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United We Serve

The President is calling on all Americans to participate in our nation’s recovery and renewal by serving in our communities. There are many ways to get involved. America’s new foundation will be built one community at a time - and it starts with you.

National Service Blog

A Man of Service: An Interview with John Lewis
At age 17, Congressman John Lewis was so inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that he wrote a letter to King asking to meet him. Dr. King wrote back and sent Lewis a round-trip Greyhound bus ticket to meet with him.
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Be Kind. Take Care. Serve.
Lt. Brandon Williams, part-time soldier and full-time AmeriCorps member, currently serves in Baltimore, MD, with one of Catholic Charities’ member programs, Project SERVE. Each day, Lt. Williams arrives at Our Daily Bread, Catholic Charities’ hot meal center, and teaches new volunteers the significance of feeding those who cannot afford to feed themselves. Equally importantly, he teaches his volunteers to respect each man and woman that comes through the door. The time the hungry spend in the safety and warmth of Our Daily Bread’s walls may be the only time throughout the day they are treated with respect at all.
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National Service Office Hours: Ask Wendy!
Do you have questions about volunteering, AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, or MLK Day? Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service will be taking your questions during a session of National Service Office Hours on Twitter!
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Join President Obama in a National Day of Service
On Jan. 21, 2013, our nation will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day), a national holiday during which we honor the legacy of the civil rights leader Dr. King through a day of service and volunteering.
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