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Volunteer Spike

NEW REPORT SHOWS GREATEST SPIKE IN VOLUNTEERS SINCE 2003 Published June 18, 2010 America's Promise Alliance Despite difficult economic times, the number of Americans volunteering in their communities jumped by…

#1 in Volunteering

Twin Cities tops nation in volunteering By Paul Walsh Published June 15, 2010 Star Tribune The Twin Cities leads all metropolitan areas in volunteering. That finding was released Tuesday by…

Lori Hamm

PROMISE FELLOW OF THE MONTH June 2010 Best Promise Fellow Experience: Being an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow for two years there are a lot of experiences that I have taken from…

AmeriCorps Grants

CNCS Announces $234 Million in AmeriCorps Grants By Nancy Lewis Published June 7, 2010 Youth Today The first round of AmeriCorps grants under the Kennedy Serve America Act – which…

Summit Conversation

YOUTH SUMMIT SPURS CONVERSATION By Katie Gard AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Fergus Falls Over 70 youth and adults representing a broad range of clubs, businesses, and organizations in Fergus Falls gathered…

The Paperbag Princess

CINDERELLAS TURN FAIRY GODMOTHER'S Published April 27, 2010 Northfield News Eight Northfield teens transformed into real-life Cinderellas want to give back to the organization that helped outfit them for prom.…

Mason Fong

PROMISE FELLOW OF THE MONTH May 2010 Best Promise Fellow Experience: I think that my best Promise Fellow experience has to be the journey that has lasted now a year…

WHS Ambassadors Help Newcomers

AMBASSADORS PROGRAM By Laura Grevas Published April 16, 2010 The Worthington Daily Globe Starting high school can be a challenge, but it’s one that’s made easier by a friendly face.…

1st MN Alliance Youth Co-Chair Joins CBS

EX-CNBC REPORTER JOINS CBS By Phil Rosenthal Published April 01, 2010 Chicago Tribune Rebecca Jarvis got an early start in broadcasting with a 1997 stint on "Whatever," a teen news…

Jeremy Reuter

PROMISE FELLOW OF THE MONTH April 2010 Best Promise Fellow Experience: I've had a lot of fun so far as a Promise Fellow, but the best so far would have…