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Every week, Dustin Freeman serves others “across differences,” upending the traditional roles of “service recipient” and “volunteer” at Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.…
They say that a dog is man’s best friend. This is true for Erin Turner and she goes to great lengths to…
Teenagers in our culture are (in)famous for their feeling of invincibility and immortality,which means they tend to shy away from the end-of-life…
Everyone can be a volunteer—no matter age, disability, talent, or time. Connie Dickens has been proving that for three decades, working closely…
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