Tag Archives: volunteering

Volunteers share their stories during Health Week

As the summer began, President Obama encouraged citizens across the nation to take part in an initiative called United We Serve (UWS). The idea behind the initiative is that citizens can contribute to the economic recovery through meaningful volunteer service. … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, 9/22

Corporate Pro-Bono Volunteering Campaign Tops $400 Million: Philanthropy News Digest, 9/13 The Corporation for National and Community Service’s new issue brief, Capitalizing on Volunteers’ Skills: Volunteering by Occupation in America, found that while most volunteers do not use their professional … Continue reading

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Volunteering and Tourism: A Good Combination?

By Sarah Bourassa, Communications Assistant Vacationing in an exotic place while volunteering for a good cause. What could possibly be better? But is it really as good as it sounds? Voluntourism has become a popular travel trend, especially over the … Continue reading

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