Focus on National Service

Top Ten National Service Moments of 2013

This past year, we engaged millions of Americans in high-impact service, meeting pressing needs in communities across the nation. Working hand in hand with thousands of local partners, our members and volunteers improved lives, expanded economic opportunity, and strengthened communities. As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at some of our favorite national service moments.

AmeriCorps Week Marks Combination of Service and Solutions

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Monday, March 11, 2013 (All day)

AmeriCorps members tutor millions of students, help veterans and military families, and rebuild communities hit by disaster

Washington, D.C. – This week, thousands of Americans will mark the seventh annual AmeriCorps Week, recognizing how AmeriCorps members, alumni, and programs are addressing our country’s most pressing challenges through service.

Mayors of Super Bowl Cities Wager Volunteer Service

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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.
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