It’s not too late to decide on your New Year’s resolution for 2024! This year, consider giving back to those in need.
We’ve all heard about the typical volunteer opportunities, like donating money, donating blood, volunteering with local charities, etc. But there are also a lot of unique, creative ways you can have a positive impact in the world.
Why not have fun with your philanthropy this year? If you have a passion or specific hobby, you can actually use it to raise money for charity.
Let’s get into three unique ways to give back to the community in 2024.
Ways To Donate Your Time in 2024
You can now sign up for a 2024 UK Charity Challenge with Global Adventure Challenges! If you love spending time in the great outdoors, why not use that time to make a positive impact? You get the opportunity to raise funds for charitable organizations while exploring the most beautiful parts of England, Scotland, and Wales.
Their Open Challenges allow each participant to raise funds for their favorite charity. Bespoke Challenges raise funds for one specific charity. They even offer Corporate Challenges so all of your employees can take part!
Here are some of their upcoming Open Challenge events:
- Yorkshire Three Peaks Trek (July 13 2024)
- Three Peaks Trek (July 26-28 2024)
- Snowdon at Night Trek (August 3-4 2024)
- Ben Nevis at Night Trek (August 31-September 1 2024)
- 24 Peaks Trek (September 6-8 2024)
- Hadrian’s Wall Trek (September 13-15 2024)
Knitting and Crocheting
If you love to crochet or knit for hours on end, why not donate some of your creations to those in need?
Knots of Love provides hand-knit and crocheted beanies to people going through chemo treatment. They also now offer blankets to babies in neonatal ICU incubators, all free of charge. Do date, they have helped over 625,000 people all across America feel less alone.
Anyone can make beanies and blankets. They have maker guidelines on their website and full instructions for people wanting to give back.