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Ady Forrester: Mover and Shaker

Ady has been volunteering now for over a year and coming up with donation drives to help others. She speaks to others about her generation being seen as selfish and how she wants them to be known as selfless.

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Dallas’ VolunteerNow Travels to Flint to Assist in Water Crisis

Organization Helps Manage Flow of Volunteers and Donations with Training and Use of Unique Volunteer-Matching Platform

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William Lourcey: Being a Doer

Will Lourcey is a 13-year-old seventh grader in Fort Worth, and the founder and CEO of nonprofit FROGs - Friends Reaching Our Goals, Inc. Since 2010, FROGs has provided more than 200,000 meals for the hungry, and inspired more than 1,000 youth to take action in communities.

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National Volunteer Week: Serving with VolunteerNow

VolunteerNow relies on volunteers in several of our essential programs - Donated Goods Discount Depots and Community Service Restitution. These volunteers are an invaluable part of our family!

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National Volunteer Week: Blue Zones Project

VOLY.org, powered by VolunteerNow, is the official source of volunteers for the Blue Zones Project Fort Worth. Their volunteer coordinator provided insight into why volunteers make a healthier community!

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National Volunteer Week: Burleson Elementary

Antonia Calvert currently serves as PTA President for R.C. Burleson Elementary, and is well-respected among teachers and parents for her leadership and service to the school.

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National Volunteer Week: Legacies of Impact

Devoted to a life in service, Reverend Floyd Kinser co-chartered Meals on Wheels Tarrant County in 1972. He still delivers meals to this day - two months after his 90th birthday.

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National Volunteer Week: Mayoral Spotlight

VolunteerNow kicks off National Volunteer Week with inspiring quotes about the benefits of volunteers from Dallas and Fort Worth Mayors Mike Rawlings and Betsy Price.

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Gari-Ann Lenore: Animal Lover

Gari-Ann Lenore started volunteering with the SPCA in August 2014. Read about how she works with the shelter animals to be more adoptable, loves on them, and helps train other volunteers!

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Volunteer opportunities for S.E. Texas flood response

Southeast Texas was hit hard by flooding, and three counties have been federally declared as needing disaster relief. There are two volunteer reception centers.

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