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Volunteer Youth Corps to be set by Early 2014
The National Youth Council (NYC) will set up its volunteer youth corps in early 2014 to support overseas and local community projects. The youth corps comprises of young people aged 15-35. NYC...more



United Way of Tri-County Searching for Volunteer of the Year
The United Way of Tri-County has recently announced that it has started asking for nominations for its 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award. The annual distinction recognizes a person for his or her...more

Rescue Mission Event Gets Kids \"Back 2 School\"
The Back 2 School Blast event, which was held at Roanoke's Parkway Wesleyan Church, supplies school provisions, resources, and services to young students. Rescue Mission Ministries organized the...more

Tomkat Philanthropy Serves Good Food, Banking and Energy
Tom Steyer and his wife, Kathryn Taylor of Tomkat Charitable Trust, aims to serve "good food, good banking and good energy" at their TomKat Ranch known for its certified grass-fed beef in Northern...more

United Way of Escambia County Calls on Volunteers for Flood Relief Efforts
Following the disastrous flood that hit Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in Florida, the United Way of Escambia County calls on volunteers for flood relief projects. Volunteers at these following...more

Youth: More Volunteer Engagement
The Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor encourages youth to be more involved in volunteer work. Rosmah Mansor reasons that volunteerism practice lays the foundation for a united...more

The Next 20 Genius Kids to Get $100,000 Peter Thiel Funds to Ditch College
Peter Thiel, PayPal creator, libertarian and The Thiel Foundation founder, is constantly challenging the status quo with its Thiel Fellows program. The program offers a select group of...more

Reading Program Needs Volunteers
The Start Making a Reader Today Program, organized by SMART, is seeking for volunteers to help them cater to more than 700 student participants in Klamath County. The program reportedly needs 95...more

Volunteer Spirit Alive and Well Among Older Adults
In a recent study by AARP, a nonprofit organization that helps people aged 50 and above improve the quality of their lives, the spirit of volunteering is alive and well among older...more






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Green Coworking Space Expands To Serve Denver’s Green Movement


Green Coworking Space Expands To Serve Denver’s Green Movement

The country’s first green coworking space, Green Spaces, is a hub for green and socially conscious businesses in Denver to work and connect with each other.




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