National Volunteer Week April 19-25, 2009

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We celebrate and thank our volunteers who give of their time and talents – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – helping the people who live and work in our community. Our dedicated volunteers provide disaster relief services, participate in community events, and facilitate training to empower and prepare our community to respond to life-threatening emergencies that can happen at any place, any time – among many other vital services.

Volunteers make up the majority of the American Red Cross’ workforce.

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National Volunteer Week, observed for the 35th year, was signed into executive order in 1974 by former President Richard Nixon.

Volunteer to help save lives in your community today!

Donate to help us maintain Red Cross’ vital services.

Watch our videos.

If you are a volunteer at the American Red Cross of the National Capital Area Chapter, or you have been helped by our Chapter through disaster relief services, education and training or other Red Cross community services, please share your story! Help the community understand more about how we help and why we need donations to continue our vital services. Send an email to (Subject: STORY) today!

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