Nonprofits are born out of necessity. They find needs in the community and fill that void. They do the work that no single individual could take on, operating in a capacity that creates change with teamwork and dedication. When there is an injustice, nonprofits are advocates. They use creative and innovative tactics to tackle large issues on various levels, from micro-level involvement to global movements.
Nonprofits educate the public on important issues and become the voice for those who can’t speak up for themselves. Beyond Basics, for example, is a nonprofit dedicated to helping educate children in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. The nonprofit has used their platform to bring to light the importance of instilling a sense of self-expression and professional development in children to help them thrive in the future.
In addition to their work to educate the public, nonprofits engage people and strengthen communities. Beyond Basics is just one nonprofit that helps nurture communities by providing educational services that benefit children and the future of society. When groups of people band together, help and serve through a nonprofit, they foster social change, improve lives, create jobs and build up communities. It’s a win-win-win.
No matter which organization you choose to get involved in, remember that the work you will do with this nonprofit is important for society, for the cause and for you.