United We Serve

  • Posted on Sep 12, 2011
    This post originally appeared on the White House blog on September 10th, 2011. To honor those we lost in the worst attack ever on our soil, September 11th has been designated as a National Day of Service and Remembrance, and like many Americans across the country this weekend, the First Family paid their respects by joining a service project.
  • Posted on Sep 12, 2011
    This past weekend, hundreds of thousands of Americans participated in service projects to pay tribute to the victims and heroes of 9/11. In all 50 states, volunteers turned out to paint and refurbish homes, run food drives, spruce up schools, reclaim neighborhoods, and support and honor veterans, soldiers, military families, and first responders.
  • Posted on Sep 12, 2011
    The Service News Digest is a regular feature on the Serve.Gov blog. In this series, we showcase news highlights that feature national service and Corporation for National and Community Service programs. In this edition, take a look at some of the great stories that feature September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance activities.
  • Posted on Jul 28, 2011
    Acting CEO Robert Velasco, II, honored the Steinbrenner family for their commitment to making their community stronger with the President's Volunteer Service Award.
  • Posted on Jul 28, 2011
    It's not often you'll catch professional baseball players tossing around water balloons. But on Tuesday, you would have seen just that – when New York Yankees players surprised the non-profit organization, Tuesday's Children at the Beekman Beach Club.
  • Posted on Jul 27, 2011
    Music reached Daniel Trush when nothing else could. In March 1997, at age 12, he had a brain aneurysm and was placed in a medically induced coma to relieve the swelling in his skull. Doctors said that he was brain dead and that recovery to anything resembling his former self was unlikely.
  • Posted on Jul 20, 2011
    As part of the President's Call to Service initiative, United We Serve, the Corporation for National and Community Service is working with the New York Yankees for their annual HOPE Week, (Helping Others Persevere & Excel).
  • Posted on Jul 20, 2011
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  • Posted on Jun 29, 2011
    A few weeks ago, the Corporation for National and Community Service joined First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Members of Congress and their spouses for a day filled with strenuous and physically hard, yet rewarding work.The group worked alongside AmeriCorps members and other volunteers to build a playground with the organization KaBOOM! which was celebrating it's 15th birthday with the build, its 2000th!


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