More than 63 million people volunteered through organizations between September 2012 and September 2013.
While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.
Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, a third of American adults are unable to swim the length of a standard size pool. Now, US Masters Swimming is trying to reduce that figure by way of an army of volunteer instructors.
Based in Southwest Philadelphia, the group spent their night out in the bitter cold away from their own families to help others.
Members of the Springfield, Delaware County Ambulance Corps fear a decision by the Board of Commissioners to bring in paid staff for some shifts could mark the “beginning of the end” for the only remaining all-volunteer unit in the county.
Sandy survivors and supporters at the Visitation Relief Center joined thousands of volunteers throughout New Jersey in a day of service to mark the one year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy.
She and a dozen other volunteers canvassed the small businesses on South Street where employees are likely to be part-time and without benefits.
When people immigrate to the United States, it can be a challenge to learn English, especially as an adult. As Ukee Washington shows us, volunteers are donating their time and expertise to help.
A non-profit who provides professional clothing and job-readiness training to women who are getting back to work is looking for volunteers.
The birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. has become a national day of service and the website of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides interesting information.
Thanksgiving is the biggest day of the year for MANNA; the non-profit that provides meals for the critically ill.
Now that Hurricane Sandy is mostly done wreaking havoc on the area, it’s time for the long cleanup and recovery to begin. If you’d like to help, check out our list of resources.
Volunteers are on the lookout along local streams, for a threatened species of shellfish.
It’s hard to imagine how teeny tiny toadlets — smaller than a dime — manage to climb the steep sides of the reservoir, let alone hop down the ramps to cross busy Port Royal Avenue to relative safety.