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Rebuilding Together Receives $781,697 National AmeriCorps Grant

Funding will support 87 AmeriCorps members at 28 local Rebuilding Together affiliates across the nation
Press Release

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together has received a $781,697 AmeriCorps grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support 87 AmeriCorps members who will provide critical support to our mission of transforming the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing their communities. This grant will support AmeriCorps members in 28 cities and 19 states across the country.

Volunteers to Help Transform Louisiana Community on MLK Day of Service

More than 100 AmeriCorps members to serve the Monroe neighborhood with Rebuilding Together
Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 100 AmeriCorps members serving with Rebuilding Together – a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing – and Volunteer Louisiana will perform free critical home repair services for low-income homeowners in the Monroe neighborhood of Lafayette, Louisiana.

Points of Light, GE Volunteers and the Corporation for National and Community Service Bring Communities Together to Honor the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Through Volunteer Service

More Than 200,000 People Across the Country Are Volunteering and Convening America’s Sunday Suppers to Honor Dr. King’s Legacy of Service
Press Release

ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, with support from GE Volunteers and the Corporation for National and Community Service; and in partnership with nonprofits and hundreds of local volunteer action centers, will mark the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Jan.

AmeriCorps Alums, 2U to Increase Access to Graduate Degrees for Those Who Served in AmeriCorps

Press Release

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – 2U, Inc. is partnering with AmeriCorps Alums to provide its members with a $5,000 tuition benefit toward quality graduate degrees at top-tier universities in business, government, social work and mental health, health care, education, and other high-demand career areas.

St. Bernard Project (SBP) and Toyota Build on Hurricane Katrina Recovery Effort with Expanded Partnership to Strengthen U.S. Disaster Resilience

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SBP Has Rebuilt More Homes Post-Katrina than Any Other Nonprofit, Yet More Than 5,000 New Orleans Families Remain Displaced Nearly 10 Years after the Hurricane.

Toyota will train 140 AmeriCorps Members Annually in Toyota Production System to Support SBP’s Rebuilding Efforts across the Country.

Press Release

SBP Has Rebuilt More Homes Post-Katrina than Any Other Nonprofit, Yet More Than 5,000 New Orleans Families Remain Displaced Nearly 10 Years after the Hurricane.

Toyota will train 140 AmeriCorps Members Annually in Toyota Production System to Support SBP’s Rebuilding Efforts across the Country.

City Year AmeriCorps Members Recognized with DIRECTV Math Achievement Awards

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DIRECTV is proud to recognize 11 City Year AmeriCorps members from six U.S. cities with its 2015 Math Achievement Awards. This program, now in its second year, presents a free year of DIRECTV Service to AmeriCorps members who have made a profound impact on student math achievement while serving with City Year at high-need K-12 schools. 

Father’s Day Gets Me Thinking About How My Daughter Inherited My Passion for Volunteering

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This post is by Matthew Little, who says his service in AmeriCorps two decades ago shaped not only the way he looks at the world, but who he is as a father. 

Service as a Family Tradition – Four Generations Strong

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This post is by Joyce Yamaato, vice president with Wells Fargo’s Strategic Philanthropy and Partnerships Group. Her service in AmeriCorps led her to pursue a philanthropic career spanning 20 years.  

A Brutal Lesson Leads to a Strong Sense of Purpose

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This post is by Rachelle Duroseau, who will soon begin her second term as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with Children’s Home Society of Florida. She was recently awarded Volunteer Florida’s Champion of Service award for her VISTA work.

DIRECTV Hosts City Year Los Angeles Corps Members

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On Tuesday, March 31, DIRECTV welcomed 25 young people serving as City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members to their headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. The event focused on preparing the City Year corps members for careers after their year of service in high-need schools.

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