President Barack Obama welcomed President George H.W. Bush to the White House on Monday in a salute to public service and to the drive for volunteerism.
In cities across North Texas, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was marked with a day of service.
The Texas Baptist Men is sending a group of 60 volunteers to New York City to aid in the relief following Hurricane Sandy.
Some workers at the Arlington General Motors plant are taking time away from the production line this week to provide some hands-on community service.
A new hands-on education project had dozens of North Texas business executives busy this morning, volunteering at an elementary school in the Dallas Independent School District.
More than a hundred volunteers stepped away from their desk jobs, rolled up their sleeves, and went to work on a North Texas ranch, Tuesday. Executives and employees at Southlake-based Sabre Industries kicked off their “Give Time Together” campaign, by volunteering at Rocky Top Ranch and Therapy Center in Keller.
Christmas came early at the Dallas VA Hospital Thursday. Volunteers, many of whom are veterans or active military themselves, packed and delivered some 400 gift bags for patients who otherwise might not have a holiday at all.
If you have been inspired this holiday season to serve others, we have a few opportunities to mention if you aren’t sure what to do.
Nathan Amezquita, 16, of Odessa, is trying his hand at guitar. Although the teenager admits learning the chords can be difficult, guitar lessons are perhaps the easiest part of his day.