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2008-06-30 | 30 Seconds To Mars And Hollywood For Habitat For Humanity Unite For One-Of-A-Kind Build. Over $10,000 raised by band auctioning off the chance to build alongside them and a Habitat for Humanity Partner family in Los Angeles area.
2008-06-27 | Preliminary studies have shown marked improvements in autistic patients using a procedure that activates the body's capacity to suppress a persisting stealth adapted virus infection; the underlying cause of autism. Parents are being recruited to help evaluate this simple, home based procedure.
2008-05-25 | Voluntourism trips now offered by Intrepid Travel in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific
2008-05-25 | The G.W. Exotic Animal Park announces its the first to have baby Ligers born in the state of Oklahoma and with healthy twin little girl cubs. These were allowed to breed naturally with no help from humans.
2008-05-08 | Indie rock band Kindred Souls is sponsoring a photo contest on www.Fotki.com. The winning photos selected from entries worldwide will be used in their "Leap of Faith" music video bringing together people from around the globe and celebrating their personal triumphs.
2008-05-04 | Many international volunteers find working in situations of extreme poverty, different cultures and languages to be personally challenging. UCSD Extension offers online courses to help travelers prepare for a productive, safe experience.
2008-05-01 | Shanti Uganda is a Vancouver, BC, Canada based organization dedicated to helping children, women and communities in Uganda find peace and health.
2008-04-22 | The Deconstruction & Buiding Materials ReUse Network, Inc. will launch its programs this week at the 5th annual "Alternative Building & Design Expo" in Santa Monica to motivate California homeowners and building professionals to 'think outside the roll-off.'
2008-04-09 | Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles is kicking off its second year providing free repairs to local homeowners. Volunteers are needed Tuesday through Saturday to perform exterior repair services for homeowner families struggling to maintain their homes due to age, illness or income.
2008-03-31 | Habitat for Humanity's Act! Speak! Build! Week 2008 empowers young people ages 5 to 25 to make a difference in their communities. Their efforts will be part of a worldwide initiative to educate themselves and their communities about the need for affordable housing and move people to social action.
2008-03-31 | Leadership Consultant and Generation Y Expert, Bea Fields, recently spoke to the Bellevue, Washington, Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Forum on the topic of Leading at the Speed of Y: Attracting, Developing and Leading the Millennial Leader.
2008-03-14 | In conjunction with the International Peace Corp reunion in May 2008, The Center For Fine Art Photography will be holding an exhibition curated by Dr. Anthony Bannon from the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York.
2008-02-14 | Major League Baseball's Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers, has donated his National League Rookie of the Year bonus of $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity. Braun pledged the donation following his participation as Honorary House Leader during the 2007 Jimmy Carter Work Project in Los Angeles.
2008-01-22 | Eco Texas, a charity started by area teenagers, was successful in removing a large amount of bamboo and other invasive plant species at its workday on January 19th. The effort was designed to help preserve the local environment and was coordinated with park officials.
2008-01-14 | The Franciscan Friars of the Assumption BVM Province introduce the "Spirtual Toolbox", an online vocation resource, for men discerning, at www.franciscan-friars.org.
2007-11-08 | Citizens Bank is rewarding two nonprofit agencies with grants, volunteers and PR and promotional support.
2007-07-19 | Most volunteer youth basketball coaches don't have the time or opportunity to travel to receive further education. A coaches mentor may be a solution.
2007-06-30 | ProjectScotland has launched a new advertising campaign aimed at changing perceptions of volunteering, including reverse graffiti, cinema advertising and Fantasy Chuggers.
2006-05-03 | Incentive Depot urges volunteer organization to recognize personal contribution year round. To assist registered charities to achieve this challenge Incentive Depot announces two new programs for fundraising and recognition, valued at nearly $150,000, that it will donate to qualifying organizations.
2006-04-26 | Author and volunteer expert Debra Schweiger Berg is asking Americans for their ideas on how to solve poverty in the United States. Berg is seeking the answers during a National Volunteer Week launch of a bold new survey at www.howwouldyousolvepoverty.com.