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Amgen Volunteer Uses Impact Day to Give Back

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Deb, an Exec. Biopharmaceutical Rep. in Washington, D.C., used her Impact Day to help homeless families at a local nonprofit organization, For Kids.

Amgen Staff from Bogotá Give Back

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Amgen volunteers from the Bogotá, Colombia office worked with students to build furniture for their classrooms and beautify the park at a rural school in La Calera.

National Rebuilding Month: Rebuilding Day

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Rebuilding Together affiliates preserve existing affordable housing for low-income homeowners and revitalize communities across America.

Domtar’s STEM Program Works to Build Future Leaders

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The United States is a world leader thanks in large part to the work of the its scientists, engineers, mathematicians and innovators. Our future success depends on the work of the next generation’s brilliant minds, who will seek out innovative solutions to current — and currently unknown — problems.

Amgen Volunteer Uses Impact Day to Wrap Gifts

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Jamie, an Amgen Sr. Biopharmaceutical Rep. from Denver, used her volunteer Impact Day to wrap gifts for children and families living at Brent’s Place, a free housing option for children who are immune-compromised.

Out On the Trail: 50 Years of Volunteerism

By Bob Fuller, 2017 President's Volunteer Service Award recipient
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I’ve spent some of the best days of my life out on a hiking trail, clearing brush, field checking maps and leading crews that rehabilitate trails and build new ones.  You might see me carrying a clipboard and counting deer droppings, cutting brush with loppers or clearing blown down trees with a chain saw. Or perhaps you might find me building a bridge, swinging a sledge hammer or moving big rocks to build stepping stones or stairs.  It’s not a high-paying job; it’s not even a paying job, actually. Money isn’t the point. I volunteer because it’s infinitely rewarding.

Volunteers and Corporate Sponsors Needed for Fairfax CASA’s 7th Annual Run for the Children 8K Race & 3K Run/Walk

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Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to ensuring that the most vulnerable of children—those who are caught up in the confusing, chaotic and scary child protection system that they unwittingly become a part of—are provided with a safety net. By recruiting, training and closely supervising citizen volunteers to become the “eyes and ears of the Court,” Fairfax CASA has been able to provide a voice to 7,000 children with open abuse and neglect cases in the Fairfax Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court since1989.

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Launch Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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TUCSON, Ariz., April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Eighth-Grader Donates 27,000+ Books to Disadvantaged Children and Families

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This article originally appeared on Columbus Parent.

By Debbie Briner

...Books for Bedtime encourages organizations and schools to hold their own book drives to benefit the nonprofit. It also joined VolunteerMatch, which links people willing to donate their time with a cause. The Warrens said that led to companies such as The Limited and Morgan Stanley sponsoring book drives. "It was really exciting the first time. I got to tour The Limited facility," she said.

Work to Give, Give to Work. Where are We Now?

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If you look at the volunteer rates from 2011-2015, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, you'll notice volunteerism has been on the decline in recent years. However, as Laura Shear, a Bay Area-based freelance writer and consultant, states in an article posted on Relate by Zendesk, "there's a glimmer of hope."

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