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Some graduates postpone careers, further study for volunteer experience

Like many students graduating from college this spring, Ivy Seraphin, always assumed she would go straight to graduate school.
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Retirement offers more time for volunteer work

Dr. Jack Zimmerman spends his days juggling his many duties for more than a handful of organizations and his evenings catching up on emails and phone calls. At 84, Zimmerman may have been retired for the last 14 years, but he’s still got a heavy workload – of volunteer work, that is.
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Volunteers help Oklahoma Benedictines

HULBERT, Okla. – With a crisp spring breeze in the air, more than 175 volunteers from throughout the southwestern United States came together March 10 to assist the Benedictine monks of Our Lady of Clear Creek Monastery near Hulbert in northeastern Oklahoma. The effort, which was organized by Tulsan Dan Doyle, assisted the monks with...
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Supreme knight: Volunteering can help nation get through crisis

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Volunteering can help America recover from its current economic crisis, said Carl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus.
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Volunteering leads young adults to service careers

Amanda Brown wasn’t planning to make a career out of working with inner-city youths. That was before she began volunteering with the Notre Dame Mission Volunteer Program/Notre Dame AmeriCorps, a public-private initiative that encourages volunteerism among young people.
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Longtime Mercy volunteer concludes more than five decades of service

A 1937 graduate of IND, Anna Hergenroeder volunteered for 52 years at Mercy Hospital.
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Park volunteer makes giving back a weekly priority

The sound of Victor Malabayabas clipping away the thick overgrown grasses around the Patterson Park lake is a familiar one.
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Benefits come for seniors who volunteer

When 54 volunteers recently planted trees on the campus of the Jenkins Senior Living Community in Baltimore, young folks weren’t the only ones who lent a helping hand. Ten of the seniors who live in the Jenkins community served as hosts and hostesses – greeting guests and encouraging them in their work.
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Volunteer spirit thrives in St. Francis parishioner

Morgan State University senior Cina Morris thinks her mother overextends herself with her never-ending volunteer projects. But St. Francis Xavier, Baltimore, parishioner Delease Ryce says it’s a labor of love that brings her too much joy to slow down.
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Gov. Hogan and Comptroller Franchot volunteer at Our Daily Bread

Gov. Lawrence Hogan Jr. and Comptroller Peter Franchot volunteered at Our Daily Bread in Baltimore Nov. 24.
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‘What would Francis do?’ Ignatian Volunteers have the answer

After a career in the federal government, Mark Wong wanted something new, so twice a week, he goes to the Franciscan Center in Baltimore to meet people in need.
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Hundreds of Notre Dame-AmeriCorps volunteers gather in Baltimore

Jesuit Father Gregory Boyle spoke Feb. 18 at the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor in Baltimore during the Notre Dame Mission Volunteers Mid-Year Training Conference Feb.16-18.
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