The love is in the air! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again; the time when a heart-shaped box of chocolates and a dozen roses will guarantee a smile from that pretty girl you like. It’s a fact that Cupid’s arrows have been longed for by people all across the globe, and for thousands of years, but is this the only way to find or express love?
Nope! That’s where your community involvement comes in! There’s no bigger sign of love than helping others around you and making them feel special, too. Plenty of organizations across the United States, and even in the Fresno area, are planning some fun Valentine’s Day-themed service projects. This month, a group of Fresno State students made Valentine’s Day packages that they delivered to children in the Valley. Or, you can donate a pint of blood to save up to three lives! This week, the Central California Blood Center will be on campus with blood mobiles at 4 different locations. It only takes a small amount of initiative, but the appreciation and love felt by those being helped will last for a long time. Take some time with your valentine to help others in a way that really makes you proud.
And for all the single guys out there: chicks dig service-learners!