December 13, 2012 A holiday reminder of how generous many Americans are: More than 64 million people volunteered through a formal organization in 2011, a new report shows. That was up from the year before and part of a trend.
September 1, 2012 In our monthlong blog that ended Aug. 31, we collected stories of people working together to make the world a better, safer, greener and greater place to live.
August 27, 2012 The Caregiver Canines program visits the elderly and those with Alzheimer's disease.
August 25, 2012 Hike For KaTREEna is dedicated to reforesting the city and have helped to plant 13,400 trees since 2006.
August 24, 2012 On Saturday, University of Alabama students can choose to refurbish a neighborhood baseball diamond, clean-up a local high school, create a carnival or do something else worthwhile.
August 24, 2012 For Love of Children's Neighborhood Tutoring Program places children from low-income D.C. families with volunteer tutors in one-on-one relationships.
August 23, 2012 Volunteers from the student-led Coaching Corps teach sport-specific skills and mentor under-served young people.
August 23, 2012 Unpaid guides provide hayforks at the American Gothic House Center so tourists can pose in front of the house that inspired Grant Wood's recognizable painting.
August 20, 2012 The Service Station is the campus hub of organized service activities at Austin College. Students run it and plan all the community service projects.
August 20, 2012 A group of women in their 50s and 60s left the jobs they say no longer fulfilled them. Now they're traveling the U.S. doing volunteer work.
August 17, 2012 Hundreds of students from Indiana University volunteer at Middle Way House, a haven for victims of domestic violence.
August 7, 2012 Volunteers collect tossed-out food — produce and packaged goods — from grocery stores, strap it to bikes and ride it to shelters, housing projects and at-risk community outlets.
August 6, 2012 Darryl Burnette, a professional chef, spends about 10 hours a week at Harlem Grown, a nonprofit that promotes urban gardening and good nutrition among school kids.
August 2, 2012 Earthcorps members from more than 60 countries work daily to restore and invigorate the Puget Sound bio-network.