United We Serve

  • Posted on Dec 21, 2012
    By Greg Tucker


    This is the final stretch for holiday shoppers, and you know who you are if you belong to the procrastinators club. But you can still give the gift of service and help to others, even while the rush to the malls reaches a fever pitch.
  • Posted on Dec 20, 2012
    By CNCS Staff


    In the spirit of the season, members of our AmeriCorps team offer a national service variation on “The 12 Days of Christmas.” So if everyone is ready, let's sing along with AmeriCorps -- and a-one, and a-two ...
  • Posted on Dec 17, 2012
    By CNCS Staff


    Civic leaders, community groups, and elected officials joined the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today for a dedication of the new AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Atlantic Region Campus in the former Sacred Heart of Mary School of Baltimore, MD.
  • Posted on Dec 17, 2012
    By Greg Tucker


    “Where do you find the time?” is a question that could be posed to many parents, but the 2012 Volunteering and Civic Life in America (VCLA) report shows that many in this group are carving space in their busy schedules to help others in their communities. Allison Moore, a military spouse and mother of three young children in Missouri, is a prime example.
  • Posted on Dec 13, 2012
    By Greg Tucker


    The new "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" report gives researchers at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) a chance to examine some of the trends in these two important areas of life across the United States. This data from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 51 cities provides a snapshot of how Americans are coming together to improve our communities and who is leading the way.
  • Posted on Dec 12, 2012
    By Jonathan Greenblatt


    The following post was originally published on the White House Blog on Nov. 12, 2012. Jonathan Greenblatt is a Special Assistant to the President and the Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.Working together to strengthen our communities is at the core of our national values. New research indicates that this commitment to service burns brighter than ever.
  • Posted on Dec 10, 2012
    By CNCS Staff


    Our friends weigh in often on our Facebook page with comments, opinions, and all kinds of interesting observations.The latest fill-in-the-blank status update is: “I'm inspired to volunteer by ____________”
  • Posted on Nov 21, 2012
    This Thanksgiving, as we gather with loved ones and give thanks for the blessings in our lives, let us also commit to share those blessings through service to others.
  • Posted on Nov 19, 2012
    By Greg Tucker


    A day designed around the idea of “thanks” is a natural for those who want to give back. And as Americans have opened their hearts and wallets to disasters like the Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery efforts, there are many other ways to show thanks by helping those in need this holiday season.
  • Posted on Oct 26, 2012
    By Greg Tucker


    The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) supports volunteer service across the nation, and we couldn't let this weekend pass without saluting the millions who will take part in the annual Make a Difference Day. You can still find a project and join them if you hurry.


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