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Great Volunteer Stories

August 22, 2018

Being inducted into his alma mater’s Hall of Fame opened two new volunteering avenues for George Bone, both of which are helping students in his old high school to a better future.

July 11, 2018

A 14 year old voluntarily helping a friend has inspired a movement that now reaches nearly 600 students each year and is growing toward its goal of making music education accessible to 1,000 young people. Both...

May 23, 2018

After three summers of listening to his wife's and his children's enthusiasm for their experiences in Project Transformation, Jeff Hoffman took the plunge. Now that passion is his too! Seeing the chang...

April 11, 2018

If you think volunteering for an arboretum or botanical garden is just for people who like to “play in the dirt,” be sure to listen to this podcast for some surprises. No matter your skills, interests, or expe...

March 28, 2018

The Bootstraps Foundation searches out high school students who have overcome significant adversity and developed great character and then gives them a "hand up," awarding them $5,000 for each of fou...

February 28, 2018

Do you have an interest in plants, gardening, bees, butterflies, children, sharing your knowledge, working with like-minded people, having a meaningful and rewarding volunteer opportunity? Check any of the abo...

January 17, 2018

The cost of not being proficient in English robs people of their basic economic quality of life as well as of their physical and emotional health. Volunteers teaching low-literacy Americans and immigrants new...

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