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  • January Is Mentoring Month

    By iParticipate on Tue, Jan 05 2010, 17:49:22 | 0 comments

    The Corporation for National and Community Service joins with Harvard Mentoring Project of the Harvard School of Public Health, and MENTOR to kick off the Ninth Annual National Mentoring Month and launch a national volunteer recruitment drive to mentor. General Colin Powell will headline the month-long initiative and more than fifty partners will help to raise awareness of the impact of mentoring on the lives of young people.

  • Happy New Year From iParticipate

    By iParticipate on Fri, Jan 01 2010, 01:00:01 | 0 comments

    Welcome to 2010! A new year. A new decade. It's time to make a new resolution - volunteer. You can make a difference in the lives of others and in your own life as well. Take the time to lend a hand. It's easy to find a volunteer opportunity that's right for you. Use our search box to look for what interests you. Not sure how what you want to do? Click our popular searches or just click search without entering a term to see a list of the opportunities in your area. Happy New Year!

  • Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project Limited Edition Shoe - with every purchase TOMS gives a pair of shoes to a child in need

    By iParticipate on Thu, Dec 17 2009, 16:55:32 | 1 comment

    This holiday season, TOMS Shoes has partnered with the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project to create a limited edition shoe for men and women. The exclusive collaboration benefits CTAOP and commemorates 10,000 pairs to be given to children living in remote communities in South Africa as part of TOMS Shoes and CTAOP’s continuing efforts in the country.

  • The Season of Giving

    By iParticipate on Wed, Dec 16 2009, 20:18:32 | 0 comments

    The season of giving is upon us. This year, many Americans are facing difficult challenges. It's been a tough year to say the least. Why not take a moment to lend a helping hand this holiday season. Use the iParticipate search box to find the right local volunteer opportunity for you. Just type in the volunteer keyword you are looking for. If you're not sure what to search for, you can always click on popular search terms below the search box. Happy holidays from iParticipate.

  • With Increased Demand, Some Charities Face Difficult Hoidays

    By iParticipate on Wed, Dec 16 2009, 18:59:30 | 0 comments

    With demand up and donations shrinking, charities face a difficult time of year. Many are short on volunteers and could use your help. If you have only a few minutes or a few hours, you can make a difference. The numbers are dishearteningly grim, with a national jobless rate of 10 percent, cutbacks in social service spending by many states, and 49 million Americans lacking access to adequate nutrition — the highest level of "food insecurity" since the Agriculture Department began tracking it in 1995.

  • NYC Expands "Give Your Blank" Volunteer Campaign

    By iParticipate on Wed, Dec 16 2009, 16:26:11 | 0 comments

  • Dancing With The Stars’ Carrie Ann Inaba and Brothers & Sisters Star Matthew Rhys Join Volunteers at LA Regional Food Bank

    By iParticipate on Wed, Dec 16 2009, 14:34:21 | 0 comments

    iParticipate ambassadors Matthew Rhys (ABC’s Brothers & Sisters) and Carrie Ann Inaba (ABC’s Dancing With The Stars) joined AARP volunteers for a day of service at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, as part of a larger effort within Create The Good and the Entertainment Industry Foundation's iParticipate volunteer campaigns.

  • On Dec. 15th, Stand Up 2 Cancer & Comcast Launch First-Ever Video-On-Demand Effort Benefitting Cancer Research

    By iParticipate on Tue, Dec 15 2009, 02:00:00 | 0 comments

    “Stand Up 2 Cancer On Demand” Debuts on Comcast December 15th Bringing Exclusive Content, Extraordinary Line-up of Artists and New “Up 2” PSA Starring Renée Zellweger

  • Superstar Celebs Unite With Extraordinary Teens To Celebrate Service On TeenNick HALO Awards

    By iParticipate on Tue, Dec 01 2009, 07:00:00 | 0 comments

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  • iParticipate On The American Music Awards Red Carpet - See How The Music Industry Is Participating

    By iParticipate on Mon, Nov 30 2009, 12:37:12 | 0 comments

    iParticipate caught up with Kris Allen, Rascal Flats, Snoop Dogg, Brian McKnight, Day 26, Drake, Bobby Tinsley, Tim Myers and many more on the American Music Awards red carpet. Take a look:

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