Monday, July 14, 2014
Partnership Aims To Boost Service Positions For Young People, Increase Adult Volunteers
United Way of New York City and NYC Service have announced a partnership with The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute that seeks to increase service corps positions for young New Yorkers and to double the number of adults in the city who volunteer.
Increasing volunteerism and the number of young people involved in national service in NYC will benefit a wide range of areas including senior support, immigrant services, energy conservation programs, emergency preparedness, teen service and leadership programs and more.
"At United Way of New York City, we believe service is a critical ingredient and one of the most important solutions to solving the systemic problems we face as a city," said Sheena Wright, President and CEO, United Way of New York City....