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Kids Day 2017

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Fresno State hits 10 million community service hours

Fresno State has provided more than 10 million hours of community service in 10 years, an impressive feat feat in the eyes of the head of The Jan and Bud Richter Center. It’s a sentiment embarrassed by Miracle Carter, a ...

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Grad student volunteers with suicide prevention organization

As a sophomore in high school, one of Melissa Watkins’ friends threatened suicide. Watkins, already in an emotional daze, was in attendance at her high school auditorium listening to a presentation put on by Fresno Survivors of Suicide Loss. This was seven years ago.

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Students seek unpaid work in rough job market

With the unemployment rate on the rise and an increasingly competitive job market, students are looking for a way to gain job experience while also helping their community.

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Student volunteers restore local wildlife

Volunteers worked to restore local wildlife at Saturday's event sponsored by the San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust.

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Fresno State officials volunteer for cause

In an effort to fight hunger, the Community Food Bank is teaming up with HandsOn Central California to distribute food to those who need it.

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Letters to the editor

Is our community putting forth sufficient efforts to “go green”? I go to the grocery store at least once a week and they always ask whether I want paper or plastic bags, but should we have the choice?

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Survey shows volunteering increase

Fresno State is looking to increase the number of community service hours performed each year by students, faculty and staff. President John D. Welty’s proposal to reach one million hours annually by 2011 is well on its way.

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Expo attracts service-minded

The volunteering spirit of Fresno State students showed through at the Services to the Community Expo on Wednesday. The fifth annual event provided the opportunity to gain information on non-profit organizations, community service-learning and career opportunities.

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Make a Difference Day hits home

Make a Difference Day is a national day of service put on by USA Weekend magazine. It is known as America’s biggest day of volunteering, involving over three million people nationwide.

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