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Volunteering in America 2011

VOLUNTEERING VOLUNTEERS IN AMERICA ARE RESOLUTE IN THEIR COMMITMENT 2011 NATION to the serving almost 8.1 BILLION HOURS ABOUT THE SAME AS IF EVERY TT TT TT TT TT SINGLE VOLUNTEERED for more than an entire day without sleeping I TITITITI PERSON IN THE UNITED STATES S.1 billion hours /238 million people (US Pop. 16+) 33-9 hours / person WHICH TRANSLATES TO $173 billion * Dollar value provided by Independent Sector. VOLUNTEER RATE by age group 21.2% 2010 29.2% 2010 MILLENNIALS GENERATION X 16-28 29-45 28.8% 2010 23.6% 2010 BABY BOOMERS OLDER ADULTS 46-64 65+ Now more than ever VOLUNTEERS ARE AN INDISPENSABLE ANCHOR OF EVERY COMMUNITY'S INFRASTRUCTURE More than ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAVE RECOGNIZED THE IMPACT OF SERVICE IN THEIR CITIES How do the states rank? 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 50+ FEWER VOLUNTEER HOURS PER RESIDENT MORE VOLUNTEER HOURS The Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area ranks #1 for volunteerism: 37.1% Salt Lake City ranks #1 for number of volunteer hours per resident: 54.5 What are volunteers doing? 23.5% work to meet the needs of 20.3% contribute much needed their neighbors by collecting, preparing, distributing, or serving food sweat hours through general labor or providing transportation 17% mentor 18.5% help students succeed in school and prepare for the future by tutoring and teaching youth Top-Ranked Activities #2 # 3 #4 MILLENNIALS 16-28 FUNDRAISE GENERAL LABOR / TRANSPORTATION MENTOR COLLECT, PREPARE, DISTRIBUTE, OR SERVE FOÓD YOUTH GENERATION X $ 29-45 FUNDRAISE COLLECT, PREPARE, DISTRIBUTE, OR SERVE FOÓD MENTOR TUTOR / YOUTH TEACH BABY BOOMERS 46-64 FUNDRAISE COLLECT, PREPARE, DISTRIBUTE, OR SERVE FOÓD PROFESSIONAL / MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GENERAL LABOR / TRANSPORTATION OLDER ADULTS 2$ 65+ FUNDRAISE COLLECT, PREPARE, DISTRIBUTE, OR SERVE FOOD PROFESSIONAL / MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE GENERAL LABOR / TRANSPORTATION WHILE ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE STRUGGLING TO PROVIDE MORE SERVICES WITH FEWER RESOURCES VOLUNTEERS ARE MAKING A REAL AND LASTING IMPACT To learn how your community stacks up, visit VolunteeringInAmerica.gov TO FIND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR AREA visit SERVE.GOV Corporation for NATIONAL && COMMUNITY SERVICEE* %24

Volunteering in America 2011

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8.1 Billion hours were performed by volunteers in the United States, which is equivalent to every American volunteering for 24 hours non-stop.

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