National Make a Difference Day
Women in broadcasting studioPhoto by George Milton from Pexels. I remember walking into the newsroom. I wouldn't say I was starstruck but I was awestruck. I was intent on absorbing the four walls before me. The excitement, the pace, and the stories. A pageant-like display of movers and shakers rushed past me. One and then another, and another. I stood instinctively and nervously frozen.
With Crime and Hardship Prevalent Texas Man Seeks To Inspire Others To Be the Beacon of Light
With thousands of hours of volunteer service, Jason Rodriguez of the Pasadena Texas Community was honored for his civic engagement last week with the US President’s Gold Achievement Award.
5 Ways to "Spring" into Volunteering
If you are searching for an exciting way to give back this Spring season,Meals on Wheels Diablo Region is seeking volunteers to support their senior services!. Here are five exciting volunteer opportunities to get you out of the house and into the community this Spring:
On the Frontline of a McHenry County’s Battle with Homelessness: Rob Mutert
Data gathered during McHenry County's annual Point-in-Time Count of the homeless population was released Tuesday. The count was held on a chilly evening in February by volunteers from the McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homeless (CoC), a coalition of about 40 agencies that aid people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Here is what they found:
McHenry County’s Annual Homeless Count: “It’s a Collaborative Effort”
McHenry County will count its homeless population from late afternoon Friday into the evening. The Point-in-Time Count, a HUD requirement to receive federal funding, will be conducted by volunteers from the McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness. The CoC is a consortium of about 40 local nonprofits that provide housing and other services to individuals and families as they move from homelessness to stable housing.
Local Church, Bridge of Hope, Lends a Hand to Those in Need
A Bridge of Hope volunteer stocks foodGenesee Valley Publications. Pastor Ronald Young Jr. and his wife Melissa Young operate a food bank inside their ministry: Bridge of Hope. Located in the village of Canaseraga, the food bank started roughly 20 years ago. It has since served the surrounding communities of Alleghany, Livingston, and Steuben Counties.
5 unique, fun ways to help local organizations meet their missions
You have probably heard it before: Volunteerism not only helps the community but volunteering also helps you. As a volunteer, you can meet new people, learn new skills and advance your career. Volunteerism provides a sense of purpose. It can boost your self-esteem and lift your spirits.
Local Children’s Group Foresees Greater Need in 2022 Under New Illinois Law. Can You Help?
CASA of McHenry County, a volunteer group that advocates for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system, will hold its inaugural town hall meeting Tuesday as it anticipates a daunting increase in the number of children to be served.
Does anyone know good Volunteer Opportunities in Orlando?
"Hi everyone! I'm looking for some volunteer opportunities in the Orlando area. Any recommended non-profits that could use some help? Any I should avoid? Thanks for any suggestion."
Bridging the Gap in Digital Literacy
Learning how to use a devicePhoto by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels. During the pandemic, older Americans on the wrong side of the digital divide were unable to avail themselves of the myriad benefits of the internet. Those who were not tech-savvy found it difficult to schedule telehealth visits with health care providers or participate in Zoom calls with friends and family.
NEADS World Class Service Dogs is Looking for Volunteer Puppy Raisers
Golden RetrieverPhoto by Shayna Douglas on Unsplash. Massachussets:NEADS (formerly known as National Education for Assistance Dog Services and Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans) is a non-profit organization based in Massachusetts that offers a wide range of Service Dog programs.