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1. WHAT?

#HobbyPhilanthropy   #Voluntourism

Hand & Heart is a registered 501(c)3 Public Non-Profit Organization dedicated to the mobilization of resources and support for individuals and communities that are unable to fully prosper due to illness, disability, inequality, injustice and the violation of their human rights.  The core of our being is to create and grow the notion of #HobbyPhilanthropy – changing the world and making a difference through your favorite hobby or passion.  This notion enables changemakers to focus their efforts and creates a natural and intrinsically motivating connection between cause and volunteer/donor.  We then practice what we preach by combining this with #Voluntourism, traveling to a country for fun but giving back and learning while you are there, our founder’s number one hobby and passion.  We create opportunities to link worthy hobby-centered causes in developing countries with changemakers, voluntourists and philanthropists who shares the cause’s love or passion for that specific hobby.

 

2. HOW?

#MakeADifferenceHobby

Go through our 3 step exercise and in minutes be a HobbyPhilanthropist.
1.) Choose your #1 hobby or passion.
2.) Based on your selection we you will then get to choose from a list of incredible Orgs that are currently on the ground in South           Africa making a difference through your favorite hobby.
3.) Create your own team or join one of the teams that have already chosen that exact hobby-org combo and start creatively &                actively cyber-fundraising for this specific organization.

#MakeADifferenceTravel

Visit our Travel Programs page and APPLY!
1.)  4 Week Combo (2 week fun & adrenaline travel, 2 week volunteer) >>> South Africa
2.) 2 Week Combo (10 day fun & adrenaline travel, 4 day volunteer) >>> South Africa
3.) 2 Week Volunteer Only >>> South Africa

 

3. WHY?

#FunInspires   #FunWorks   #FunIsSustainable

We want to change the way the world views and does Philanthropy and Charity.  Making a difference and doing good in the world has to be mutually beneficial and fun for it to be sustainable.  We want people to realize that being a philanthropist and/or changemaker is not its own thing, it is simply an adjective to whatever it is you are already doing as a career or as a hobby.  We want to connect help people all over the world figure out what hobby or thing they are most passionate about, and then next help them figure out how to change the world and make a difference through that hobby.  Our core drive is #FunInspires #FunWorks #FunIsSustainable.

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