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#83. Be Generous With Your Time

"I cannot afford to make a donation."

This may be true, especially if you are tracking and maximizing every penny.

This week our football team has been cooking and selling pork burgers at a local festival. It's hot, grueling, and includes long days.

It's too much work for one or two people to do alone, so we have had around 8+ volunteers helping out per day (players and parents included).

Driving home from flipping burgers late last night, I had the following thought. In the past I have quickly said I cannot afford to make a donation. But, at the same time, I rarely considered donating the most valuable asset - my time.

What I Have Learned This Week

Money donations are one thing, but people willing to take time out of their life to help you with something you are passionate about is a whole different level.

The parents and our boosters who have stepped up to help us out have set a great example for me and our players.

If you cannot afford to make a monetary donation to a cause you support, that is fine. But, if you have the time to physically volunteer your services, that donation has a great impact as well.

Final Thoughts

This blog is purposely short because of how busy this week has been. However, I still wanted to publish this post to illustrate the power of volunteering your time.

So, if you have some extra time, volunteer more in your community. It helps out everyone.

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