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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

WWJ's Beth Fisher and Envoy Terry Gaster ringing the bell as part of the Red Kettle Campaign. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Shorter Season, Greater Need As Red Kettle Campaign Rings For Salvation Army

The goal for the campaign in southeast Michigan is $8.75 million … which funds Salvation Army programs all year long.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

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Volunteers Needed To Pack Thanksgiving Meals For Seniors

The Detroit Area Agency on Aging is searching for about 200 volunteers to help deliver Thanksgiving meals to senior citizens across the region.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2013

Volunteers gather to pack Thanksgiving meals for needy families in Metro Detroit. (Credit: Marie Osborne)

Volunteers Pack Thanksgiving Meals For Less Fortunate

It’s that time of year again, when non-profit organizations get together to lend a helping hand to families in need this holiday season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2013

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Volunteers Needed For Holiday Home-bound Meal Deliveries For Seniors

The organization is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and another day or two throughout the rest of the year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2013

Angels' Night volunteers. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Ready For Angels’ Night Volunteer Effort

An emergency curfew goes into effect Tuesday night as part of Detroit’s Angels’ Night campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

Angels' Night volunteers. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Seeks Volunteers For Angel’s Night Patrols

The city is once again preparing for its annual anti-arson effort around Halloween.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

IPS's international arrivals volunteers greet new students at the local airport. Michigan Tech photo.

Volunteers Help Foreign Students Feel Welcome At Michigan Tech

Seasoned overseas travelers know the challenges faced when stepping off the plane in a new country. Signs and conversations are suddenly gibberish. A host of confusing customs redefine your every move. And, how will you even get to town from the airport? These challenges pose almost no problems for Michigan Technological University’s newest international students– all thanks to the efforts of the International Programs and Services’s arrivals program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

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Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers Ready To Clean Mich. Roads

Volunteers across state will be out in full force as the Michigan Department of Transportation kicks off its annual “Adopt-A-Highway” cleanup project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

Volunteers arrange relief goods for tornado victims at a parking lot in Moore, Oklahoma, on May 24, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Michigan Volunteers Aid Oklahoma Tornado Victims

“It was like nothing I had seen … It really didn’t look like a neighborhood at all,” said one local Red Cross volunteer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2013

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