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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteer to Honor and Remember

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9/11/14 marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  It is a day to remember and honor those who were lost, their families and the toll it took on all of us. It is the National Day of Service and Remembrance. I hope you will join millions of others on this day who are choosing to honor and remember through volunteer service.

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09/09/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Celebrate Seniors.  Volunteer.

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August 21 is National Senior Citizen Day. Created by President Reagan and Congress in 1988, the purpose of the day is to highlight ways to show gratitude to America’s senior citizens.  One way to show older adults that we appreciate their contributions to our society is to volunteer, either alongside them or through projects designed to make life better for them.

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08/21/14

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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


A Story About Education…or Is It?

Change has come to Pamdu, a close-knit community in southern Ghana.

Our story begins with 16-year old Suleiman Ibrahaim, a young man who is no longer missing classes at school. What accounts for his improved attendance rate? It’s not a new school. It’s not better teachers. It’s actually something as simple as water.

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07/21/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Be a Great Summer Volunteer: 5 Tips for First-Timers

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What are you doing this summer? If it's your first year as a summer volunteer, you may have a lot to learn. To do a good job and make a great impression, follow these tips. More

06/23/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteers Teach and Learn to Help Improve Financial Stability

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United Way Day of Action brings volunteers together throughout the world to help shore up the building blocks of a good life: Education, Income, and Health. Day of Action underscores that we are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy. More

06/13/14

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