Fulfill Your Potential by Volunteering

Here’s a loaded question for you. How many of you knew last week was National Volunteer Week?  Hmmmm …how many people said, “Well, I knew it was in April” or “I have heard of it before” or as I would imagine the vast majority had absolutely no clue. I was going to inform you last week and give you lists of fabulous ideas and pages of great projects that you could engage in, but then I thought, “No, let’s see what …

A Must-Read Memo for Volunteers

To: All volunteers, everywhere From: The bottom of our hearts Subj: Thank you!! Helping people. Helping animals. Helping the environment. Helping make the world a better place. And helping for free because a cause demands it. That’s what volunteers do, all over the world, every day. April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week, and AARP wants to say ‘thank you!’ to each and every volunteer. We see you volunteering in shelters, schools,

Celebrate National Volunteer Week

It’s National Volunteer Week! Non-profits and volunteers alike are sharing in an annual celebration of volunteerism and civic engagement that began more than two decades ago! It’s a time to not only recognize the tireless efforts of individuals who give of themselves to help others, but it’s also a time to reflect on the impact of service in our communities and discover new ways to do good. Non-profits, this is your time to recognize your outstanding volunteers. Volunteers (or potential …

National Volunteer Week: A Chance to Say ‘Thanks!

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU! That’s AARP’s message to anyone and everyone who volunteered in the past year. Next week, April 10-16, is National Volunteer Week. So while we’re among the millions of people who are grateful for volunteers year round, we are particularly enthusiastic about expressing our gratitude now. Do you have a volunteer you’d like to thank? Or a volunteer story to share? Or are you seeking volunteer opportunities? Create The Good is your one-stop Web site …

NFL Players Assn & AARP Kick Off National Volunteer Week in Nashville

AARP and NFL Playesrs Assoc. fix up Nashville seniors home for National Volunteer Week 2010.