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Posted byon December 2, 2013 at 1:55 PM EST
Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Wendy Spencer shares how mayors are highlighting the impact of service across the country.
Posted byon November 28, 2013 at 6:00 AM EST
In his weekly address, President Obama gave thanks to all the men and women defending our freedom and acknowledged their sacrifice might mean they can’t spend the holidays with their families.
Posted byon October 15, 2013 at 2:55 PM EST
On Monday, the President traveled to Martha’s Table, a local food pantry, to thank the many furloughed federal employees who have spent time during the government shutdown volunteering for charities and non-profits. While there, he joined volunteers and helped prepare food for the pantry and called on Congress to set aside their partisan demands and let these furloughed employees return to work.
Posted byon August 7, 2013 at 12:06 PM EST
Joshua Williams is a middle school student at Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove, Florida. He is the Founder and CEO of Joshua’s Heart Foundation, which has distributed almost 500,000 pounds of food to those in need.
Posted byon July 31, 2013 at 1:32 PM EST
Max Wallack, a 17-year-old junior at Boston University, is the founder of PuzzlesToRemember.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 7:14 AM EST
Rebecca Shaw, a high school senior from New York, NY, is the founder and President of the Anti-Bullying Leadership Network and chaired the recent New York Conference on Bullying Prevention.
Posted byon July 17, 2013 at 8:08 AM EST
Truth Muller, age 13, of Rock Hill, New York was concerned about declining bat populations in the rural town where he lives.
Posted byon July 15, 2013 at 2:30 PM EST
President Obama and former President George H.W. Bush honor the recipients of the 5,000th Daily Point of Light award, and President Obama announces plans to establish an interagency task to expand national service.
Posted byon July 15, 2013 at 1:30 PM EST
President Obama unveils a new Presidential Memorandum on Expanding National Service that will help tap the full resources of the federal government to provide more opportunities for citizens to engage in service and volunteering.
Posted byon July 10, 2013 at 12:46 PM EST
Calla Gilson, age 17, from Delta, Ohio is an advocate for local migrant workers and the educational needs of migrant youth. She got her start volunteering with the Migrant Ministry, a program that provides educational support for migrant students and advocates on behalf of the migrant worker community.