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Welcome Mississippi!

We are happy to welcome our friends at Volunteer Mississippi to OnCorps Reports! Volunteer Mississippi awards AmeriCorps State grants to organizations throughout the state addressing Mississippi’s greatest needs. During 2020-2021, Volunteer Mississippi is managing 8 operating programs and 3 planning grants that engage over 400 AmeriCorps members in meeting the needs of their communities. For more information […]

Welcome to ServeWyoming!

We are excited to welcome our friends at ServeWyoming to OnCorps Reports!  ServeWyoming “promotes collaborative efforts among private, non-profit and governmental organizations that advance community service, volunteer programs and activities in each Wyoming community.”  For more information on their programs of service in the areas of disaster, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, veterans […]

Welcome to new our Americorps/VISTA Programs!

Welcome to all the individual Americorps/Vista Programs who have joined us this year.  Thank you for all you do for our communities and for placing your trust in us!  We are happy to serve you! Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness BRACE California Safe Corps Campus Compact Campus Compact of New Hampshire Child Abuse Prevention Center […]

Welcome to Oregon Volunteers!

We are excited to welcome Oregon Volunteers to the OnCorps Reports Family!  Oregon Volunteers, also known as the Commission for Voluntary Action & Service, was created in 1994 to provide Oregonians with a statewide entity to focus service and volunteer efforts, to enhance the ethic of service and voluntarism in the state and provide funds […]

Welcome to ServeNebraska!

We are excited to welcome the folks at ServeNebraska to the OnCorps Reports community! Last year, more than 300 AmeriCorps members in Nebraska served at nearly 90 service sites. Since 1994, according to CNCS, more than 6,800 members have served more than 11 million AmeriCorps hours in Nebraska. A warm welcome to all Nebraska programs […]

MedServe: Getting Things Done For Health Equity

There is a shortage of primary care providers in the United States, and it’s expected to to get worse. The communities hardest hit by this shortage are rural, lower income, uninsured and historically underserved. This is not a small portion of the population, but rather, 57 million individuals living in 5,864 designated shortage areas. Several […]

MLK Day of Service 2019

Packing food, cleaning up parks and rivers, making blankets and hats for sick children, going door to door in Florida to assess damage still present after Hurricane Michael. The AmeriCorps community was out in force yesterday, tackling service projects across the country in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Here are just a few […]

Programs Supporting Legal Aid Organizations

How do we preserve the idea that justice is for all, including the poorest and most vulnerable among us, who cannot afford to hire legal representation? Civil legal aid plays an important role in matters that are non-criminal in nature, including issues surrounding stable housing, immigration, employment discrimination, domestic violence, and healthcare disputes. AmeriCorps members […]

AmeriCorps Members: Volunteers and So Much More

The following is a guest post from the Legacy Corps for Veterans & Military Families AmeriCorps program, written by Rita Liebel.  Alan Newmark became an AmeriCorps volunteer through Alpert Jewish Family Service in West Palm Beach, Florida. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Lake Worth, Florida in 2008. Upon retirement, Alan decided […]