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Volunteer Days of Service

Volunteer Days of Service

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Ground Hog Shadow Day - Groundhog Job Shadow Day enriches the lives of students by acquainting them with the world of work. Visit website.

Join Hands Day - Communities across America come together for Join Hands Day, a national event that unites young people and adults in an effort to make their neighborhoods better. Visit website.

Make a Difference Day - Make A Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others -- a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Everyone can participate, individuals and groups. Created by USA WEEKEND magazine, Make A Difference Day is an annual event that takes place on the fourth Saturday of every October. Your project can be as large or as small as you wish! Check this web site to learn more about this special day, to see the winners from last year, and to discover what you may win for your charity and to determine how to register your activity. Visit website.

Martin Luther King Day - The Corporation for National Service promotes the King Holiday as a community service initiative to remember, celebrate, and organize to meet the challenge of Dr. King's philosophy on public service. See the Corporation for National Serve Web Site. Visit website.

My Good Deed - The group wants to establish 9/11 as a National Day of Service and Remembrance so something good comes from the events of that tragic day. Help by pledging to do a good deed or engage in another service activity on 9/11 each year. Visit website.

National Family Volunteer Day - The Points of Light Foundation and the Volunteer Center National Network call families across America to work together in volunteer service to strengthen their families, their communities, local businesses, and nonprofit agencies. Visit website.

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National Youth Service Day (NYSD) – National Youth Service Day (NYSD) is the largest service event in the world, engaging millions of young Americans and focusing national attention on the amazing leadership of young people. National Youth Service Day is also an opportunity to recruit the next generation of volunteers while promoting the benefits of youth service to the American public. Visit website.

National Volunteer Week - Volunteers will connect to their communities during National Volunteer Week this April. During the week, thousands of committed citizens will participate in service projects while countless recognition events will be held to honor volunteers for their valuable contributions to our society. Visit website.