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Great Volunteer Stories

October 31, 2018

Volunteer Coordinator for the 3,200 acre Warner Parks, Paul Fowler points out that other natural areas—both in metro Nashville and in Tennessee's state park system, and also across the country—need volunte...

October 3, 2018

Like many people whose professional life keeps them behind a desk, Pat Dishman longed to be outside. Unlike many people in that circumstance, Pat did something! Ten years before she retired, she began voluntee...

August 1, 2018

Scouting is designed to be a mostly outdoors experience. The youth do not have to be physically strong—Scouts learn to help everyone succeed. The active nature of the program is often the hook that brings in t...

July 18, 2018

Wayne Schmidt began teaching his son to bowl and was soon encouraged to begin coaching the Special Olympics athletes in bowling for his community. Having now moved into coaching new volunteer coaches, Wayne,...

May 9, 2018

Special Olympics depends on volunteers, but the volunteers, especially those who are new or one-timers, also need to depend upon someone to ensure their success. That’s where Lead Volunteers shine, communicati...

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...

September 6, 2017

Horsing Around–Good for Kids and Volunteers

“Mom, go ride your horse—you’ll be a nicer person!” For years, family members knew the value of horseback riding for Crys Zinkiewicz. Being outside, with her horse, r...

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