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AmeriCorps made it possible for me to pursue my passion: environmental conservation. It provided me with the hands-on experience that I needed to advance in the field.

"She started a Friendship Club at lunch time where she had a table and kids that didn't have friends or were left out would eat lunch together with Sally and also play games and go for walks together in the hallways."

Sally Brooks

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

"Char helped bring some joy to students even while serving from home. Char even went above and beyond to make some encouragement cards for staff at Lincoln Elementary."

Charlotte Davis

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

"Bob and Karl are great AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers who care about the residents and keep in touch even when the pandemic tries to keep them apart."

Karl and Bob

AmeriCorps Seniors volunteer

"COVID-19 changed the way AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers operate, especially since they are a vulnerable demographic to the virus. However, that did not stop them from finding safe, creative ways to help out."

VANTAGE Aging

AmeriCorps Seniors grantee

"It was a life changing experience and I consider it the best year of my life."

JoAnne Burch Burris

AmeriCorps member

"AmeriCorps has given me the opportunity to serve my community for years, all the while furthering my own education and building sustainable, impactful programming for others."

Angel Jones

AmeriCorps member

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