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How to volunteer to help reduce COVID-19 at community centers

Volunteer energy cooperatives have popped up around the country in recent years, offering free meals and free haircuts to residents of low-income neighborhoods, often in collaboration with nonprofit organizations and faith-based groups.Now a coalition of groups is asking volunteers to help curb the coronavirus epidemic.The group, called Volunteer Energy Cooperative Network (VECN), has launched a

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How to build a $2.5 billion community energy infrastructure

An energy-hungry city in the heart of Silicon Valley is offering to help residents of the most densely populated city in America build an energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, carbon capture and storage facility that would provide the city with a new source of income.The City of Palo Alto, California, has been considering its energy future for more

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How to collect volunteer data for National Park Service research

We’re all about data.Volunteers are vital to National Park service research.If we can gather volunteer data, we can better understand what drives us and the public’s interest in our parks.We can’t do it all, of course.We also need to collect data on what volunteers do, where they live, what they do for fun, and what

How to volunteer with uso (the non-profit organization)

Posted October 23, 2018 09:30:04 Volunteer opportunities for young adults are growing, as are those for young families.So, how can you volunteer for a non-profits organization, such as the New York Times, if you don’t know where to begin?Here’s a guide to help you decide.

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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