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Volunteer opportunities abound this holiday season

As the holiday approaches, many are thinking of giving back. There are hundreds of opportunities in the D.C. region to volunteer.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 03:06pm EST

Tags: holiday, Washington Animal Rescue League, Miriam

Greater DC Cares dissolves after declaring bankruptcy

Greater DC Cares, an organization that connected some 40,000 Washington area volunteers with more than 700 nonprofits, has shut its doors for lack of funding.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 12:11am EDT

Tags: Greater DC Cares, charity,

Cherry blossom festival searches for volunteers

For those interested in an inside perspective on the festival, opportunities are available at myriad events all over the city.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 02:28pm EST

Tags: Cherry Blossom, Cherry Blossom Festival, cherry trees, Kristi King

5th National Day of Service to honor MLK legacy

The National Day of Service started with President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and has occurred every year since. There will be dozens of service projects throughout the D.C. region over the course of the weekend, and the main event will be held Saturday on the National Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:49am EST

Tags: Inauguration Weekend, National Day of Service, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Barack Obama, Stephanie Steinberg

Md. food bank urgently seeking volunteers

The Maryland Food Bank is seeking volunteers to help sort and pack 250,000 pounds of food for distribution.

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 03:33am EDT

Tags: foodworks, Food, charity,

Md. agency provides volunteer recruitment

With budgets still tight, one Washington County agency has decided not to compete for dwindling nonprofit dollars but to support the area's approximately 500 not-for-profit groups with precious human capital instead.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 10:42am EST

Tags: Washington County, Maryland, recruitment, Hagerstown