The President is calling on all Americans to participate in our nation's recovery and renewal by serving in our communities. There are many ways to get involved. America's new foundation will be built one community at a time - and it starts with you.
at the Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps
Build-a-Thon in New Orleans as the group of volunteers continued their project to build 10 houses in 10 days. Learn more about the Habitat AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon
72Hometown: Alcoa, TNProgram: Community Action Committee Foster Grandparent volunteer for almost six yearsWhat led you to join
Senior Corps’ Foster Grandparent Program?
I want to see children at risk reach their highest potential, and I have a
passion for working with children. I was working in a children’s enrichment
program at my church when the director asked me if I would like to be a Foster
Grandparent volunteer. I said yes and now I serve as a Foster Grandparent
CenterAs an RSVP volunteer with the Montgomery County Volunteer Center, I match
people with volunteer opportunities. I recruit volunteers and help educate the
public about ways they can help our community. What led you to join RSVP/Senior
I ran across an article about MLK Day. In the article, they put a call out for
in West, Texas, and devastated the small town. Senior Corps RSVP volunteers came
together in short order to help in West with the recovery and to continue to
serving those in the community who counted on their services. During the last
two years, they managed more than 10,000 volunteers, coordinated programs for local
children, and led a statewide book drive that collected 34,678 books to replenish West Independent School District’s
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