Why is it so important to help people in your community?

Posted by: Catholic Charities on 8/23/2019 12:00 AM

Lend a Hand

In order to live in a truly prosperous society we need to value each other. It is important to help out your community because it is wrong to complain about something if you don’t plan on trying to change it for the better. It is wrong to complain about all the trash on the streets without getting your hands dirty and picking it up. By getting involved in helping your community, the future generations will hopefully see the example you are setting, and do the same.

The world will not become a better place on it’s own. It’s up to us as a human race to take care of our world, our civilization, and our community. Your individual success—as a person and in your career/business—is very much impacted by the community around you. The stronger the community is, the higher the likelihood of you finding success. This also increases the success rate of those around you. This is because you and others are able to get access to more resources and support when you need it.

Why Communities Are Important

Communities allow people to interact with each other. It gives people the luxury to share experiences, develop valued relationships, and work toward a common goal. Without communities, people would have to live isolated lives with minimal or no contact outside of their immediate circle. Reference.com says that getting to know new people is essential to the enrichment of a person’s life.

The more successful people in your community are, the more resources and support they are able to put back into the community to continue that growth. It should be a goal to help the community develop in the manner and maintain a high level of supporting each other. Believe it or not, you need your community just as much as your community needs you.

 
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