You're Invited to New England Wildlife Center's Trail Clean-up!
(WEYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS) The New England Wildlife Center is looking for volunteers to help them get ready for their upcoming Halloween event. For the first time since Covid, NEWC's annual Night of a Thousand Faces is coming back this October. But, in order to prepare for the spooky event, they need your help!
You Can Win Prizes For Helping Clean Up Madeira Beach This Month
While Florida is often renowned for its pristine beaches, they're not always as pristine as we'd hope. Sometimes trash, glass, fishing gear, and other unexpected items line the shores, and the sands find themselves in desperate need of a tidy. A waterway cleanup event hosted by the Old Salt Foundation at Madeira Beach will aim to make the shorelines just a little less cluttered, while also offering prizes to would-be helpers.
Farm to Pantry Is Keeping Stomachs Full and Hearts Filled in Sonoma County
Non-profit Farm to Pantry is having a massive impact on community members in need in Sonoma County. The gleaning organization's volunteers stopped over 400,000 pounds of produce from ending up in landfills in 2022 alone, supporting their mission to feed people in need, bring communities together, cultivate good health, and support environmental sustainability.
This Maryland City Has Been Ranked as One of the Most Caring Cities in the US
Baltimore, Maryland, has been ranked as one of the most caring cities in the United States, according to Wallet Hub. The city received an overall ranking of 56, with a total score of 53.90. This score was determined by three categories: caring for the community, caring for the vulnerable, and caring in the workforce.
Raksha Bandhan Celebration at FB County DA Office
On Friday, August 25, 2023, HSS (Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh) celebrated the festival of universal oneness (Raksha Bandhan) with the District Attorney Office of Fort Bend County, with the esteemed judge Surendran K. Pattel.
Bridging Cultures and Gratitude through Raksha Bandhan Celebration at NE Fort Bend Fire Station #2
On the sunlit Sunday of August 20th, families from Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Richmond, Texas team volunteers came together at Northeast Fort Bend Fire Station #2 to joyfully celebrate Raksha Bandhan. Raksha Bandhan, a cherished Hindu festival, serves as a day when sisters and brothers honor their bond, with brothers solemnly pledging to safeguard their sisters. During this tradition, sisters lovingly tie decorative bracelets called Rakhis around their brothers' wrists, sharing delicious Indian sweets to commemorate the occasion. This year, the festival falls on Wednesday, August 30th.
Heroic Volunteer Firefighter Returns Home After 97 Days in Seattle Hospital for Burns
LAPWAI, ID - Lapwai Fire Chief William Skiles would like to express his gratitude to all the local fire departments who helped him with escorting Jimmy Ralstin home today after the volunteer firefighter spent several weeks in a Seattle hospital for treatment of burns suffered while fighting a fire in rural Nez Perce County in mid-May. The 70-year-old Ralstin and his family left Seattle this morning after 97 days at the University of Washington Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center.
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Bangor's Call for Committee Volunteers: An Opportunity to Shape Policy and Gain Experience
With dozens of committee vacancies open in the city of Bangor, local officials are reaching out to the community for enthusiastic volunteers. These positions present a golden opportunity for residents to participate in local governance, find their unique niche, and shape the future of the city.
New York's Pets Are Being Abandoned In Shocking Numbers. Here's How To Help Them
For years, animal rescues were worried about the rise of "pandemic pets" that found homes during the first months of the pandemic. At first, hearing about animals being adopted in record numbers seemed good. However, there was always the concern that people would return them once people get called back into the office.
River City Food Bank asks home gardeners to donate surplus produce
The River City Food Bank is asking for donations from home gardeners who find themselves harvesting more produce than they can use. Donations can be dropped off at two locations in Sacramento:
National Night Out in College Park: Strengthening Communities for a Safer Tomorrow
Mark your calendars now for a celebration that will strengthen neighborhood ties, raise awareness of safety issues, and bring neighbors together like never before. National Night Out is just around the corner, and it's happening on Tuesday, August 1, 2023. This nationwide initiative is a powerful testament to the importance of building strong, united communities to create a safer and more secure tomorrow.
Editorial: For $20 Life is Beautiful Festival in Downtown Las Vegas will consider you for 12 hours of Volunteer work.
The popular annual Las Vegas music and arts festival life is beautiful and is looking for VOLUNTEERS for the downtown event this autumn. Taking a page from the Superbowl handbook this for-profit and very profitable venture wants the good people of Las Vegas to work for free. And in a beautiful way.
Local Agency Honors Dedicated Volunteers
Volunteers and representatives from local businesses and organizations were recently recognized for their outstanding efforts in support of Project Self-Sufficiency at the agency’s annual Mosaic Awards ceremony. The event recognizes individuals, schools, civic groups, businesses, and non-profit organizations which have provided invaluable assistance to the agency during the previous year. Michael McNamara received the Spirit of Service Award, a new category which was added this year in memory of former Board President Beverly Gordon. In addition, several dedicated volunteers were welcomed into the Louise E. Murphy Center for Volunteerism Circle of Leaders which singles out extraordinary efforts by those who have already received a Mosaic Award. Project Self-Sufficiency is a non-profit agency which specializes in services for low-income families in Sussex, Hunterdon, Morris, and Warren Counties.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors of College Park: NHN-CP's Supportive Services for Seniors in Our Community
Neighbors Helping Neighbors of College Park (NHN-CP) is a dedicated community organization that relies on the support of volunteers to assist seniors in our local area. The mission of NHN-CP is to help seniors remain in their homes as long as possible by lending a helping hand when family support or government services are not available. We will explore the valuable services offered by NHN-CP, highlighting how they create a safety net for our senior community.
Bold Steps for Equality: The Impact of SEWA Volunteers at Pride Parade
As members of the Chicago Chapter of Sewa International's LEAD 2023 program, we volunteered on the morning of June 4th, 2023, at the annual Buffalo Grove Pride Parade. Sewa International (www.sewausa.org) holds the view that we are all members of one big family. The word Sewa means service in Sanskrit language. The program gives students in grades 8 through 12 the chance to take part in several types of community service projects, also giving them the chance to gain volunteer hours in the process. Sewa believes that everyone is family and participants from various groups and beliefs are invited to help out in nurturing our community.
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Help Save Lives: Foster Homes Urgently Needed For A Pet Rescue
It's summertime, and it's time to party it up with friends and family. It's easy to feel gratitude for the summertime heat, the fun times at the local pool, and being able to chill with family. Are you looking to give back to the community?
LAPD Agrees to Pay for Medical Bills Volunteer Attacked By a Swarm of Bee's on Live TV
In a bizarre story during a live broadcast, an Air Force Veteran and 18-year volunteer of the Los Angeles Police Department was attacked by a rare swarm of bees in Encino, California while helping a citizen.
Volunteer artists and musicians sought by Echo Hospice of Orange County
Echo Hospice of Orange County is looking for volunteers to provide its patients with end-of-life comfort and companionship. There is a particular need for artists and musicians. Echo Hospice does not house patients in a facility. Patients are served in their private homes or other places of residence, such as an assisted living facility.