It has been almost a year since Jason volunteered to be an intern for let them LOL. He has spent countless hours donating his time to help those he has never met. Always, willing, always wearing a smile and ltlol gear, Jason has been a huge part of a very fruitful year here at let them LOL.
We recently asked Jason why he’s involved:
“I remember about one and a half years ago seeing people wearing the black LOL shirts. I think that was what originally attracted me to the organization as strange as that sounds. I really just thought the t-shirts were cool. After asking about them and visiting the website I found out that the profits from the shirts went to build clean water wells in Sierra Leone, Africa. I remember thinking that it was the coolest thing that I could get some cool clothes and also help someone else. Plus the ringtone is priceless.
I had also been thinking of something else I could do to help people. I really wasn’t sure what I wanted to do or how to go about it. A lot of the purpose behind what I was going to do was that it had to be completely selfless. I really felt called to serve somewhere and help people where I could in no way say that my time or money was in any way benefiting me or that I could use the word “my” in describing the cause. So it wasn’t going to be something to help my city or my family or my church or my friends. I’m pretty sure that after seeing a video and hanging out with some of let them LOL’s volunteers at a meeting after they returned from Sierra Leone I knew that this was the right organization to serve with. It turns out that all of the things I thought wouldn’t be affected by serving with LOL really were. I see the change in a lot of people in the city I live in, a different bond in the church I go to, a whole new group of awesome friends that I get to serve with, and a family that also wants to help out and support an amazing cause.”