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What It's Like To Work At A Suicide Crisis Hotline
"Had a shotgun across his lap. He was ready to take his life."
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The Photographer-Blocking Trump Volunteer Has Become A Brilliant Meme
A "Photoshop Battle" broke out over the image of the man trying to stop photographers snapping an anti-Trump protester.
Now You Can Help Search For Missing Seattle Hiker Samantha Sayers
A growing army of online volunteers is poring over photos to find any trace of the young woman.
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How A Group Of New York Moms Is Reuniting Separated Migrant Families
In less than a month, the group has raised $260,000 and has reunited six moms with 12 children.
How Americans Volunteer In The Age Of Trump
By Kari Lydersen, On Assignment For HuffPost
"We see volunteering as a really important way to break down the divides between us."
This South LA Bike Club Is Steering Vulnerable Kids In The Right Direction
East Side Riders Bike Club is a volunteer organization in South Central Los Angeles with a mission to improve Watts through community service, charity work, and bike programs aimed at keeping local youth out of gang activity.
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Can't Stage A Walkout? Here's What You Can Do To Help Shooting Victims.
From talking about gun control to donating blood, there's a lot we can all do.
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When Volunteering Abroad Does More Harm Than Good
, Guest Writer
Sometimes the best way to help isn’t to volunteer but rather to “shut up and listen.”
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Volunteers Are The Unsung Heroes Of Abortion Care
David S. Cohen
, Guest Writers
They play a role in almost every aspect of abortion care, and they shouldn't have to.
Presidents On MLK Day
Unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump used MLK Day as an opportunity to play golf. Other presidents used the holiday to give back to the community in the late civil rights leader’s honor.
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Why Volunteering Over The Holidays Isn't The Best Idea
Nonprofits really need help when volunteer numbers dry up after New Year's.
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Las Vegas Residents Line Up For Hours To Donate Blood To Shooting Victims
People came even before the donation centers were open.
This Woman Turned Her Home Into A Shelter For Mistreated Dogs
Sarah Moran, who runs her makeshift shelter entirely on donations, provides dogs with some TLC with the ultimate goal of finding them permanent homes.
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Kentucky Governor's Crime Plan: Volunteer 'Prayer Patrols' Roaming The Streets
“Prayer WILL change things,” Matt Bevin vows.
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Meet The Woman Rehabilitating Dogs In Need
Outspeak Editor - in partnership with Huff Post
Every year, over 3 million dogs end up shelters and over half a million are euthanized. While it’s unfortunate that many
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Merriam-Webster Dictionary Trolls United Airlines Over Definition Of 'Volunteer'
Lookups for the word surged 1,900 percent.
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Pope Francis Opens Free Laundry Service For Rome's Poor
It's Francis' way of giving a "concrete form to charity."
Why Women Are Striking And 12 Ways To Participate
Campaign manager, digital media aficionado, progressive thinker
A Day Without A Woman may be just for one day, but it is one day in a long line of women’s activism. On International Women’s
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Taking Time To Do The Good Stuff
Dr Susie Wolbe
An author, presenter, and educator, Dr Wolbe uses mindfulness ...
How often are your conversations focused around the “good” stuff? Doing good deeds formally, or informally, with an organization
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Something New for Bedtime Tells these Children "You are Special"
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