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by Emily Badger, the Washington Post No one trusts their neighbors quite like the good people of Utah. No state contains more conscientious shoppers than — wait for it — Oregon. The state where people have the least confidence in…

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by Nate Dougherty, Rochester Business Journal Rochester is among the most service-minded communities in America, a report released this week from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the National Conference on Citizenship shows. The ÒVolunteering and Civic Life…

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by Megan O’Neil, Chronicle of Philantrophy A new federal report shows declines in 16 of 20 indicators of civic health, including falling rates of volunteerism and engagement with community organizations and flagging trust in public institutions. In 2013, slightly more…

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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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