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CAS Volunteer Profile: Kathryn Judd

CAS Volunteer Profile: Kathryn Judd

  Volunteers come to Community Action Services and Food Bank to help clients. But last spring, Kathryn Judd tapped into a trade secret: volunteering helps the volunteer even more. Kathryn's granddaughter was spending too much time at home, and...

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3 Ways to Fit Volunteering into Your Life

3 Ways to Fit Volunteering into Your Life

Volunteers live healthier and longer lives. They're happier. They have more social connections. Plus, volunteering looks great on a resume. So you know you want to spend some time volunteering, but how do you fit it into your busy life? Sure, there are people who...

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How Volunteering Will Change Your Life

How Volunteering Will Change Your Life

Two years ago, Lauren was pretty happy—and busy—with her career and personal life, but felt like something was missing. When she read a local news story about a program that matched mentors with people pulling themselves out of poverty, something clicked. She started...

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Importance of Financial Literacy in Schools

Importance of Financial Literacy in Schools

When Mike graduated from high school, his state didn't require a financial literacy or economics course to graduate. So because he focused on advanced placement and college courses, and everything he needed to get into his college of choice, he didn't take the...

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CAS Volunteer Spotlight: Cinda Houston

CAS Volunteer Spotlight: Cinda Houston

When Cinda Houston was looking around for a volunteer opportunity last year, she decided Community Action Services and Food Bank was the right fit for her because of its philosophy. "It's the fact that we teach people not just reliance but independence," said Houston,...

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