I spent a few months in Syria last year as a peace corps worker, working in the city of Kobane, where the Syrian army was fighting to hold back the Islamic State.The region is the countrys worst-hit by the war, and Kobane was home to the largest refugee camp in the world.I had an important
Psychedelic Research Volunteer Opens Doors to ‘The Human’ Source CNN title The Human: The documentary about the psychedelic research volunteer who inspired her entire life.
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phoenix, Ariz.— More than a dozen people who live in Phoenix’s downtown Phoenix neighborhood were left stranded on Tuesday night because they could not get into the restaurant where they were supposed to be eating, and they were told to wait outside, a spokeswoman for the city said.The workers, all of whom were staying at
Volunteers are among the most important members of our community, helping to create the foundations of our future.But their contribution to the health and wellbeing of people in our communities cannot be overstated.As a volunteer, you help people find a way to get to where they want to go, and it’s not always easy.The good
The firefighting world is filled with tales of heroic heroism.But as the last of its kind in the United States, it is also filled with stories of tragedy.A young firefighter named Jimmy Pyle, who was 25 years old when he died in the firefighting pits of the Bronx in 1993, has become the most celebrated
The day I walked in the door of the Volunteer TV studio in New York City, the first thing I noticed was that the studio had a sign on it reading: “If you are a woman, you will be a Volunteer.”This was an acknowledgment that women were often not given the attention they deserve, but
A few days ago, the hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that it had found a way to teach English to its English-speaking patients, and the result has been quite remarkable.The hospital is currently the only institution in the UAE to offer English-language training to its employees.“It’s really a first for us.It’s not
In 2017, the holiday season has become a time of renewal and renewal, with the Christmas season being a time for those with busy schedules to give back and give back to the community.One of the biggest gifts this year is the opportunity to volunteer, which is a great opportunity for people of all ages
By Katie BancroftAssociated Press (CA)By Staff writerPublished August 09, 2018 06:08:30An online marketplace offering virtual volunteer positions for film-makers is expanding, adding to a growing trend.The Los Angeles-based film-maker company, Vimeo, announced on Monday that it would open an online virtual volunteer opportunity that allows filmmakers to find volunteers who can help them make their
PHOENIX (AP) India’s most famous Indian volunteer, the Mahatma Gandhi, paid tribute to the sacrifices made by the people of his country during the Indian Independence movement in a speech in Phoenix on Wednesday.The speech at a temple honoring the people who made the nation the largest democracy in the world came just hours after