It’s National Volunteer Week and for communities across the nation this week brings the opportunity to shine the spotlight on the value of volunteerism. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week demonstrates the power of volunteerism to bring people together for positive change. Each year during National Volunteer Week, along with our partners we host events […]
This week the Volunteer Center has joined in the nationwide celebration of AmeriCorps Week to spotlight the vital work done by AmeriCorps members in communities across the Country. Started in 1994, more than 75,000 Americans participate in AmeriCorps each year and these individuals have contributed over 1 billion hours of service. Here at the Volunteer Center […]
In The Spotlight
Harbor High School instructor, Donnamarie Stahl, has an annual tradition of incorporating the spirit of giving into her lesson plans. For the past 10 years Donnamarie has participated in the Adopt-A-Family Project with her classes. Each year she calls the Adopt-A-Family Hotline and includes her students on speakerphone so they can collectively determine which family they want to adopt.
James is an incredible young man who has used volunteering as a means to maintain wellness, make new connections, build his resume, and give back for the support he has received as a participant of our Community Connection Prevention and Early Intervention Program.