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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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VolunteerNow Board President Featured in Dallas Morning News

Cheryl Alston, executive director of the Dallas Employees’ Retirement Fund and VolunteerNow Board of Directors President, wants to add more women, people of color and a youthful note to the money management world.

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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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Ruth Ann Aldridge: Versatile Volunteer

Ruth Ann Aldridge is a longtime volunteer with the Network Community Ministry, where she oversees their clothing store.

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