Originally Posted By gawkercom

Volunteer for Hurricane Relief Efforts Without Sounding Like a Dick About It Later: A Guide

mylestanzer:

gawkercom:

Everyone who has some free time this weekend should spend their hours volunteering. But after you do your great deeds, like donating food or clothes, you might be tempted to overshare about it. You will immediately want to run to the hilltops and scream, “Hey everybody, look how much good I did.” Don’t do this! You will lose all of the moral superiority that you just earned.

Below are some suggestions that will help you to not act like a stupid jerk who brags about how much they volunteer.

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SO glad there aren’t commenters on the Tumblr.

Sorry, didn’t see this earlier. I was out volunteering. Not blogging.

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  1. jennyjennybobenny reblogged this from ghost-of-tinypapercuts and added:
    What did people do before they were able to brag about their good deeds on the internet?
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  6. nudawn reblogged this from brianvan and added:
    The whole “don’t tell anyone” thing I don’t agree with. My strategy is, tell everyone, blog about how easy it was, and...
  7. unfedora reblogged this from youngmanhattanite
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  9. oneorseveral reblogged this from youngmanhattanite and added:
    This is a completely straightforward statement: I can’t wait to read...something the NYT...
  10. youngmanhattanite reblogged this from mylestanzer and added:
    Sorry, didn’t see this earlier. I was out volunteering. Not blogging.
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  13. garbagefingers reblogged this from shabazmataz and added:
    This is exactly what I mean when I tell people I’m a Kierkegaardian existentialist. Yes, it sounds pretentious as fuck,...
  14. shabazmataz reblogged this from garbagefingers and added:
    My old boss, who was the most horrible person on earth, would always brag about donating to charities. There’s a reason...
  15. ghost-of-tinypapercuts reblogged this from gawkercom and added:
    repost this on facebook but realized I’d probably offend...handful of colleagues
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