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Submitted by nicky.campbell on Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:13

We are uniting America through service

We invite individuals to serve alongside each other for the betterment of every community.

Unite

We bridge divides by bringing people together: connecting individuals and organizations to help communities tackle their toughest challenges.

Strengthen

We provide resources and people power to organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities.

Impact

We enrich the lives of those we serve and those who serve.  

Lead

We are the only federal agency for community service and volunteerism. We empower an entire ecosystem committed to the betterment of communities across America.

Our Mission

To improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.

Connecting individuals and organizations to help communities tackle their toughest challenges.

AmeriCorps sends people power and funding to communities across the country. Disaster response, opioid crisis, education – these are just a few of the causes where AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have stepped up to strengthen their community.
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Disaster Response

COVID-19

The challenges presented by the pandemic require solutions that are creative, flexible, and timely. Across the country, AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have risen to the occasion, answering the call to serve in new and innovative ways. Even in the face of adversity, our members and volunteers continue to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement.

Fast facts

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9.4K

members and volunteers engaged in COVID-19 emergency response

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100K+

wellness checks conducted during COVID-19 pandemic

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15.6M+

pounds of food collected and distributed during COVID-19 pandemic

Disaster Response

The Opioid Crisis

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Disaster response

Hurricane Harvey

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What we do

For decades, we have worked to make service to others an indispensable part of the American experience. Through our nation’s most trying times, AmeriCorps has come together to help those in need.

Our team

We are uniting America by bringing people together to serve communities. Our agency is made of a team of individuals from different backgrounds and experiences, working as one to strengthen communities in our country.
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