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by WACH FOX57, South Carolina WASHINGTON, DC (WACH) – As the holiday season highlights acts of kindness and opportunities to give back, a new federal study shows that 1 in 4 South Carolina residents volunteered through an organization and two-thirds…

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by Kendra Evensen, Idaho State Journal Idaho and two local cities are getting some national recognition. The state was recently ranked second in the U.S. for the number of Idahoans who volunteer their time, and Pocatello and Idaho Falls were…

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By Erin OÕNeill, NJ.com The volunteer rate in New Jersey last year ranked near the bottom nationwide, a new federal study shows, despite an expectation by officials that the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort may help boost the stateÕs numbers. Last…

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by Diane Stafford, the Kansas City Journal Star About 487,500 volunteers contributed 68.2 million hours of unpaid service to nonprofit organizations and causes in the Kansas City area last year. Those numbers, based on data indicating that 31.8 percent of…

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by Reid Wilson, the Washington Post The habits we form as kids tend to stick with us through adulthood. ThatÕs great news for Kansas, where more teenagers volunteer actively in their communities than in any other state. The latest Volunteering…

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by Dana Milbank, the Washington Post I wanted to do something for my country during the holidays, so I went to the movies. I watched the Christmas Day opening of ÒThe Interview,Ó to show North Korea that I wasnÕt afraid…

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by Michael D. Pitman, Ohio Journal News BUTLER COUNTY – Institutions of higher education, such as Miami University in Oxford, its regional campus in Hamilton, Middletown and West Chester Twp., and Cincinnati State Middletown, are charged with educating students, which…

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by Stanley McChrystal on CNN.com (CNN) – Duty. Honor. Country. These words were chiseled in granite above me, printed on the diploma in my hands and engraved on my class ring. I had just completed a four year regimen that…

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by the Teton Valley News Over 36 percent of Idahoans volunteered during 2013, the second highest percentage among the states, according to the latest report on volunteerism from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the National Conference on…

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by the Journal Star Editorial Board Those in the vibrant prime of their lives are accustomed to tuning out when crotchety old geezers start complaining about the younger generation. But what if those silver-haired oldsters who gather at mid-morning coffee…

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from the Morning Sun, Pittsburg, Kansas Kayettes, a community service group sponsored by the Kansas Association for Youth (KAY) that focuses on school, community, nation and world service, completed nine service activities during the first semester this school year, and…

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by Michael D. Pitman, Hamilton Journal-News Any city or township thatÕs growing and flourishing more than likely has active civic and service clubs at work, community leaders say. Groups such as the Rotary, Kiwanis, LionÕs and Optimist clubs play a…

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