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April 25, 2018

Give music therapists a ukulele and they will just give it away! Small enough to be easily held, ukuleles are super easy for children in hospitals to learn to play. With the help of the therapist, patients qui...

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...

February 21, 2018

For more than five million persons with intellectual disabilities in 172 countries, Special Olympics makes lots and lots of smiles. The athletes benefit from the training and competitions as they develop physi...

January 31, 2018

Ending childhood hunger in America one school at a time

What kind of person would you be if week after week you were without adequate food for 68 hours? Executive director and founder of the non-profit End 68 H...

January 24, 2018

 From Rider to Writer—With a Little “Help” 

Passionate about horses, Crys Zinkiewicz found a great place to volunteer and then she discovered Hershey! Hershey is a go-to horse at Saddle Up!, a therapeutic...

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