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Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart


NYT Letter to the Editor: Come Together

"The challenges we face are too big for any one sector to tackle. But when all of us — nonprofits, government, business and individuals — combine our talent, resources and time, we create opportunities for everyone to flourish." More

08/13/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Five Great Reasons for High School Students to Volunteer

Is your teen looking for something to do this summer? Introduce them to community volunteer work. Whether they team up with friends or volunteer solo, they’ll gain new skills they can use in the future, learn more about what they enjoy doing and build stronger communities in the process. More

08/09/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteering Gets a Big Boost

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United Way is always seeking ways to engage more volunteers. On July 15th President Barack Obama gave us and others in the volunteer sector reason to cheer when he not only honored former President George H.W. Bush for his exemplary lifetime of public service, but also issued a Presidential Memorandum aimed to expand national service. More

08/07/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Parent Involvement in Schools: Tips for Busy Parents

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Parental involvement in schools leads to academic success, and even the busiest parents can make a difference. More

08/06/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Mandela Day Inspires Volunteers throughout the World

Nelson Mandela once said, “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead." More

07/18/13

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