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It's National Volunteer Week!

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National Volunteer Week is this week -- April 6-12, 2014. A program of Points of Light and sponsored by Advil® as a part of the Advil® Relief in Action campaign, National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change. This year marks the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week, demonstrating the enduring importance of recognizing our country’s volunteers for their vital contributions. We encourage everyone to celebrate volunteers' dedication to helping others this week, and encouraging others to join the movement.

 

Inspired to begin a volunteer program in your community, or to find out how you can get involved? Check out Business Volunteers for the Arts (BVA), which matches skills-based business volunteers with projects at arts organizations, and our tool-kit, "Working with Volunteers."

 

For more information on National Volunteer Week, visit PointsOfLight.org.

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