping someone to do something; assistance

community organizations; A community based organization, public or private nonprofit (including a church or religious entity) that is representative of a community or a significant segment of a community, and is engaged in meeting human, educational, environmental, or public safety community needs.

community service; voluntary work intended to help people in a particular area.

poverty; the state of being extremely poor.