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What to know about volunteerism in Hamptons

The volunteer community is growing at an incredible rate in the Hampton area, but it’s not just the young people who are making it a success.It’s also the older ones.“When I was a kid, we had to go on missions,” says Amy Dabrowski, who runs a volunteer-based charity called the Greater Hampton Animal Rescue.“Now it’s

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Florida’s ‘zooniversity’ could help fight wildfires

Florida has some of the country’s highest wildfire fatalities in the nation, and some volunteer firefighters are stepping up to help.Florida Gov.Rick Scott announced a new statewide program Thursday aimed at encouraging residents to volunteer for wildfires.Under the initiative, volunteers who can’t get a permit will be required to sign up for a training program