Every year, on the third Saturday in September, people join together at sites all over California to take part in the State's largest volunteer event, California Coastal Cleanup Day. In 2014, more than 66,000 volunteers removed almost 800,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from California's beaches, lakes, and waterways. Families, friends, coworkers, scout troops, school groups, service clubs, and individuals come together to celebrate and share their appreciation of California's fabulous coast and waterways.
The Garden Grove Regional Library is seeking volunteers who can commit to a one- or two-hour shift each week during the school year to help children with homework assignments that focus on math, spelling or reading.
National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals. It's about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change – discovering and actively demonstrating their collective power to make a difference.
The Excellence in Volunteerism Award recognizes County of Orange volunteers who generously apply their time, talents and expertise in meeting community needs and challenges. Volunteers listed below were recently selected to receive the award for outstanding volunteer contributions to OC Community Resources, OC Animal Care.
Cynthia Widdall Cats in Need Yorba Linda, Feral F.R.E.E. Program Volunteers Reading with Fido Program Volunteers
During FY 2013/14, 18,213 individuals donated their time, energy and expertise to County of Orange volunteer, intern and reserve programs and contributed more than 720,767 hours of service. The value of their volunteer efforts can be seen throughout our community and is measured monetarily at an estimated $19 million in avoided costs for County government.
The Excellence in Volunteerism Award recognizes County of Orange volunteers who generously apply their time, talents and expertise in meeting community needs and challenges. Linda Kricfalusi was presented with the award in December 2014 for her outstanding volunteer efforts with OC Community Resources, READ/Orange County.
Adding one more gift to your shopping list or volunteering your time at our holiday warehouse can make holiday dreams come true for a needy child or teen, an impoverished senior citizen or a low-income family.
The Excellence in Volunteerism Award recognizes County of Orange volunteers who generously apply their time, talents and expertise in meeting community needs and challenges. Katie Johnson was presented with the award on July 10, 2014 for her outstanding volunteer efforts with the OC Public Libraries, Ladera Ranch Library.
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