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Rain or Shine Student Volunteer Demonstrates Caring for his Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched all our lives, but the isolation and restrictions are especially hard for children and teens. While school systems turn to virtual classrooms, other learning opportunities are encouraged – and welcome — including service learning. Students at St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, Maryland, were encouraged to put into practice […]

Every Week is “Volunteer Week” at The Salvation Army

Organizations around the nation celebrate volunteerism during National Volunteer Week, April 19-25. The Salvation Army sees the difference volunteers make in the lives of hungry, homeless, and hurting people every day. Often just knowing someone cares means the world to a person in need. Here are a few ways in which Salvation Army volunteers have […]

Volunteer Demonstrates his Love for his Community

Each Tuesday and Thursday, The Salvation Army Suffolk, Virginia assembles and serves restaurant meals for their community. This effort provides about 100 meals per day in partnership with the Love Local, Buy Suffolk Initiative. As cars drive alongside the building, volunteers from The Mount Suffolk church safely hand over hot meals to hungry neighbors. One […]

Volunteer Ministers and the Churches of Scientology Disaster Response Use Personal Skills to Help During the Pandemic

Personal stories of helping others during the pandemic are being shared by the Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology in various parts of the country. In the northwest, Rev. Ann Pearce and her Volunteer Minister team from the Church of Scientology in Seattle, WA, continue to work with their community, getting donations of food supplies […]

Hampton Roads organizations still accepting donations during COVID-19

The stay-at-home order is keeping everyone inside and kicking spring cleaning off even earlier this year. People are gathering up clothing and household items to donate. But what is open to give them away to? A few organizations are still accepting donations during this time. Major Matt Riley with The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area […]