Volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Since 2012 we have distributed more than 8.42 million promise cards to over 150 different countries. We have also started Chapters around the United States and have created 7 Character Education Lesson Plans which are free to download. This would not have been possible without our volunteers.

View our Chapter Locations

Because I said I would has four Adult Chapters and three High School Chapters. The world is in need. Membership in a because I said I would Chapter provides opportunities to make an impact where you live, work or play. Join a chapter today or apply to start your own!
Click this link to learn more about our Chapter Locations.

Apply to Start a Chapter

Not everyone has a support system or role models or a place to turn, to learn how to make a difference in in society. Chapters are because I said I would’s response to the overwhelming request from around the world, to provide structure, tools and resources to individuals and communities, enabling people to activate the power of promise at home, school or work.
Click this link to Apply to Start a Chapter in your City.

Volunteer at an Event Near You

Because I said I would has spoken to over 400 organizations around the world. Our Event Volunteers not only get to hear our powerful message first hand, but you get the opportunity to spread our message to event attendees as well.
Click this link to see if we are coming to a city near you.

Volunteer at Headquarters

Do you live near the Cleveland, OH area? If so, we would love to have you help out at headquarters! Our HQ volunteers help with our daily operations. We have one-time and recurring opportunities to fit your life style.
Click this link to learn more about HQ volunteer opportunities.

Apply to Join our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors support the work of because I said I would and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. We are currently seeking board volunteers with professional experience in marketing, law and finance.
Click this link to Apply to Join Our Board.