Volunteering can:

Improve the well being of individual volunteers by enhancing support networks. It is well known that people with strong social support networks have lower premature death rates, less heart disease and fewer health risk factors;

Increase opportunities for close interpersonal relationships and strengthen a sense of belonging;

Improve self esteem;

Heighten a sense of well being, improve insomnia, strengthen the immunesystem and hasten surgery recovery time;

Offer people the opportunity to participate in fulfilling activities;

Make a difference in the lives of others;

Older adult volunteers live longer than non-volunteers. Studies report that engaging in regular volunteer work increases life expectancy because social interaction improves ‘quality of life’.

For more information on how to volunteer with the K&MDBA contact us on admin@kilsythbasketball.com.au