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45 Years: Richard Vitale

A Dallas ISD alum, Richard Vitale has been influential in transforming his hometown community.

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45 Years: Marilyn Hinton

World traveler. Mentor. Passionate volunteer. With a master’s in educational administration from Howard University, Hinton has been dedicated to realizing untapped potential in children.

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45 Years of Impact: Alexandra Perdomo

Alexandra Perdomo, a public relations senior at The University of Texas at Arlington, gave more than 250 hours to VolunteerNow.

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45 Years of Impact: Mark Douglass

Douglass served the VolunteerNow team as one of four interns this summer, focusing on VOLY.org and testing its capabilities.

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45 Years of Impact: Cathy Hurst

Cathy Hurst, the Agency Relations Coordinator for VolunteerNow celebrated 30 years with the organization on August 6.

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45 Years of Impact: Cara Mendelsohn

Cara Mendelsohn started as a volunteer and advocate, but became a volunteer leader and voice in the community for the most vulnerable.

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45 Years of Impact: William Hardeman

Currently a freshman at Lakeview Centennial High in Garland, William has been volunteering at Sharing Life Outreach, a nonprofit that provides basic living necessities to families, since he was 10 years old.

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Misti Hargrove: Living life to help others

A Rowlett resident, Misti Hargrove felt compelled to respond to her community's needs after Christmas tornadoes ripped through her neighborhood.

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Dhriti Stocks: Instrumental and inspiring

Dhriti Stocks was crucial in founding Trinity Environmental Academy, the first private college-public charter school partnership in Texas.

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Joe Valdez: 15 and Presidential

A freshman at Woodrow Wilson High School, Joe Valdez received the Presidential Award for volunteering with the City of Dallas.

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