You enjoy volunteering in your community, playing with and caring for animals, cooking breakfast for your family; or maybe you’ve found your own way to reach out to others.

The world needs more people like you who are kind, considerate and driven. With an open mind and a big heart, you are simply addicted to helping those around you.

Not Exactly You?

Everyone has their own substance. If Creativity doesn’t sound like yours, you can explore more options below. Take the quiz to discover your substance and find out what motivates you.

Check out these other substances:

Get inspired by our Voices With Substance—learn about people from Hawai‘i who have found their substance.

What makes you, you?

Discover your substance. Here are some things you can do with your gift of compassion:


Feed, groom, play with or just learn more about your favorite animals. Love is unconditional when it comes to this passion.



Whether you’re organizing a food drive, volunteering at a clinic, or simply being a friend, you’ll fill others’ hearts as you fulfill your purpose.

Cooking & Baking

Volunteer with friends in a kitchen, bake a cake, or just check out farmers markets. Nourish your body and spirit with the culinary arts.