In the past Indiana’s number of volunteer hours has been above the national average. However, those hours fell below the national average last year.
The United Way of Monroe County kicks off its 2011-2012 community fundraising campaign Friday afternoon with a banquet in Memorial Stadium.
The Indiana Red Cross is expected to spend three weeks on the coast, and Duke plans to have its crews stay about two weeks.
Saturday is “Find Lauren Day” and the Spierer’s hope volunteers will help canvass the area in the search for their daughter.
Volunteers are urged to gather at 8 a.m. at McNutt Quad on the IU Campus.
An estimated 150 volunteers from various organizations in Monroe County, participated in United Way’s Day of Action.
Indiana legal experts say new methods of rehabilitating teens convicted of crimes appear to be working, but could still be improved.
Local food pantries are getting a last minute boost of donations this week.
Fifteen new members joined the United Way's staff Monday to encourage others to volunteer, as well.