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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Tutoring 101: What Tutors Do

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Tutoring goes beyond assisting a child with homework assignments. If you're interested in helping children get more out of their education and have a solid foundation for future learning, being a tutor is a great volunteer opportunity. Here's a peek inside the job of a tutor. More

03/24/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections from Alternative Spring Break - Day 3

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Purdue University's Kara Collier shares her experience as a volunteer during Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi, Mississippi. More

03/21/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections from Alternative Spring Break – Day 2

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Learn more about the power of United Way’s Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi, Mississippi from Stacey Kraucunas. Stacey is nineteen and from Connecticut. This is her story. More

03/20/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections from Alternative Spring Break - Biloxi, MS

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Nearly two-dozen college students are in South Mississippi this week as part of United Way’s Alternative Spring Break Program. They came to provide families and individuals with opportunities for a better life, here is a story from one of the participants. More

03/19/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


The Volunteer Spirit in the Digital Age

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When disaster strikes, people want to help. Whether they are near or far from the disaster site people want to do what they can. Many times there isn’t anything that can be done when you are far away. But that’s changing. More

03/18/14

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