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How to help your local community keep the lights on

The United States Department of Energy has put out an invitation to volunteer in your area.In the last year, more than 1.1 million volunteers have been deployed to more than 50 million households.In that time, they’ve worked to make our homes more energy efficient, save energy and reduce carbon emissions.But when you’re helping someone out,

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Why some food pantries aren’t helping a hungry community

People who volunteer to help other people get food into their communities often have to deal with food insecurity.They have no choice but to help.But some food banks are providing their volunteers with food without their knowledge, and those food banks aren’t doing enough to help their volunteers, according to a new report from the