February 2015

Students Lead Volunteer Projects with HandsOn Central Texas

This story orginally appeared on United Way for Greater Austin's website. View the orginal story here.
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Volunteers Lead the Way to Energy Savings for Low Income Families

As cold temperatures continue to break records, people around the country are adding layers and turning up their heat – if they can afford it. Extreme weather places an extra strain on low income families whose budgets don’t have room for higher utility bills. Read More >

HandsOn Network Pro Tip: Meeting Facilitator Survival Kit

HandsOn Network is launching a Pro Tip series featuring our Affiliate Pros. Every few weeks, we will feature a blog post, video, or graphic with tips and tricks from Affiliate staff on different topics. Are you a HandsOn Network Affiliate with an idea for a Pro Tip? Submit it here
 
Our first Pro Tip is from Kristina Coby of the United Way of Lakeshore Volunteer Center. Read More >

7 Reasons to Date a Volunteer

Looking to get out and meet someone new this Valentine’s Day? Try volunteering!

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5 Lessons For Getting #GoodandReady This Winter

Good & Ready and HandsOn Network hosted a twitter chat on getting #goodandready for winter. Here are five things we learned about preparing for winter storms, what volunteers can do to get involved and how to stay safe.
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Senior Tech Days Bridge Generational Divide

At HandsOn Network we believe that volunteer service brings people together across the divides of race, income, politics, religion and geography. We like, to focus on what brings us together as people rather than what makes us different.
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