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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


India Celebrates First National Volunteering Week

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Traditional bharathanatyam by kids trained by volunteers

In the U.S. we celebrate the spirit of volunteering throughout the year, such as during National Volunteer Week in April, United Way Day of Action on June 21, and the National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11.

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01/28/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Not Just Another Day Off: A Call to Volunteer on the MLK Holiday

Hundreds of thousands of Americans will make January 20, 2014 a “day on” instead of a day off by volunteering through the annual Martin Luther King Day of Service.

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01/16/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month, but any time is a good time to remember an adult who made a difference in your life.  When you were younger, did a teacher, a coach, or another adult give you confidence to succeed? Or perhaps, once you started working, was it a colleague who took an interest in your success? Take a moment to thank them, especially on January 16, 2014, which is Thank Your Mentor Day.

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01/13/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


5 Ways to Recruit Volunteers from Colleges

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Need some extra helping hands? Turn to the local colleges for eager volunteers. More

01/02/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Make a Resolution to Volunteer

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Thinking about making resolutions for 2014? We all know that many people resolve to improve themselves (e.g., lose weight, eat better), so I was surprised to learn that a University of Scranton study found that one of the most common resolutions is “help others in their dreams.” More

12/30/13

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