10 Ways To Make Your Summer Fabulous & Meaningful

Stuck in town this summer and don’t know what to do? Done with college and still figuring out what to do this summer?

Are these questions running through your mind right now? Try volunteering!

We have some handpicked opportunities that will brighten up your holidays. Volunteer at these unique spots to contribute your bit towards the community you live in. Put your skills to the best possible use and help those in need. We have curated opportunities for one and all in Mumbai and Bangalore. Love teaching, dance, painting, animals etc. we have got it all for you, read on to find out more!

1. Love painting?

We have partnered with NGOs that bring out the creative side in you. Put your creative hat on and make the most of this opportunity.

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2. Social media freaks, there is something for you too!

Good with social media, blogging and computers? Help these NGO’s built their social profiles and get them to reach many many people and share their great work. Also, put your stalking skills to use by using this great talent of yours to do some research and actually benefit someone.

Mumbai or Bengaluru we’ve got you covered!

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3. Any Musicians and Dancers in the house?

Whether you are a professional or dancing/music is just a hobby that you enjoy, if you are already good at it then why not go and teach this amazing art to the ones who aren’t that fortunate to afford a professional class? Find out how, right here!

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4. Love KIDS??

Spend some time every week with Kids and organise play sessions, go narrate some stories to them. Also, if you wish to do more than just storytelling, you can also Mentor/Teach a child and help him build a better future. Basically it’s win-win — cute kids, fun times, what can make for a better summer, right?!

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5. Click Click *Say Cheese*:

Wedding photography, Pre-wedding shoots? Still stuck with the usual? Grab your cameras this summer and photograph some rather unusual experiences, whether you’re in Mumbai or Bengaluru; it’s time to get a new lens on (life)!

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6. High on Meditation:

Are you as flexible as a pretzel? Swear by asanas and breathing exercises as the secret to a good life? Want to be a guru for those who need to know about the magic of yoga? Do it for those who need it the most by signing up here!

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7. Meet some furry friends!

Did you know you could volunteer and have fun at the same time? Grab this unique opportunity and spend time with some furry friends in town and make it an experience to cherish for a lifetime. You may even end up taking one home!

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8. Paradise for all the book lovers!

Spend some time at local libraries in town and also book sorting drives and enjoy your day with nothing but books around. Shut out the world, bibliophiles, and do it for a cause! Sounds too good to be true? We’ve got you covered!

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9. Just do it!

All the sportsmen here take a break from the day long practice sessions and visit these NGO’s to inspire and promote the importance of sports to these budding sportsmen. We’ve heard (and seen) that some of them are pretty amazing, so let’s see how you measure up against their raw talent!

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10. First time volunteer?

Volunteering for the first time? Overwhelmed with the options? Don’t want to commit to volunteering every day? Never fear, test it out with these incredible weekend volunteering opportunities (Mumbai or Bengaluru) which will turn you from novice to expert in no time!

Summer is for fun, for adventure, and for making memories that will last forever. Why not enrich lives simultaneously? Remember, volunteering through ConnectFor is always all about being win-win for a cause, and what a waste of summer if you don’t spend it #winning!

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Happy Volunteering & Happy Summer!

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Shrutika Patil is a ConnectFor intern who is practicing what she preaches and doing good with her summer (we can already see the difference she’s making)!

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