Charity is held in high regard. Yes, the value of charity transcends cultures, religions, socioeconomic boundaries, and the world over. People all over recognize and appreciate the social utility in helping one another. A famous Jewish proverb says, “Deeds of giving are the very foundations of the world.” Similarly, Muhammed said circa 620 CE that “A man’s true wealth is the good he does in this world.” Aristotle, widely studied philosopher born 384 BC who is known as the “first teacher”, likewise taught that, “the essence of life is to serve others and do good” and Jeff Schneider, CEO and father, seeks to reflect to do the same in his own life. The famous, American businessman and car manufacturer, Henry Ford is documented saying, “The highest use of capital is not to make more money but to make money do more for the betterment of life.” It’s apparent that humans hold charity in high regard, but how many humans are actually acting on that notion? Jeff Schneider is.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, “The volunteer rate declined by 0.4 percentage point to 24.9 percent for the year ending in September 2015.” Most people in the United States complete a majority of their community service in life for a high school or college requirement. After reaching the designated number of hours, people quit and go back to living their lives as they did before, but this is where Jeffry Schneider stands out in a crowd. He’s outstanding as he didn’t quit volunteering after it stopped being required of him. He integrated it into his routine and specifically continues to make time for it without having to. He volunteers his time at all kinds of charities including Austin Pets Alive!, the Gazelle Foundation, and LifeWorks.
Jeffry Schneider seeks out a variety of unconventional ways to give back and contribute to the bettering of the community. He tries to find fun and creative ways to contribute to society as a means of spiritual growth, happiness, and personal development. Mark Twain is quoted saying, “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer somebody else up” which Jeff identifies with on a deep, personal level as Jeff Schneider’s mission is all about helping others. He volunteers his time at all kinds of charities including Wonders and Worries, the Gazelle Foundation, and the Cherokee Home for Children. He hopes that by doing so he improves the lives others while inspiring them to contribute to humanitarian efforts.