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Volunteering should be a long-term commitment

July 30, 2013

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by Mary Sanders — When a national disaster strikes, countless numbers of people rally together to pitch in to help in almost every way imaginable. With the recent unfortunate events in the Louisiana and surrounding Gulf areas, hurricanes Katrina and Rita have not been kind in their wrath. Reading through the endless stories from survivors […]

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Preparing for a thanks-giving dinner

September 6, 2012

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by Khayriyyah Savannah —  As the holiday season approaches, you may be stocking the pantry with extra goodies and arranging your home to accommodate family gatherings. It’s a good practice to also give thanks for the time you will spend with your loved ones. Recognizing that these busy, stressful times can contribute to strains in […]

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Creating job opportunities through volunteering

February 24, 2012

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by Steve Weitzenkorn, Ph.D. —  In good economic times, the volunteer rate in America remains reasonably steady; however, it has declined since its peak prior to the recession. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, the volunteer rate from 2003 through 2005, when the economy was strong and the unemployment rate low, was […]

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