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Volunteers Bring Beauty to Raulston Arboretum

The JC Raulston Arboretum runs on volunteers. According to Kathryn Wall, their volunteer coordinator, they wouldn’t exist without them. From the receptionist greeting you at the visitor center to the gardener labelling plants in the garden to the instructor teaching schoolchildren about photosynthesis, a volunteer touches every aspect of this nonprofit. “[The volunteers] love creating […]

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Why Aren’t More People Volunteering?

Guest blog by Volunteer Warrior If you were given 5 extra hours this week how would you spend them? Sleeping? Getting caught up on yard work?  Spending time with your family? What if you were given 10 or 20 extra hours? How about some “me” time? Or getting in an extra couple of workouts? Getting through that long […]

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Volunteering Sparks Relationships

Volunteering Sparks Relationships

Volunteering offers a wide range of benefits, from improved health and career prospects to lifelong friendships. For some, those friendships with fellow volunteers spark romantic partnerships. For two Activate Good volunteers, it became “a good place to move from friendship to relationship,” says Audra Lindsley. In the summer of 2013, Audra was already volunteering with Activate Good […]

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