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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 17, 2002

CONTACT: Sandy Scott
Phone: 202-606-6724
Email: [email protected]

   

White House, Corporation for National and Community Service, and Washington D.C. Officials Announce Grants to Support Volunteers in Homeland Security

 

Press conference at 11:00 am Thursday, July 18

Governor Tom Ridge, Washington, D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams, USA Freedom Corps Director John Bridgeland, and Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Leslie Lenkowsky will announce the recipients of the first federal grants for volunteer service in homeland security at a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday July 18.

The grants are being announced through the AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs, and will support volunteers active in meeting the public safety, public health, emergency response, and disaster preparedness of communities around the country.

WHO: Gov. Tom Ridge, White House Director of Homeland Security; Mayor Anthony Williams; John Bridgeland, Director of USA Freedom Corps; Leslie Lenkowsky, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

WHAT: Announcement of Corporation for National and Community Service grants to engage volunteers in homeland security.

WHEN: Thursday, July 18, 2002
Press Check-In, 10:30 a.m.
Event Begins, 11:00 a.m. (promptly)

WHERE: First District Police Headquarters 415 Fourth Street, SW Washington, D.C.

The Corporation for National and Community Service engages 2 million Americans in service each year through the AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and Learn and Serve America. The Corporation is a part of President Bush’s USA Freedom Corps initiative to involve all Americans in service to their communities.

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