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  • Surf dogs do more than hang ten as ambassadors for people needing advocacy
    Surf dogs do more than hang ten as ambassadors for people needing advocacy
    On September 9th, 2012, during Helen Woodward’s 7th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, Surf Dog Ricochet amazed the gathered crowds by her ability. Ricochet took first place at Del Mar Dog Beach while at least 4,000 surf, beach and dog-loving...
  • My Support Team
    My unexpected journey - My daughter's observations
    Sitting in Chemotherapy yesterday, towards the end, my daughter Maria comments to me that I am beginning to get irritable. WHAT??Since my diagnosis, I have tried to change my attitude and emotions to reflect that unless it is health related, it...
  • The sandals of Tori Filbrandt
    From Moldova to a Denver classroom, walking in this hopeful teacher's shoes
    Victoria Filbrandt is a 2014 Colorado Teach for America Corps member who is two-parts idealist and one-part pragmatist. On the one hand, she is coming off of her Peace Corps placement in Moldova in order to fulfill a two-year commitment to Teach...
  • City of Hope
    City of Hope
    The City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for many life-threatening diseases, some being cancer and diabetes. In order to get the word out The City of Hope organization is looking for Citizens of Hope to help spread the word...
  • Girls cheering on the USA women's team in June 2014
    5 things to know as a 21-year-old woman about leadership
    This summer has seen Teach for America Institutes, 5-week on-the-job trainings in summer school classrooms, taking place across our country. Paraphrasing, the mission of Teach for America is the growing movement of leaders who work to ensure that...
  • Loyola Chicago
    Opening doors through community service
    In addition to whatever you have planned for the summer months, don’t forget to leave quality time for volunteer activities or projects. Incorporating community service into your life is incredibly rewarding and almost always habit-forming....
  • PED has made much progress!
    PED has made much progress!
    PED, the antonym for Pangea Educational Development, that began with a trio of young men and has built a structure from there, has made progress toward their goal of creating sustainability in rural villages in Africa. One of their first major...
  • Habitat for Humanity making a difference.
    What do you do?
    At social functions, especially during business networking opportunities, we have been conditioned to ask, “What do you do?” In many ways it speaks to our personal ethics and sense of self in a competitive world.Too often we’re...
  • Cape Fear Volunteer Center Calling for Volunteers & Support
    Cape Fear Volunteer Center Calling for Volunteers & Support
    Looking for the Perfect Summer Internship?Well the Cape Fear Volunteer Center is looking for you! Intersted Candidates are invited to apply for various Volunteer Internships.Openings Include: Assistant to the Director InternshipJob Summary:To...
  • Obama fails to spark young Americans as Kennedy and Reagan did
    Obama fails to spark young Americans as Kennedy and Reagan did
    The New York Times reported Friday that the record number of young people that elected Barack Obama twice are severely disillusioned. The volunteerism and public service the president advocated in his campaign platforms has not sparked interest...
  • Full Circle Round Up 2014
    Join the Full Circle Grief Center Annual Round Up on April 27
    The Full Circle Annual Round Up is gearing up for Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Innsbrook Picnic Area in Richmond, VA. It's the event that has everyone talking and for good reason.Not only is this annual party an opportunity to help raise money...
  • Charity comes from the heart
    Charity comes from the heart
    Reese Stoneburner and Patrick Query, two college freshmen are displaying their charitable side this evening when they take time to stop in to St. Michael’s Faith Center to check on the class that they were helping to teach last year....
  • 2014 Calendar of Giving
    2014 Calendar of Giving
    Have you ever wanted to give to charity or help someone in need, but didn’t know where to begin? The 2014 Calendar of Giving may be the answer, according to Family-to-Family. The non-profit has created 12 ways for families and teachers to...
  • Women in Film and Video (WIFV)
    Top-rated DC non-profits
    GreatNonprofits has released its list of the Top-Rated Non-Profits for Washington, DC. Its Top Rated Awards and Giving Guide includes 37 organizations and serves as a guide to donating, giving and volunteering during the 2013 holiday season and...
  • New volunteer form proposed for federal land agencies
    New volunteer form proposed for federal land agencies
    Volunteers in federal land programs will need to complete a new form. The Volunteer Application and Agreement for Natural and Cultural Resource Agencies was officially proposed for public comment on Friday, Dec. 22.The comment period is in effect...