One More Call on Service - TODAY!

Great news! The House of Reps could send voluntary service legislation to the President as early as this evening. We're hearing they will consider the Senate-passed version of H.R. 1388, The GIVE Act/Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act this afternoon.
How can you help? Contact your Representatives now and urge them to support the bill. It's pretty simple, just tell them to "Please pass the GIVE Act as amended by the Senate."
The House operator -- 202-225-3121 -- can connect you with your Congressperson. Click here if you need to see who your representative is. Stay tuned to to see how your legislator voted.
PS. If you've already called, and asked your friends to call, visit to find more ways you can help out in your community.

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