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Hurricane Volunteer Support Fund
In the wake of the recent hurricanes, the Corporation is coordinating volunteers to assist with repair and relief efforts in areas affected by this devastating storm. Your donation will support volunteers in providing food and shelter, managing donations, helping victims get necessary assistance, and long-term rebuilding efforts.
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USA Freedom Corps Partnering to Answer the President’s Call to Service
 
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2/4/2009 Korean-American Community Leader Hyepin Im Joins Board of National Service Agency
  Hyepin Im, founder and president of Los Angeles-based Korean Churches for Community Development, will help guide national policy for service and volunteering as a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

2/4/2009 Boston Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Alan Solomont Named Chair of National Service Agency
  The Board of the Corporation for National and Community Service Tuesday elected Alan D. Solomont, as its chairman.

1/23/2009 Yes We Did! 2009 King Day of Service is Largest Ever
  Fueled by President Obama’s call to service, the 2009 King Day of Service experienced a historic level of participation, as Americans across the country honored Dr. King by serving their communities on the January 19 King Holiday. In total, more than 13,000 projects took place, more than doubling last year’s record of 5,000 projects. This historic turnout is the largest ever in the 14 years since Congress encouraged Americans to observe the King Holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading this national effort.

1/22/2009 National Service Agency Teams Up with Starbucks in Call for Million-Plus Hours of Service
  The Corporation for National and Community Service is joining Starbucks and HandsOn Network for the “I’m In!” campaign, an initiative to make it easy to participate in President Obama’s call for national service.

1/19/2009 Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy and Serving America
  On Monday, with Washington and the country eagerly awaiting the Inauguration, President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and their families spent the day honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by serving others. After spending the morning with wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed Medical Center, President Obama traveled to the Sasha Bruce Youthwork shelter for homeless teens in Northeast Washington where he helped renovate "safe space" housing.

1/19/2009 Six Colleges and Universities Receive Presidential Recognition for Service Programs
  Six colleges and universities are receiving top honors among 635 institutions of higher learning that were named today to the 2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The six will be recognized during the American Council on Education Annual Conference in Washington, February 8-9.

1/18/2009 Record Volunteer Turnout Expected for King Day of Service
  President-elect Obama’s call for Americans to join in service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the King Holiday has had an electrifying effect, with a record number of projects taking place in communities across America tomorrow.

1/14/2009 U.S. House of Representatives Makes Call to Service on King Day
  The U.S. House of Representatives added its voice to the growing call for Americans to serve on the King Holiday by passing a resolution promoting the holiday as a day of national service.

1/12/2009 Radio Stations Support Call to Service on King Day
  Radio stations across the country will help support President-elect Obama’s call to service by airing public service announcements calling on Americans to serve on the King Holiday and throughout the year.

1/9/2009 Colin Powell Announces President-Elect Obama’s Call to National Service
  At a packed news conference on January 9th, General Colin Powell, USA (Ret) and the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced President-elect Obama’s plans to call on Americans to serve their communities on the King Holiday and throughout the year.

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