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Communities depend on volunteers. Volunteering is probably the most beneficial way for you to help your community. President Bush thought it important enough to address it in his state of the union address. Bush stated "We will make a determined attack on need by promoting the compassionate act of others. We will rally the armies of compassion in our communities to fight a very different war against poverty and hopelessness, a daily battle waged house to house and heart to heart.  Whether you live in a small town or a large city there are many opportunities for volunteers. In my speech I hope to inform you of the benefits, rewards and effects you have on your community if you were to become a volunteer. Also I want to give you ideas on how you might find the right opportunity for you.

Volunteering has endless possibilities. At your child's school you can volunteer to help with art projects, reading to their class, or helping out at class parties or events. You can volunteer with the school PTA. Volunteer at the community youth center. In your church volunteer to help out with the summer events or the youth group. Give someone a ride to the doctors office who otherw

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