Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Seniors Volunteer Time Equals $4.26 Million in One Year

A small California county recently celebrated its senior citizen volunteers, who, according to a county agency donated over $4.26 million in volunteer time in 2011.

A local newspaper columnist and blogger reports: " For example, 140 volunteers donated 13,000 hours to ten police departments; 50 volunteers visited frail elderly weekly; more than 220 helped at parks, hiking trails, museums and recreation departments; 150 individuals gave up 20,000 hours to gather, distribute or home deliver five million pounds of food."

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