September 30, 2009


This site points people who would like to volunteer in the right direction.  It is basically a search engine for charities, but it also tells you background information on each one.

I found this AP article via Twitter..
'The Recession Orders a Double Blow to Many Charities'

The National Center for Charitable Services is the national clearing house for data on the non-profit sector in the United States.  This site offers statistics, graphs and data analysis tools.

September 28, 2009

Sources is a website that focuses on community service projects organized and led by the world's youth.  Roots and shoots is a Jane Goodall institute, so the projects usually have something to do with improving the earth for both animals and humans.  The main mission of the site is to enhance understanding among different cultures, ethnic groups, religions, and socioeconomic levels.  The roots and shoots program is active in almost 100 countries.

September 21, 2009


 Greater Philadelphia Cares is a website that has information regarding various volunteer projects in the Philadelphia area.  I'm also subscribed to their weekly newsletter and event list-serve.

 Volunteers of America is a national, non-profit, faith based organization.  The website helps volunteers look for an area of interest; the site features over 15 categories dealing with issues like homelessness, mental health, and substance abuse.