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2014-07-10 23:05:42

Record breaking donations bring in 170 tons of non-perishable food for Coloradans who are food insecure. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Arc Thrift Stores, Denver 7, and Volunteers of America have a good deal to celebrate with the closing of their 14th annual “Feed Colorado” event. The food drive raised over 170 tons of edibles, topping their previous record set last year of 150 tons. “This unbelievable amount of food will last the Volunteers of America an entire year,” said Jim...

2014-05-05 23:03:14

In partnership with Volunteers of America, Innovest staff in its Sacramento office participated in the west coast office’s first annual Innovest Cares Day by helping returning veterans readjust to life at home. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In partnership with Volunteers of America, Innovest staff in its Sacramento office participated in the west coast office’s first annual Innovest Cares Day by helping returning veterans readjust to life at home. Innovest staff worked to create...

2013-08-05 23:03:30

Innovest Systems, LLC, a financial technology firm specializing in trust accounting and wealth management solutions, recently hosted a summer picnic for children of New York City's Regent Family Home, a transitional residence focused on helping homeless families achieve independence and permanent housing. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Innovest Systems, LLC, a financial technology firm specializing in trust accounting and wealth management solutions, recently hosted a summer...

2013-07-22 23:23:40

Warrior Gateway, a national military nonprofit, is partnering with the American Legion Auxiliary and Volunteers of America to bring an AmeriCorps VISTA aboard the Warrior Gateway team for one year of national service to veterans, servicemembers and their families beginning today, July 22, 2013. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Today, Allison Hesketh, a native of New Hampshire, begins a year of national service through the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Call to Service Corps AmeriCorps Volunteers in...

2013-05-24 23:16:45

Providing a Safety Net for Poverty and Homelessness Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 America is fundamentally changing. Historically we were a nation that had the largest middle class in the history of the globe, but now we are becoming a nation that is deeply divided between the haves and the have nots. In supposedly the richest country in the world, 744,313 people are homeless on any given night, and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 46.2 million Americans are now living in...

2013-05-15 23:30:14

A national volunteer initiative from Volunteers of America and Major League Baseball. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Volunteers of America and the Major League Baseball Players Trust have teamed up to encourage high school students to get involved with local community activities. Youth volunteers, along with Major League baseball players, have formed Action Teams to deliver an important message–volunteering is fun and personally rewarding! A national youth volunteer program...

2012-08-23 23:02:17

Mobile site brings donation, engagement options to smartphone users. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Volunteers of America, a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives, has launched a mobile Web site in an effort to bring optimized content, mobile donations and other engagement options to its mobile visitors. Mobile visitors can now easily make donations through secure Convio donation forms. They can...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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