It's time for that annual reminder that you're part of bigger picture, volunteerism in America!
Just a quick "THANKS!" to each and every one of you for all of the fantastic work you do! This is National Volunteerism Week, a time to celebrate people in action -- and that's you!
Did you know* . . .
- the Twin Cities ranks #1 in volunteerism (37.4% of residents volunteering) when compared to 51 other cities across the nation! Our volunteerism rate is 10% above the National average.
- Minnesota ranks #3 in volunteerism (37.5% of residents volunteering) when compared to the other 50 states and Washington, DC.
- In 2009, approximately 1.5 million volunteers in Minnesota contributed 160.1 million hours of service.
THANKS for ALL YOU DO from all of us in UMN Extension!
*Statistics from http://www.