10 Great Movies about Volunteering and Giving Back

It’s a fact: Filmmakers insert products, messages and themes into their movies that influence the way we think and act. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, though.

Below are some of the most popular movies of the past couple decades, and they just happen to include strong elements of volunteering and giving back. Browse the trailers below and think about how these films could inspire your volunteers, staff and supporters:

Volunteers

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Full Metal Jacket

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The Hunger Games

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Pay It Forward

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Machine Gun Preacher

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Hotel Rwanda

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The Help

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It Could Happen to You

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The Blind Side

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The Soloist

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What are your favorite movies about volunteering and doing good?

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