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Go Plant/Hug a Tree!

Hello reader(s)! This week was a big one for the environmental/conservation crew! Wednesday was Earth Day and today (Friday) is Arbor Day! That means we were able to get the public involved in not one, not two, but THREE Earth Week events! 761 more words


AmeriCorps members assist elderly, disabled live independently

AmeriCorps Community Cares is an AmeriCorps State program, of Tennessee’s Community Assistance Corporation (TCAC).  Community Cares receives generous support from Volunteer Tennessee, public housing authorities, nonprofits and faith-based agencies to provide home and other supportive services to low-income frail elderly, challenged and disabled citizens in seventeen counties. 171 more words


YMCA Palo Alto 

Today we teamed up with Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps. We spent the day outside the local Palo Alto YMCA rebuilding the outside property and making it suitable for summer camp and other outdoor activities. 365 more words

Karma On The Road

CaliforniaVolunteers Now Accepting 2016 AmeriCorps Grant Applications for State Priorities, Including Drought Efforts

CaliforniaVolunteers announced today that it is now accepting applications for 2016-17 AmeriCorps state grant funding in support of community partnerships that will engage AmeriCorps members to meet state and local challenges through service and volunteer action. 222 more words


AmeriCorps volunteer transfers experience training teachers to Peace Corps Kyrgyz Republic

Alyssa Schmirler, 22, of Milwaukee, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Kyrgyz Republic April 22 to begin training as a secondary English education volunteer. 385 more words


Detroit Police, Volunteers To Board Up Houses Near Elementary School

DETROIT (AP) — Police officers are working with members of the AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program to help fight blight and improve safety for children in a southwest Detroit neighborhood. 72 more words