AmeriCorps NCCC

The AmeriMarriage Diaries: Libby and Bobby Hite

The cliché is that opposites attract, but we've learned that some members of our national service family found enough in common to build relationships that led all the way to the altar. These are their stories.

Names:
Libby and Bobby Hite (Libby, currently serving as a Corporation for National and Community Service state program specialist in New Hampshire, provided the answers.)

Length of Marriage:
1 year, 6 months

Number of Children:
One furry, four-legged friend – a black lab named Cash.

FEMA Corps Member Brings Sandy's Lessons to White House

The chance to get in on the ground floor and build something new attracted recent college grad Ben Barron to the FEMA Corps AmeriCorps NCCC unit. Last fall his class went to work with the Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery effort in New York, where he learned a lot about himself and the strength of the human spirit.

Mayors of Super Bowl Cities Wager Volunteer Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Friday, February 1, 2013 (All day)
 
As part of 'Service Bowl,' winning mayor to host community service project with AmeriCorps members and local volunteers
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  – As the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers prepare to face off in Sunday’s Super Bowl, the mayors from the two cities have come up with a friendly wager that focuses on the importance of volunteering and community service.
 
Mayor Edwin M.

A Great Weekend for National Service

This weekend was a major moment for national service, and I want to share some of the many highlights that inspired me.

As the federal agency that leads the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, we worked closely with the Presidential Inaugural Committee to make the President’s National Day of Service and MLK Day into a Weekend of Service.

Hurricane Sandy Digest 1/10/13: Away from Home for the Holidays

We continue to track news coverage of the role national service participants have played in the Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery effort for the last few months. This week, our collection of stories includes one about two AmeriCorps members who spent their holiday away from home, helping people in New York and New Jersey recover from the storm.

AmeriCorps Sandy Relief Team Flies East Courtesy of Southwest Airlines

This week, nearly 100 AmeriCorps members boarded planes from Sacramento, CA, to New Jersey and New York where they will help residents affected by Hurricane Sandy rebuild homes, remove debris, and manage volunteers. Southwest Airlines' decision to donate travel to these young leaders made this deployment possible.

AmeriCorps at Work: Scenes from the Sandy Recovery

Last month, Corporation for National and Community Service staff visited several sites in New York and New Jersey where national service members were helping with the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort. Today, we'd like to share two of the videos from that trip.

Hurricane Sandy Digest 12/28/12: More Reports from the Field

We've been tracking news coverage of the role our national service participants have played in the Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery effort for the last few months. Here are some of the latest stories, including two personal reflections by AmeriCorps members.

FEMA Corps: Expanding Opportunities for Young Adults

This post was originally published on the FEMA Blog on Dec. 21, 2012.

AmeriCorps Teams Continue Hurricane Sandy Support During Holidays

Millions of Americans will be making the journey to their respective hometowns this weekend to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. Today and tomorrow, a 26-member AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team will leave Denver, CO, for the East Coast to spend their holidays helping families recover from Hurricane Sandy.

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