Community Involvement


Do Something

Do Something support a number of community causes. They offer practical advice on how to volunteer and become involved in the community. Do Something supports national campaigns as well as local endeavors.

Serve.Gov, the online home of United We Serve, is managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency charged with promoting and fostering volunteering and national service in America. Individuals can search for opportunities to volunteer. publishes a variety of toolkits that are downloadable. Examples of toolkits are: How to Organize a Food Drive; How to Prepare Your Community for Disaster; and Connecting Veterans to Community Services.

United Way

This article from the United Way highlights four personal benefits of volunteering in your community. Under the Take Action tab, individuals can search for volunteer opportunities in their community.

Volunteer Match

Volunteer Match is a nonprofit organization that matches volunteers with opportunities in their community. Individuals can search for organizations seeking volunteers by the area they live in (such as zip code or city) or by keyword (such as animal shelter).