HELPING HANDS: Northern transplants spread warmth through volunteering at hospital

As the senior circle advisor and volunteer coordinator at Carolinas Hospital System, Meadows makes sure that approximately 50 people are assigned to positions such as discharge helper, information desk support and as greeters at the emergency room, …

Thinking of Volunteering on Thanksgiving? You Might Not Be Helping

When Thanksgiving rolls around, the equivalent of slipper socks that don't fit for hunger-prevention charities is people who show up at their door unannounced, asking if they can lend a hand. It's not that these charities, which largely depend on

Expanding Horizons, Saving Lives

A misconception of volunteer work at Shenandoah Valley Animal Service Center is many people think they have to be hands-on with the animals. However, many other tasks also require volunteers. The shelter also needs people to help market, make fliers, …

Good Neighbors: Hearts and Hands Volunteers

Hearts and Hands is a neighbor helping neighbor volunteer organization, helping the elderly, frail and disabled remain in their home, delaying the need for expensive institutional care. There is no charge to the client who can receive services

Helping Hands: Greencroft Goshen volunteers helps senior residents in health …

Dozens of organizations in the Elkhart County area use volunteers to carry out their mission. Helping Hands will focus on one of these groups each week in The Elkhart Truth and elkharttruth.com. If you would like to include your nonprofit group in the

Helping Hands seeks clothing, food donations ahead of winter

RICHMOND, Texas — Inside a Fort Bend County charity called Rosenberg -Richmond Helping Hands, Inc., volunteers are often busy stuffing bags with food and sorting through and organizing donated clothes. It is a place where those who need help can get …

Walcott officers call for safe driving during trick-or-treating

To improve that, after a good portion of the town's more than 1,600 residents parade through the streets, volunteers with the Walcott Lions Club hand out glowsticks to the little ones.Then parents and kids travel from house to house together. “We

CDC: 60 likely sickened in E. coli outbreak at Lynden fairgrounds

Whatcom County Health Department Environmental Health Supervisor Tom Kunnesh, left, briefs volunteers and hand -washing ambassadors on how to promote hand-washing at the Northwest Washington Fair in August 2015. The fair doubled its …

Volunteer opportunities: Fall workday needs plenty of helping hands

Friends of Hidden Valley is hosting its annual fall workday from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at Hidden Valley Camp, 3420 Bob Billings Parkway. Join Scouts, neighbors, Friends members, Kansas University students and other community groups as we clear and burn …

Lakeland volunteer accused of verbally, physically abusing student

Schmitt's wife tells 10 News he was just honored for Volunteer of the Year at Dixieland, is on PTA, and would do anything for the kids. Still, it is laid out in the district's policies that: Volunteers should avoid physical contact beyond handshakes