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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox

3 Ways To Do Community Service Online

Many people think that doing community service is too time-consuming to fit into their busy schedules. After all, between work, kids and everything else people try to fit into a day, where are the leftover hours for helping others? More


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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


Today’s BIG THANKS goes out to the millions of people who open not only their checkbooks but also their hearts and their calendars – giving, advocating AND volunteering to build thriving communities where opportunity is the norm, not the exception. More


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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

There’s an App for That?

It’s easier than ever to give back.  United Ways in Iowa have launched a free app for iPhones, iPads, and iPods which allow users to map volunteer opportunities in the Cedar Rapids or Des Moines metro areas. More


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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

November 5 is International Volunteer Managers Day

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.



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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Parents and Education: Career Day in Preschools and Kindergarten

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


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