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Commitment runs deep around here, and there’s no limit to how you can connect with your community. Service organizations, philanthropic groups, social clubs and every combination thereof give you limitless options for getting involved and taking action. Not sure where to start? Here are a just a few of our favorite ideas:
- Live service above self by joining Rotary, Kiwanis, and the likes.
- Dig into urban Gardening with the Good Samaritan Inn.
- Giddyup for the Mt. Zion Lions Pony Express Days.
- Get Campastic (not to mention cookie OD’d) with Girl Scouts.
- Have fun with a purpose in the Young Philanthropists.
- Find your spark at the Decatur Jaycees lighted Christmas parade.
- Kick life up a notch in YMCA soccer, PIYO or SilverSneakers.
- Give kids a playhouse with CASA.
- Get tricky with Junior Welfare’s Trivia or Treat night.
- Be a good egg at Friends of Argenta’s community breakfasts.
- Find out what you have in common with others by joining Next Gen Community Connection.
- Go green by helping with a river clean up, honey suckle removal or tree planting with the Decatur Parks Foundation.
- Become one with the animals as a volunteer at Scovill Zoo.
- Join the over 1,450 players from toddlers-teens in the Decatur Park District’s award-winning Midstate Soccer program.
Visit the United Way Portal and get connected with volunteer opportunities available today.