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2015-01-13 08:28:08

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TravelTelevision is launching an exciting contest to help rebuild the Jersey Shore and end displacement caused by Hurricane Sandy.

2014-12-16 08:26:57

National Service Agency Calls on More Americans to Serve Communities WASHINGTON, Dec.

Volunteering Can Help Save Wildlife
2014-11-23 03:00:07

Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a significant role in saving wildlife, finds a new scientific research led by Duke University, USA, in collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Society and Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bengaluru.

2014-11-21 23:07:30

On International Volunteer Day (December 5th, 2014), Dr.

2014-09-25 23:10:22

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) has developed a Volunteer Management System that offers volunteers a standardized orientation, scheduling, and training process as well

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2014-09-01 03:00:57

Systematic review of 73 published studies yields promising evidence and a call for new research to investigate if volunteering reduces dementia risk.

2014-07-30 08:39:37

Outdoor lifestyle brand partners with CrowdRise, the world's largest charitable fundraising platform, to recruit and reward everyday volunteers STRATHAM, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-07-03 16:24:25

TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Koodonation(TM), Canada's first-ever online microvolunteering community is now spreading the spirit of social good from coast to coast with its new French website:

2014-06-26 08:34:07

ITHACA, N.Y., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GiveGab, the volunteering network, announced today the launch of its new mobile app for iPhone users worldwide.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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