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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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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher


Dream Big.  Anything is Possible.

This is often the time that folks give pause and think about the well-being of others. As we do, it’s also an opportunity to reflect on our own role in community and what might be possible if we think big and look beyond what we once thought we might accomplish. More

12/23/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Family Volunteering – Now and Throughout the Year

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Some family holiday traditions include serving meals to the needy, donating and distributing gifts and other kinds of volunteering. Volunteering is a great way for families to spend more time together during the holidays and throughout the year. More

12/18/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Exploring Volunteering and Youth Development 7,000 Miles from Home

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Recently I participated in the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development’s first ever Philanthropy Summit in Abu Dhabi. The summit brought together philanthropic, corporate and government representatives to learn from each other and debate how to better channel our collective resources to advance the common good. More

12/09/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Celebrate International Volunteer Day

December 5th is International Volunteer Day. Established in 1985 by the United Nations, International Volunteer Day is a chance to celebrate and thank volunteers worldwide, and increase awareness of the value of volunteers. More

12/05/13

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