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Dogs, cats found in remote shelter in Arizona

A dog found wandering the streets of an Arizona animal shelter had been rescued after being rescued from a nearby dumpster.The dog was found Saturday by a passerby in a backyard in the city of Phoenix.A man who lives in the area said he noticed a dog in the backyard about 10 days ago and

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The Food Pantry: The Food Bank is now a charity, says one member

The Food Donation Network (FNV) says the charity has become a “national model” and says it has helped more than 600,000 people across the UK.The FNV, which was founded by a group of food and food delivery workers in the 1980s, says it currently serves more than 100,000 members across the country.The group’s head of

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When a good deed pays

Volunteer appreciation week: The good, the bad and the ugly article A volunteer appreciation week is an annual event organised by charity groups to give back to their local community.It’s a chance to raise money for a good cause and also to make a donation.A typical week involves raising money for the St Vincent de

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An icon for all the best volunteer work in your life

In a new feature called The Big Picture, Polygon has added an icon to every image you see that can show you how your volunteer work is making a difference in the world.In the screenshot above, we can see that the icon shows us how much time and effort each individual volunteer put into their

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Volunteers’ experience in Gaza is limited

Thousands of volunteers are returning to Gaza this summer after a six-month ceasefire broke down, but their experiences are limited.Many volunteers have returned home from their five-month stint in the territory, where they have been working for more than three years, but many have not yet returned.The UN’s humanitarian arm has been running the reconstruction