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April 27, 2006

Volunteering

This week marks National Volunteer Week, which pays special tribute to volunteers across the country who give of themselves to better their communities and the lives of others. U of M Psychology Professor Mark Snyder has extensively studied volunteerism over the last 20 years. He says there are two broad categories that can help explain what motivates people to volunteer.

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