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With volunteerism in decline, this nonprofit turned to seniors

Sep 21, 2023
When COVID hit, the volunteers on that many nonprofits depended upon disappeared.
As the pandemic has waned, the nonprofit School on Wheels — which serves children who live on Skid Row — has turned to recruiting seniors.
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Older volunteers are a key part of the food bank economy

Jul 23, 2020
Why one 86-year-old started volunteering in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
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When campaigning, boots are cheaper than ads

Feb 8, 2016
The campaign ground game is cheap, but tough. Candidates skip it at their peril.
A volunteer carries a campaign sign supporting Republican presidential candiate Donald Trump as he leaves the Newmarket Trump campaign headquarters on February 8, 2016 in New Hampshire. 
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