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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Family Volunteer Idea: Stone Soup

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A hot pot of soup, steaming on the stove, is a welcome and nourishing sight during the harsh winter months. Holding a “Stone Soup” event – perhaps with family and friends – can help both social service organizations and the hungry in our midst. More

03/12/13

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Doug Taylor

By Doug Taylor


Creating Impact Through Volunteering – Part 1: The Corporate Connect Team Volunteering Journey

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United Way has been running our Corporate Connect team volunteering program for ten years. Along the way we’ve learnt a few things that we think are worth sharing. More

03/11/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Community Service for Kids

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It's never too early to start teaching your kids the value of community service. Getting involved in volunteering at a young age can set a life-long pattern of advancing the common good. More

02/19/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteering – the Secret to a Long Life?

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At age 96, Fred Egley is not your average volunteer. In addition to spearheading two World War II memorials in Norfolk, Nebraska, Fred has been an active volunteer with his church, from fundraising to painting the exterior when he was in his 80s. More

02/18/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


4 Sustainable Community Volunteer Activities

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Support the economy by volunteering locally. A sustainable community is possible when everyone visits local small businesses and non-profit groups. More

02/04/13

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