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2012 Feds Feed Families Campaign Begins on June 1, 2012 - Will You Help Those in Need?

The 2012 Feds Feed Families Food Drives, sponsored by the Office of Personnel Management and the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, will launch on June 1, 2012. There continues to be a need to feed the hungry accross the country, particularly in the summer months, when there are increased shortages in food banks and an increased need among children who do not benefitting from school lunch programs.

Over the past three years, our generos Federal workforce collected an astounding 8…


Added by Terrence (Terry) Hill on May 30, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Presidential Proclamation - National Volunteer Week (April 15-21, 2012)

April 9, 2012 -President Obama issued his annual Presidential Proclamation for National Volunteer Week.

The President declared that, " Service is a lifelong pursuit that strengthens the civic and economic fabric of our Nation. With every hour and every act, our lives are made richer, our communities are drawn closer, and our country is forged…


Added by Terrence (Terry) Hill on April 11, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Are You Volunteering to Honor September 11th?

This year, more than 1 million Americans are expected to serve in their communities in honor of 9/11.


Service projects will range from food drives and home repairs to neighborhood cleanups and disaster preparation activities. In many areas, volunteers will honor veterans, soldiers, or first responders by collecting donations, assembling care packages, and writing thank you letters.


I encourage you to serve or support a cause on 9/11 as a way of paying tribute…


Added by Terrence (Terry) Hill on August 19, 2011 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Career Days: Worthwhile or a Waste?

On Tuesday, I organized a Career Day for an elementary school in Washington, D.C. that I work with as a consultant.

It is a Title I school with more than 40 percent of students qualifying for the USDA Free & Reduced Lunch Program. There were 20 speakers, including some govies: a medical doctor who specializes in public health at DHHS, a City of Alexandria Public Housing researcher who holds a Ph.D., an Air Force pilot who is headed toward retirement, and a District of Columbia…


Added by Bill Murray on June 2, 2011 at 7:09pm — 4 Comments

YGL Govies Gettin Dirty For a Cause: Part II


They say a picture is worth a thousand words...but there are not enough words to describe how wonderful it was to run this race in the company of friends and for the benefit of so many who are facing great adversity.


Well you met the team in "Govies Gettin Dirty for a Cause: Part I".  I'm happy to report that we all finished the…


Added by Candace Riddle on May 5, 2011 at 12:28am — 2 Comments

Another Opportunity to Serve Your Community - Greater DC Cares Servathon - April 16, 2011

If you would like to join other volunteers in the Washington, DC area on Saturday, April 16th, here is your chance.  Go to and join the "Federal Employees Family and Friends" team.  You can also start your own team.  Greater DC Cares is the same organization that the President and First Lady volunteered with on MLK Day.  This is a great way to get…


Added by Terrence (Terry) Hill on February 2, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

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