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2014-02-26 08:32:48

Communities nationally and internationally to benefit from funds and volunteer support ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International announced today that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will commit $12 million in 2014 to Habitat through the Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership. The funding will be utilized by three programs within the Thrivent Builds partnership: Thrivent Builds Homes, Thrivent Builds Worldwide and Thrivent Builds Repairs. From...

2013-01-10 05:04:25

With the first semester over and students considering their options for the end of the academic year, many are enrolling as volunteers to gain valuable experience and improve their prospects for the competitive university and postgraduate application process. (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 It´s no secret the admissions procedures for medical schools across North America are becoming ever more testing and students are now facing tougher competition for places on their desired courses. An...

2012-09-19 23:02:18

℠Volunteer Forever´ Combines Program Reviews and Crowdfunding to Help Volunteers Find and Fund Their Overseas Trips Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Ask anyone who has ever volunteered abroad about their experience and you´ll often hear the phrase “life changing.” Unfortunately, there are significant information and financial barriers that keep more people from participating in this meaningful activity. Today, Volunteer Forever has unveiled a...

2010-12-06 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announced that in 2011 it will fund the construction of 164 Habitat for Humanity homes in 33 states with a $10.4 million contribution. Thrivent Financial's total six-year commitment to Habitat for Humanity to help families achieve the dream of homeownership will surpass $150 million in 2011. This commitment is through a unique partnership called Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity. To view the multimedia...

2010-05-19 09:55:00

DENVER, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor volunteer vacations and learning vacations are becoming increasingly popular in Colorado. From mountain bike trail building to archeological excavation classes, Colorado offers visitors the chance to give back while enjoying a healthy outdoor vacation experience. Some hotels even offer reduced rates in exchange for volunteer service. Below are a few organizations that provide Colorado voluntourism opportunities and learning vacations; some are free...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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