I'll never forget my first Hands On Atlanta volunteer project nearly 20 years ago. I remember a spilled vat of applesauce and getting lost more than once.
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Last week, as so many of us tried to make sense of the terrible events in Boston, this message from the beloved children's television host Fred Rogers...
Last week, as a student at Montclair Elementary in Charlotte watched 200 volunteers painting, building and landscaping at his school, he said just one word: "Awesome." I couldn't agree more.
Make A Difference Day, the nation’s largest day of service, activates millions of Americans to do outreach work in their local communities.
With service events around the world, our goal is to reach 200,000 hours of service from our partners and customers in 30 days.
Yet, the image of a modest table where families gather is more than just a symbol of modern-day angst. It is also being rediscovered as the venue where bonds are reaffirmed and where breaking bread actually breaks down barriers.
So far, there have been few solutions for upside down/underwater homeowners and the mortgage lenders and servicers who own these loans.
Players are asked to be "it" and make a volunteer commitment, then tag their friends, family and colleagues -- their social networks -- via Facebook, Twitter, email, or other online channels.
Correction: While this article states that 911dayofservice.org is a newly launched website, it was actually launched in 2002 by the nonpartisan nonp...
Federal policy-makers need look no further than the Volunteer Generation Fund for the perfect trifecta: low cost, proven effectiveness and return on investment.
In my commencement address at Wesleyan College, I reminded students to take the bounty of their education and, whatever their path, find a way to serve others.
On Martin Luther King Day, millions of Americans around the country will take a "day on" not a "day off." This year, every individual has the opportunity to answer President Obama's call to serve.
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