A June 19 study by UnitedHealth Group and the Optum Institute found a link between volunteer work and better physical, mental and emotional health.
By Stephanie Francis, Globe Correspondent
IT’S PUZZLING why some members of Congress are so keen to blot out AmeriCorps — the umbrella agency that helps to fund City Year, Teach for America, and other highly regarded programs.
WELLFLEET — Four stranded dolphins among a herd of eight caught swimming during low tide on Thanksgiving on Cape Cod have been rescued.
Just as she had done so many times before, the Statue of Liberty extended a welcoming hand to workers from a (somewhat) distant land, but the work to be done was a little closer to home.
Young people participating in the AmeriCorps Job Ready program will be giving free career advice in the area using an online tool that highlights local jobs and identifies additional training needed to qualify.
In addition to acknowledging and celebrating Earth Day, this year’s event was a celebration of the Charles River being awarded the Thiess International Riverprize.
Volunteers create a community garden at the YMCA.
The Massachusetts Service Alliance this month announced a statewide call for volunteers to help perform community service, including a park cleanup in Natick.
Here in NPQ’s backyard, the Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA) has launched a new campaign to increase volunteerism across the state. The YOU Generate Campaign aims to generate awareness of how volunteerism can help resolve critical problems within communities.