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Sharon Congleton, Health Promotion Nurse Consultant with the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Volunteers Needed For Seniors Battling Chronic Conditions

Nearly 90-percent of Philadelphian’s 60 and older have at least one chronic condition according to national statistics.

08/23/2015

Volunteers at Lincoln Financial Field for the Backpack-a-thon. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Volunteers Stuff Thousands Of Backpacks For Children In Need Of School Supplies

Over 250 volunteers spent the morning stuffing backpacks at Lincoln Financial Field.

08/06/2015

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NJ Volunteers Robbed At Gunpoint, Tied Up During Service Mission In Haiti

A group went to Haiti to help, but ended up needing help themselves.

06/03/2015

Pope Francis, in file photo. (credit: Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Seeking 10,000 Volunteers For Pope Francis’ Visit

If you are interested in volunteering during Pope Francis’ visit to the city of Brotherly Love, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is looking for you.

03/25/2015

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PHS Looking For Volunteers For This Year’s Butterfly Experience

Now is your chance to volunteer to help out at this year’s Butterfly Experience at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show.

01/05/2015

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Volunteering Trends Bring Good News

More than 63 million people volunteered through organizations between September 2012 and September 2013.

12/24/2014

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Recruiting Seniors For Non-profit Work

While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.

07/21/2014

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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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Nonprofit Organization Launches Campaign To Teach Adults To Swim

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.

04/20/2014

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Volunteers Spend Night In Bitter Cold To Help Others Dig Out After Snowstorm

Based in Southwest Philadelphia, the group spent their night out in the bitter cold away from their own families to help others.

01/22/2014

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Delaware County’s All-volunteer Ambulance Corps Upset Over Efforts To Bring In Part-time Staff

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.

12/03/2013

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Brick Township Pulls Together One Year After Sandy

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.

10/29/2013

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Volunteers Hit The Pavement To Distribute Affordable Care Act Information

She and a dozen other volunteers canvassed the small businesses on South Street where employees are likely to be part-time and without benefits.

10/10/2013

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Brotherly Love: Tutor And Student Bond Over Books

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.

02/05/2013

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Non-Profit Geared Towards To Helping Women Looking For Volunteers

A non-profit who provides professional clothing and job-readiness training to women who are getting back to work is looking for volunteers.

01/27/2013

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