Volunteers should get lots of thanks and recognition. They make time, show up and share of themselves all in the name of helping someone else. Worldwide, volunteers are essential to improving the education, income and health of people in need, protecting the environment, advocating for social change, and more.More
Hurricane Sandy has impacted millions of people in thousands of communities along the East Coast and throughout the Northeastern United States this week, and while the worst of the storm has passed, it's not over.
In the face of such devastation, 2-1-1 connects you to critical health and human services. 2-1-1 can also connect you with volunteer opportunities to help others in your community or across the country, even if you are not directly affected.More
Parents and education go hand-in-hand. Guardians and teachers should work together to educate children at home and at school. When parents actively participate at school, they act as good role models for their child and others.More
Eric is a pretty busy guy. He's a college sophomore with a rigorous course load. He hosts his own radio show and is the Music Director for the station. Still, as President of the first Student United Way in New Jersey, Eric finds time to give back—improving the quality of life for kids in Paterson, NJ. Read on to learn why Eric lives united in his own words.More