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Make MLK Day a Day "On," Not a Day Off
Join millions of people around the country who will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through volunteer service! Whether you plan on grabbing a paintbrush, mentoring a young person or helping to clean up a public space, know that what you do makes a difference. Visit to find volunteer opportunities in your community, create and register your own service project, download a communications toolkit and promotional materials, and more!
7 Ways Your Family Can Make a Difference on Family Volunteer Day
Volunteering with your family can seem like another task to add to your to do list, but it’s easier than you think to fit it into your schedule. More important is the benefit of volunteering together, deepening your bonds with your community and with each other.
CSAA Insurance Group: Supporting Community Safety During Disaster
This year’s Northern California wildfires burned more than 600,000 acres – the largest wildfire in California history. In response to the wildfires, CSAA Insurance Group’s award-winning corporate volunteer program, AAA Volunteers, empowers and motivates employees to address diverse community needs through volunteer service, taking time from their normal job duties and daily routines to contact impacted customers.
4 Ways to Make Disaster-Relief Donations Personal and Impactful
When natural disasters strike, it can be overwhelming to think about how you can make a difference. For many people, there is a natural desire to do something substantial to help communities in need, but even the most ambitious recovery efforts and good intentions can go wrong in delicate environments.

Stories of Change

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Project Management Day of Service: Helping No...

Inspired to help local nonprofit organizations reach their full potential, Gary Vaughan...

Creating a Caring Community for Volunteers of...

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