Innovative agreement with sector partner Points of Light aimed at boosting service field
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, in an effort to boost the service year field and advance shared missions, Service Year Alliance officially acquired AmeriCorps Alums from Points of Light. AmeriCorps Alums, which had been an enterprise of Points of Light since 2005, is the only national network that connects the more than 1 million alumni of all AmeriCorps programs to resources that support their lifetime of service.
Wendy Samples may have been the only Frontline Families AmeriCorps member in the entire state of Mississippi over the last year, but her friend and colleague, Heath Dearman, said she has been the perfect fit for this role.
ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded Habitat for Humanity $4,887,750 in funds to support 350 AmeriCorps National member positions for 2017-2018. The funds will support Habitat AmeriCorps members who will serve in 36 states and in Washington, D.C.
Annual event highlights the importance of service and the transformative power of a strong and stable home
ATLANTA, June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of Habitat for Humanity’s annual AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon event, more than 350 Habitat AmeriCorps members and alumni will travel to select cities in May and June, to build, repair and landscape 22 homes.
ATLANTA, March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/– Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, is deeply concerned over President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint and the broad impact the non-defense discretionary program cuts would have on the nonprofit sector’s ability to engage Americans in volunteer service.
Adan Torres has always wanted to help people. That’s why it was a natural fit for the Chicago native to get involved with the AmeriCorps program, a national service organization that offers financial education awards in exchange for community service work. During his time with AmeriCorps, Adan participated in numerous volunteer projects at Chicago-area food banks, and also went above and beyond to help other AmeriCorps participants write and edit their resumes, practice mock job interviews and even referred them to employers. Adan was recognized for his outstanding community service work
Funding will support 87 AmeriCorps members at 28 local Rebuilding Together affiliates across the nation
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together has received a $781,697 AmeriCorps grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support 87 AmeriCorps members who will provide critical support to our mission of transforming the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing their communities. This grant will support AmeriCorps members in 28 cities and 19 states across the country.