VOLUNTEERING AND CIVIC LIFE IN AMERICA
Service to others continues to be a priority for millions of Americans
62.6 million adults volunteered through an organization in 2015. Altogether, Americans volunteered nearly 7.8 billion hours last year. The estimated value of this volunteer service is nearly $184 billion, based on the Independent Sector’s estimate of the average value of a volunteer hour.
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Go Volunteer on MLK Day
Volunteering is a part of the fabric of our nation and momentum is growing. On January 16, our country celebrates the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service., a day for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems.To celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year, take the MLK Day Challenge by creating your own project to serve not just on one day, but throughout the year. Make your pledge to service to make your community - and the country - a better place.