The Spirit of Volunteerism
Volunteering: An American Tradition
by Susan J. Ellis and Katherine H. Campbell
American volunteering began when North America was a wilderness and continues today.
America’s Volunteer Firefighters
by Rick J. Markley
Volunteer firefighting began in the American colonies and the tradition remains strong now.
It Takes a Grandfather
by Jeanne Holden
Volunteer “grandfathers” mentor fatherless boys.
Partners in Health: Listening Builds a Community
by Lisa J. Armstrong
Listening to Haitians’ needs builds a clinic and a community.
Resettling in Seattle
by Charlotte West
The International Rescue Committee helps refugees build new lives in a new land.
IBM’s Corporate Volunteers
by Kathryn McConnell
One of the world’s largest computer companies encourages staff to share their skills in developing countries.