Virginia Baus, a first-time participant in Make a Difference Day and a loyal volunteer for
the Hunger Defense Fund, was excited to see the size of the nonprofit network in the valley.
What's more, when you volunteer for
VITA, you help a family in your area, and that family receives a refund that will be spent in the community--strengthening the local economy while making the family less in need of other community resources.
The order and specificity this structure brings to CPAs' volunteer financial education efforts will enable them to confidently volunteer for
the campaign, knowing they'll be asked to contribute only in the areas they know best.
Tom Petryshen, former Olympic wrestler and Canada District 1 IABC member, says, "As a volunteer for
the sport of wrestling, I got to experience many aspects of the Olympic Games.
The agencies responded that of course it wouldn't; who would volunteer for
such drudgery as cleaning house for a bedridden person they didn't even know?
Kathryn Scheckel, 17, of Scottsdale, a senior at Xavier College Preparatory School in Phoenix, has worked as a volunteer for
the Mustang Library and the City of Scottsdale Public Library System since 2001.
Although not a parent, Nicholas was cited as an outstanding volunteer for
organizing a weekly math tutorial for students at Rio Norte Junior High, recruiting volunteers from her high school honors classes to help in the effort.
15, more than 200 Macy's North associates will volunteer for
a major renovation project at a Central Community Housing Trust apartment building for low-income, formerly homeless individuals.
Watson, who has been a volunteer for
just over a year, performs her assigned patrol duties in Littlerock but also assists in record keeping and other duties.
Employees volunteer for
projects such as the Habitat for Humanity's home build, the American Bankers Association's "Teach Children to Save Day," the Audubon Society's "Coastal Cleanup" and more.
Owens, a retired GTE worker who is married and the mother of three grown children, has been a police volunteer for
Twenty-two percent also said they volunteer for
a cause that has touched them personally.
Most firefighters in Fillmore say they volunteer for
the chance to serve their community.
Lillian Kepler is a volunteer for
Cobb County Catholic Social Services, an outreach ministry of the Archdiocese of Atlanta with a special concern for those most in need and most vulnerable.
Those wishing to volunteer for
the fair can contact Heitman at (661) 948-6060, Ext.