Eddie's book on Volunteering
I recently wrote a book on volunteering, Essentials for Cultivating Passionate Volunteers and Leaders, that was inspired by the many volunteers I have worked with over the years. I wrote the book to support volunteers in meeting their goals and to create life affirming environments within organizations that support volunteers and help them reach their full potential. If you are a volunteer or know someone who is or who works with volunteers, I recommend the book. I also appreciate when you get the word out! Let's volunteer and make a difference in the world!

Volunteering is a way to partner with others who are like-minded and become a part of a community. I hope that you can find an organization or group to lock arms with for a worthy cause.

What I like the most about volunteering is that it allows me to contribute to the well-being of others. This is something that we all long to do at some level. We feel joy and happiness when we can help others.

There over 62 million volunteers in the United States according to the Corporation for National Community Service and there are many nonprofits to choose from to serve with (approximately 1.5 million).


Below are some links on volunteering you might find helpful along your volunteering journey. Please feel free to leave comments about your experiences volunteering. I have also included volunteer opportunities to partner with me and the organizations that I work with below.

Cultivating Passionate Volunteers and Leaders

Being an Agent of Change Presentation (video)

Interview of Heartrepreneur Radio on Volunteering

Article on Eddie Zacapa and Volunteering

Inspirational Stories

White Rock Village Community Care Team

Rolling Hills Church Delivers Groceries to Seniors

Community Care Team Makes a Difference

Knitting for a Good Cause (Good Day Sacramento, Channel 13)

Resident Gives Back to His Community

Vision Comes to Life to Support Youth Development

Good Samaritans Make Sweet Music Possible

Soccer Clinic Aims to Give Back

Project Spooky Donates Halloween Costumes

Knitting Team Donates Preemie Caps

Little Hats, Big Hearts

Knitting Team Donates Caps (Fox 40 News)

Partner With Organizations that I Work With (Volunteer Opportunities)

Life Enriching Communication

Mercy Housing 

Hands 4 Hope

Aly & Izy Foundation

Project Spooky

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