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Sharing Hope, Changing Lives and Finding Inspiration: One Volunteer at a Time

Paula Gavin | Posted 02.15.2015 | New York
Paula Gavin

Studies show: people who volunteer tend to be healthier, happier, live longer and experience greater career success.

New Yorkers Have One Million Reasons to Care for Trees

Elischia Fludd | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York
Elischia Fludd

New York neighborhoods are changing thanks to Mayor Bloomberg's initiative MillionTrees NYC, which is making the landscape of the city greener, one tree at a time. But planting trees is only the first step in improving the NYC environment.

Hearts on Fire: Lighting the Spark for Social Change

Stephenie Foster | Posted 04.01.2012 | Books
Stephenie Foster

Does all of this work to create change, or support organizations and people that do this work, really make a dent in the problems we collectively face? Hearts on Fire helps to address this question.

A Resolution Worth Keeping

Christopher Reeve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christopher Reeve

I propose that qualified men and women volunteer their time to help students in their respective cities with their homework -- help them excel in school and ultimately find success later in life.

NYC's Most Active Citizens

Jonathan Tisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Tisch

There is a movement sweeping our city this week rooted in a commitment to a common cause: active citizenship.

Government 2.0 Rocks the Volunteer World

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

In the past, finding a place to volunteer would have been a daunting and labor-intensive process. But NYC Service changes all that.