In 2020, Brian Schwartz was responsible for starting the “I Want To Mow Your Lawn” service. This service is designed to provide free lawn mowing services to those who are 65 and up. They also provide lawn mowing services for veterans, as well as the disabled. The service got its start in New Jersey but has since expanded its options outside of Schwartz’s home state.
Now that the seasons have begun to change, there are fewer and fewer people with a demand for lawn mowing. That does not mean that the service is going to stop for the year. They are simply going to switch up their strategy. Instead of helping people who cannot mow their lawns, they will be pivoting to snow removal, which makes all of the sense in the world.
Brian Christensen is one of the many volunteers who is currently helping out in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He originally signed up to help out last year, as he looked for something different to pass the time.
It was time for a change from a mental standpoint and he finds the volunteer work to be incredibly rewarding. These kind citizens are more than happy to help their fellow man.
“It feels good. You know, I think everything that has happened in the past, however many years, has really had people not see the good, and it’s kind of what I like to do. People will see the good in the world, and so yeah, it feels good. It’s exhausting, but it feels good,” said Christensen in an interview with KSTP.
He shoveled three driveways that morning alone and he refers to these periods as his zen moments. Anyone who has ever spent time on manual labor before can relate to this.
It’s a lot of fun to just zone out and let the work take you away. It’s great to help others and when we take the time to do what is right, we are able to help ourselves out at the same time.
If you would like to learn more about the awesome services that the good folks at I Want To Mow Your Lawn have to offer, this is your perfect chance.SKM: below-content placeholder