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Alan Doyle honoured with Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian award

Excerpt:
“…Alan Doyle is no stranger to awards. Usually it’s for his music.

At a gala dinner on Wednesday night the actor, author and musician was honoured for his charity work by the Canadian Red Cross of Newfoundland and Labrador….”

Author: Jeremy Eaton
Date of Article: November 23, 2016
Source: CBC News
Website: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/alan-doyle-humanitarian-award-1.3864977

Salvation Army Kettle Campaign Launches At Avalon Mall

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“…The Avalon Mall was alight with the sights and sounds of the festive season as the annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign officially kicked off this week.

There is an increased need this year with a goal of $650,000. Major John Goulding says they can’t do it without the generous support of the public and the selfless work of volunteers….”

Date of Article: November 20, 2016
Source: VOCM
Website: http://vocm.com/news/salvation-army-kettle-campaign-launches-at-avalon-mall/

Senior’s Resource Centre Receives $15,000 Grant

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“…A grant of $15,000 was given to a seniors facility in St. John’s today to help train volunteers and caregivers on the importance of senior mental health.

The Senior’s Resource Centre in St. John’s was the recipient of Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk Community Fund Grant this morning….”

Date of Article: November 17, 2016
Source: VOCM
Website: http://vocm.com/news/seniors-resource-centre-receives-15000-grant/

Volunteers needed to finish Habitat homes in Corner Brook by February

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“…The committee behind Corner Brook’s first Habitat for Humanity homes is looking for some volunteer muscle to help two families move in by February.

Construction started this fall, and the duplex on Petries Street is taking shape….”

Author: Brian McHugh
Date of Article: November 16, 2016
Source: CBC News
Website: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/habitat-for-humanity-appeal-for-volunteers-cornerbrook-1.3851879

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground in C.B.S.

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“…Habitat for Humanity broke ground Tuesday in Conception Bay South for its first triplex project in the province.

The town has donated land to Habitat to build the homes on 43-47 Delaney’s Rd. The families who will live in them will make their down payment in 500 hours of “sweat equity,” Habitat says in a news release….”

Date of Article: November 15, 2016
Source: The Telegram
Website: http://www.thetelegram.com/news/2016/11/15/habitat-for-humanity-breaks-ground-in-c-4686547.html

Breaking ground for Habitat homes in Conception Bay South

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“…Conception Bay South is the latest community in Newfoundland and Labrador to open up land for affordable housing.

A ground breaking ceremony was held Tuesday to begin work on three Habitat for Humanity units.

Tyrone Wheeler, Habitat for Humanity project manager for builds in Newfoundland and Labrador, said the site was donated by the Town of C.B.S….”

Date of Article: November 15, 2016
Source: CBC News
Website: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/conception-bay-south-habitat-for-humanity-homes-1.3851980

Why You Should Volunteer Abroad This Summer

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“…Well hello summer! You’re finally here, forcing your unyielding heat and lengthy daylight hours on anyone who will listen. As the season rolls in, you are probably contemplating where you should go for your summer vacation. Have you ever considered volunteering abroad?…”

Author: Danielle Nelson
Date of Article: June 23, 2016
Source: The Huffington Post
Website: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/danielle-nelson/why-you-should-volunteer-_b_10624642.html

Employee Volunteering Extends To The Polling Booth

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“…Part of community impact is engaging in the civic life of communities, and that starts with electing national and local leaders. Holding elections hinges on the help of volunteers, so this area is one that’s ripe for employee involvement….”

Author: Ryan Scott
Date of Article: February 19, 2016
Source: Forbes
Website: http://www.forbes.com/sites/causeintegration/2016/02/19/employee-volunteering-extends-to-the-polling-booth/#42c475b52cca

Volunteering Abroad Doesn’t Have to Be an Introvert’s Nightmare

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“…Voluntourism has a bad reputation. It’s supposed to help vulnerable communities, but often it seems like the only people to benefit are the volunteers, who get new content for their resume and photos for their Instagram….”

Author: Corinne Pinfold
Date of Article: February 18, 2016
Source: Huffington Post
Website: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/corinne-pinfold/volunteering-abroad-doesnt-have-to-be-an-introverts-nightmare_b_9254852.html

Involver- Social Volunteering: An App That Brings Together Humanitarians, The Gamification Way

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“…Co-founded by Chad Smalley and Kevin Chua in December 2015, Involver – Social Volunteering is a platform that connects volunteers to social causes and help corporations and non-profits run data-oriented structured CSR programs economically….”

Author: Sindhu Hariharan
Date of Article: February 16, 2016
Source: Entrepreneur
Website: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/270827