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We are the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. Working hand in hand with local partners, we tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation.

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How Our RSVP Volunteers Help #ServetheEarth

On Earth Day, volunteers from the Senior Corps’ RSVP program of Monroe County (Alabama) will be planting trees on an acre of land that was damaged by a wind-blown fire. Along with working to help the environment, Senior Corps’ RSVP volunteers of Monroe County serve with local non-profit organizations to set up clinics, offer access to healthcare, provide nutritional meals, and supply nutritional and educational information to members of the Monroe community.

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Apr 21, 2015
How Our RSVP Volunteers Help #ServetheEarth

On Earth Day, volunteers from the Senior Corps’ RSVP program of Monroe County (Alabama) will be planting trees on an acre of land that was damaged by a...


Follow our Corporation for National and Community Service social media channels all week as we showcase the many ways we help #ServetheEarth!

Apr 20, 2015

National Park Week

“This week, we embrace our cherished lands and waters, and celebrate the ways they enrich our Nation. Let us seize this opportunity to experience all our great outdoors has to offer, and let us recommit to doing our part to preserve these majestic places for all our children and grandchildren.”

– President Barack Obama, National Park Week proclamation, April 20, 2015
Apr 20, 2015

Crater Lake National Park in Oregon by Greg Nyquist (www.sharetheexperience.org).

Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina by Ben Sumrell.

Warner Wetlands in Oregon by Roman Iacobucci, BLM.

Canyonlands National Park in Utah by Rowena Trapp (www.sharetheexperience.org).

Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona by Randy Langstraat (www.sharetheexperience.org).

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These stunning images of sunrise and sunset will make you want to explore America’s public lands: http://on.doi.gov/1yvGeRd

To celebrate the start of National Park Week, all national parks are waiving entrance fees on April 18-19.

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There are as many reasons to serve. Get information on how you can give back to your community.

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Impact Your Nation

The members and volunteers who serve in CNCS programs provide vital assistance to organizations.

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Through programs and grants, CNCS provides human capital—people power—to help you address emerging needs in your community.

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The Corporation of National and Community Service provides grants to organizations committed to strengthening their communities through volunteering.

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