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Great Volunteer Stories

August 1, 2018

Scouting is designed to be a mostly outdoors experience. The youth do not have to be physically strong—Scouts learn to help everyone succeed. The active nature of the program is often the hook that brings in t...

February 14, 2018

Barbara Winkler is not alone in her desire to honor, thank, and comfort men and women who have experienced the horrors of war on behalf of our nation. Nationwide, in 47 states and the District of Columbia, are...

September 6, 2017

Horsing Around–Good for Kids and Volunteers

“Mom, go ride your horse—you’ll be a nicer person!” For years, family members knew the value of horseback riding for Crys Zinkiewicz. Being outside, with her horse, r...

August 30, 2017

American Dolls–Recipients of One-of-a-Kind Handmade Outfits

Paulette Broadbent isn’t your average seamstress.  She has been sewing since she was twelve years old.  Her grandmother and mother knew this seemingly...

May 25, 2017

Plein Air Painters—Dedicated to Conservation and Preservation

After twenty-five years as Director of the Office of Patient Affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Jean Gauld-Jaeger retired and pursued...

March 15, 2017

Volunteering to play spoons with a gospel/hymn group is Ed's Sunday afternoon play time

You know Ed Zinkiewicz! The host of this podcast series on volunteering, he practices what he preaches. On most Sunday aft...

March 1, 2017

Volunteering to play golf is the ideal retirement activity for Everett

With the “eyes” of Everett Davis, David Meador (blind since 19 years of age) has not only played golf, but also won major national champion...

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You can have a retirement that matters through volunteering.