How Volunteering Helps Your Emotional Health

Arta Mekuli our guest post blogger is a young student, eager to write about what’s important, interesting, and all the things in between. With a hunger for knowledge and distributing it to others, she now writes for Studying in Switzerland, which is a blog dedicated to giving you all the information you’ll need for life […]

Isabella’s Adventure with RAREC 🐒💚 Our #givinghappiness Giveaway Winner’s Volunteer Experience!✨

Remember when GivingWay had our #givinghappiness giveaway? And whoever won would get $500 towards a volunteer trip? 😀 And we had our winner – Isabella! ✨   Well she went on her volunteer trip to RAREC and we finally got a chance to catch up with her and ask all about her experience at the wildlife rescue center in Peru! She also sent […]

20 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Volunteers!

Did you know that some of the most charitable people in the world are your favorite celebrities?    It’s true: actors, musicians – even royalty – are some of the most giving and philanthropic people around.   It makes sense, they’ve been blessed with talent, drive and luck to become super successful and well-known and […]

How to Prepare for a Family Volunteer Trip

Volunteering abroad is considered one of the fastest-growing trends in travel, with around 1.6 million people volunteering overseas each year. While most of these volunteers are young adults, more parents are bringing their kids along to these volunteer trips. It’s easy to see why volunteering abroad is growing in popularity among families. Apart from being a great […]

Service With a Smile: The Personal Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering has hit a record high, with nearly one third of Americans offering their time to help others in 2018. One of the factors driving this mindset may well be the growing realization that volunteering not only does a lot of good in communities; it can also be hugely rewarding personally. Many of those who give their […]

7 Arts Nonprofits Perfect for Filmmakers

There are many charitable people in the world, whether it’s with their time or money. When you put both of these together through GivingWay, it’s possible to “Volunteer Abroad” and visit a nonprofit in another country, where you can really get hands on with the place you choose to help. Volunteering abroad has so many […]

Preserving the Unique Beauty of the Galapagos Islands as a Conservation Volunteer

With more than 275,000 visitors to the islands last year, the popularity of the Galapagos islands is on the rise. Unfortunately, the growing numbers of people on the islands is also threatening the stability of landscapes and wildlife through the pollution and invasive species that they introduce. Many global and local organizations are fighting back, and […]

Students Set Out: A Guide for Student Volunteers

1. Optimize your time 2. Keep the cost down 3. Get your parents on board 4. Be open minded     In today’s competitive age, college students are constantly juggling social life, grades and extracurriculars. Traveling as a student is a luxury usually thought of as time with family or a semester abroad. GivingWay shows students that exploring abroad can mean more […]