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by Staff Reports, BrandonInfo.com South Dakotans ranked seventh in the country for overall volunteer rates, according to a newly released federal study. The annual Volunteering and Civic Life in America study, released last week by the Corporation for National and…

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by Leah Clapman, PBS NewsHour Giving back to the community is on most peopleÕs to-do list, but it takes time and a commitment. A recent study from the National Conference on Citizenship shows that Millennials and teens are more likely…

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by the Statesman Staff, the Idaho Statesman 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…

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by Tae Yoo, Senior VP of Corporate Affairs, Cisco Last year at a conference on national service, I heard a young man named Johann Shockency speak. Johann said that as a child, he had one goal: to serve his country…

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by Emilie Ritters Saunders, Boise State Public Radio By various measures, Idaho is a generous state. Wallet Hub finds Idaho is the third-most generous state when it comes to charitable giving. The Chronicle of Philanthropy finds Idahoans give more than…

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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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