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Registration is Now Open for the Volunteerism & Service Conference

This year's conference is September 11-12, in Richmond. More.

AmeriCorps Member of the Month

Fara Sloan, of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, is making a difference! More.

2014 Governor’s Award Winners

Governor McAuliffe honored individuals and organizations for their extraordinary volunteer efforts on April 10, 2014. More.

2013 Impact of AmeriCorps in Virginia is $10.6 Million

AmeriCorps members served nearly 380,000 hours and recruited more than 11,000 volunteers last year. More.

2013 Volunteering and Civic Life in America

Volunteering continues to be on the increase as one in four Americans served their communities last year. More.


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  •   2014 Volunteerism & Service Conference REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
    Registration is now open for the 2014 Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference, September 11-12, at the Double Tree by… - 6/20/14
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  •   Peparing Older Americans for Disasters
    FEMA has compiled some tips to help organizatons assist seniors in times of disaster, in conjunction with a recent Delaware State Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Disaster Preparedness class.… - 7/29/14
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  •   Support Day to Serve at Nationals Game
    Show your support for service at a special Day to Serve Night at the Washington Nationals game, September 2.… - 7/28/14
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  •   Virginia Sales Tax Holiday
    This weekend, Friday August 1 through Sunday August 3, purchases of qualifying school supplies under $20 and purchase of qualifying clothing and footwear under $100, are exempt of sales… - 7/28/14
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  •   Upcoming Nonprofit Training Opportunities, Week of July 27-August 2
    Virginia nonprofit and service training is available throughout the Commonwealth and most sessions are free or low cost! There are workshops and webinars on fundraising, leadership, social media, volunteer… - 7/24/14
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  •   Homelessness Decreases in the Commonwealth
    Governor McAuliffe announced recently that overall homelessness in the Commonwealth has declined 7.9 percent in the last year, with a 10.8 percent decrease in family homelessness and 14 percent… - 7/10/14
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  •   Virginia First Lady Kicks Off Summer Food Service Program
    First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, USDA Officials, and Hampton Roads leaders gathered at Coleman Place Elementary School in Norfolk to kick… - 7/10/14
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  •   Virginia Citizen Corps Superstar Awards
    The Virginia Department of Emergency Management and Virginia Citizen Corps recently recognized volunteers in preparedness and response communities across Virginia at the 5th annual Virginia Citizen Corps Superstar Awards.… - 7/9/14
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  •   Virginia Awarded Grant Funding for Veterans
    Virginia was recently awarded $3.4 million in Grant Funds from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop re-employment strategies for transitioning veterans. Virginia will identify promising practices and… - 7/8/14
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  •   Funding for Early Head Start Expansion
    The Administration for Children and Families has announced a new $500 million funding opportunity to expand access to high-quality, comprehensive services for low-income infants and toddlers and their… - 7/7/14
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