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More people lending a helping hand

5 years ago January 26, 2010 Jan 26, 2010 Tuesday, January 26 2010 Tuesday, January 26, 2010 7:10:02 PM CST in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Sylvia Weatherspoon

If you volunteered last year in your community raising money, collecting food or tutoring children, you were among the 64.3 million Americans who did.  A report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a million and a half more people volunteered at least once between September 2008 and September 2009.  The hours people donated annually varied among age groups, with older people typically giving more time.
     

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