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How Do Volunteers Find the Time?

According to Volunteering in America, a comprehensive study by the Corporation for National and Community Service, volunteers find time to participate in service projects by foregoing television. The study shows that adults who have never volunteered spend more time watching television (an average of 436 more hours per year) than adults who volunteer.

Three main findings shed light on myths and realities about volunteering:

Read a section of the report Volunteering in America (PDF) or learn more on the CNCS's special Volunteering in America website.


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