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AmeriCorps Honored for 579,000 Hours of Joplin Tornado Relief Work

The Missouri House of Representatives today passed a resolution honoring AmeriCorps members from across the country who have played an indispensable role in helping...
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AmeriCorps Honored for 579,000 Hours of Joplin Tornado Relief Work

The Missouri House of Representatives today passed a resolution honoring AmeriCorps members from across the country who have played an indispensable role in helping...
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AmeriCorps Hiring Largest Class in 16 Years

The Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency created in 1993 to engage Americans in service, today announced grants to eight organizations...

For Years College Students Provide the Homeless With Free Health Care

Stephanie Oh knows what it’s like to live below the poverty line. After graduating college with a degree in bioengineering, she volunteered for AmeriCorps and subsisted...

Dating Site That Hooks Up Volunteers Leads to a Valentine’s Day Wedding

He baked for others. That’s a big reason why she put Michael Webber in her list of favorites on iHeartVolunteers, the dating site for service-minded...

Car Company Shows Nonprofits How to Do Their Good Deeds Better (LOOK)

Just like the television show Extreme Home Makeover, we love to bring you stories of people coming together to surprise a deserving family or...

New U.S. Plan for Solar Power Will Light Up Low-Income Homes

The White House has unveiled a new solar power initiative that promises to expand solar energy to slow-income communities, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and...
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Small Group Fixing Neighbors’ Homes Grows to 3.4 Million Volunteers

A small group of grassroots activists in Midland, Texas has spread hope to homeowners in need, providing critical home repairs free of charge. Since...
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Small Group Fixing Neighbors’ Homes Grows to 3.4 Million Volunteers

A small group of grassroots activists in Midland, Texas has spread hope to homeowners in need, providing critical home repairs free of charge. Since...
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Four People, 4 Reasons Why “ObamaCare” Works

The Denver Post demonstrated how the Affordable Care Act of 2010 is helping people and businesses save money and stay healthy in a column...
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Four Community Volunteers Honored as Heros for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

To honor and encourage volunteerism on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Allstate Insurance Company is honoring four African-American volunteers who generously serve their communities...
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Harvard Man Becomes Mayor of Ghost Town on Mission of Revival

A Harvard-educated man who moved to Braddock, Pa. in 2001 to work on an AmeriCorps project and ended up running for mayor four years...
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President Obama Signs Landmark National Service Legislation

To kick off National Service Week, president Barack Obama signed a $5.7 billion national service bill Tuesday that triples the size of the...
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Obama Campaign Contacts Millions to Organize MLK Day of Service

Weeks ago, the Obama Inaugural campaign began using the extensive email and telephone list that propelled a candidate to the White House, to push...
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Red Cross Connects Brothers Separated by War in Sudan

The American Red Cross of Alaska recently helped reconnect local Anchorage resident Tor Gach with his brother, who lives in a refugee camp in...