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When School Places Ad For Male Mentors, They’re Overwhelmed by ‘Volunteer Dad’ Responses

This Texas middle school was overwhelmed by the amount of father figures who showed up for their “Breakfast With Dads” event last month.

Volunteers Give Away 1,500 Christmas Trees, Set Up Dozens More For Homeless

PJ Simiens and his friends wanted to make sure that families and homeless individuals who were affected by Hurricane Harvey can still have some Yuletide cheer in their lives.

Volunteers Transform Empty Las Vegas Lot into Healing Garden in Just Four Days

The healing garden has become a sanctuary for city citizens in Las Vegas – and all of the materials, labor, and funding came from volunteers.

100-Year-old Still Volunteers For Charity More Than Anyone Else

Harold Hager is being recognized as an unparalleled charitable worker – and he's older than any of his counterparts. The 100-year-old has been putting in...

On the Eve of World Environment Day, Volunteers Remove 160 Tons of Filth From Beach

On the eve of this most joyous of World Environment Days, hundreds of Indian volunteers have assisted in cleansing a beach of its 160...

Shark Attack Survivor Now Volunteers at the Place Her Life Was Saved

This 54-year-old woman used the horrifying events of her past as a catalyst for helping people in the future. Maria Korcsmaros was training for a triathlon last year when...

Bride of Canceled Wedding Donates Reception to Volunteers Instead

There may not have been a bride at this wedding, but there certainly was a lot of love. Jenna Yorkovich came to the unfortunate conclusion...

After Fire Closes Restaurant, Owner Pays Staff to Volunteer For Others

When a faulty water heater caused a fire in the backroom of this restaurant, the employees were prepared to be out of their jobs. But...

Teens Volunteer to Serve at Funeral of Veteran With No Family

These six high school students didn't hesitate to volunteer their Tuesday morning and honor a late Vietnam veteran they had never met.

Cyclists Volunteer to Give Nature Rides to Wheelchair Bound

These passengers suffering from limited mobility now get to enjoy the same outdoor benefits as their able-bodied volunteers.

Watch Volunteer Firefighters Rescue a Wild Fox Stuck In Soccer Net

Somehow a small wild fox got stuck in a soccer net in a Pennsylvania park. Luckily these firefighters understood ‘what the fox says.’

Volunteers Go ‘Rogue’, Ignore Police Lines to Rescue Pets Stranded in Fire Zone

When a fast-moving wildfire stranded dozens of pets behind fire lines, a group of Canadian truck hobbyists kicked their compassion into high-gear, and slipped...

Dog Stolen as Pup Returned to Family by Shelter Volunteers 100 Miles Away

This puppy's 100-mile journey home might have been a rough one if she hadn't been picked up by Jersey volunteers.

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...

370 Union Plumbers Volunteered to Install Water Filters in Flint For Free

An army of 300 union plumbers from across the state and country joined local workers to fan out across Flint, Michigan to update faucets for residents in...

Volunteers Turn Abandoned Buildings into Apartments for Homeless Vets

Volunteers have started remodeling hundred-year-old apartments in Ohio to serve as new homes for homeless veterans. Iron Soup Historical Preservation is reworking old buildings in...

Syrian Man Returns to Volunteer in Greece 3 Years After He Was Welcomed as Refugee

Ibrahim Bayzed’s story is one that can only be described as “coming full circle.” He fled Syria in 2012 during a mass exodus of opponents...

103-yr-old Dressed Like Wonder Woman Volunteers 5 Days A Week

At 103-years-old, Mary Cotter is definitely one of the oldest living superheroes around. For the past 25 years, this “Wonder Woman” has been actively volunteering at...

People-Powered Grocery Store Lowers Food Prices for Volunteers

A nonprofit grocery store offers healthy foods and a boost of self esteem for less fortunate customers. Founder Kurt Vickman lets people volunteer to work...

Who You Gonna Call to Liven Up Science Class? Ghostbusters Volunteers

If there’s something dull ’Bout your science class, Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! These super-fans of the ‘80s movie don’t just dress up like their heroes,...