Become a Crisis Text Line volunteer. If you are willing and able, Crisis Text Line is recruiting volunteers to help people by answering texts from those in crisis and working with them through difficult moments. With training, you will learn skills in reflective listening, crisis management and collaborative problem-solving.
Are you passionate about social issues, education, animals, science? Volunteer and do some good right from your own home! Organizations like the Smithsonian, Project Gutenberg and Translators Without Borders offer digital volunteering opportunities. Other options include:
Recipes on how to make your own foot soak and sugar scrub. You may have the ingredients in your cupboards to whip up a hair rinse or a face mask. Give it a try with these botanical do-it-yourself products from Urban Moonshine.
Porter Square Books in Cambridge has been writing a newsletter called Shelf Stable. While stuck at home you can get a bit of an in-store virtual experience! This includes a video for at-home browsing of their shelves, clips from PSB staffers reading, featured staff picks, polls and quizzes, writing prompts, and more.