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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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Topic: Environment

Program


Organizing a County-Wide Recycling Program With RSVP Volunteers

Because there is no home pickup for recycling in Cascade County, Montana, the Cascade County RSVP organized a recycling program. Approximately 187 volunteers collect and transport materials from neighborhoods to recycling centers. As a result, roughly 100,000 pounds of materials have been recycled instead of going to the landfill each year since the program began in 1980. In 2002 the program expanded and began recycling over 200,000 lbs annually.

Click here to read the full article at the Resource Center.


The Resource Center is your one-stop shop for online tools and training resources to strengthen your volunteer or service program. Sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service and administered by ETR Associates, The Resource Center is the central point for:

  • Sharing training and technical assistance information among the Corporation’s National Service programs
  • Sharing information with potential grantees to help them apply for Corporation resources
  • Providing technical assistance to any organization using volunteers to strengthen local communities
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