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American Cancer Society Needs Volunteers For New Study

Cancer research would not be possible without people who are willing to help and the American Cancer Society is recruiting local people for its next long-term research project.


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Volunteers Work To Help Others On MLK Day

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., hundreds of volunteers off of work or school today are helping with service projects.


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Army Of Volunteers Make Thanksgiving Possible At Mission

Here in Pittsburgh — More than 1,000 people will enjoy a hot Thanksgiving dinner, thanks to the work of volunteers at the Light Of Life Mission.


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Volunteers Pack Thanksgiving Meal Baskets For Families In Need

Some local families in need will be getting a basket full of cheer even before the Thanksgiving holiday. It is all possible thanks to the caring people of Pittsburgh.


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Local Volunteers Heading To Sandy’s Disaster Areas

Now that things have calmed down in this area, many groups are sending volunteers to the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.


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Local Red Cross Volunteers Preparing For Hurricane Sandy

Government, utility and the National Guard are all bracing for Hurricane Sandy’s arrival here in Pennsylvania. In addition, the Red Cross is also preparing by packing up its emergency response vehicles.


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Volunteers Give Back To Local Veterans On 9/11

Many people across the United States are using the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks as a day to give back to local men and women in uniform.


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Group Honors Veterans With Party On The River

The name of their group is quite simple: Sharing and Caring. For 28 years in Pittsburgh, that’s exactly what they have been doing for our veterans.


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Volunteers Work To Construct New North Side Playground

Children will soon have a new place to play on the North Side. About 200 volunteers are building a playground and they are doing all the work in less than 24 hours.


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Shady Side Academy Honors MLK By Giving Back

Instead of relaxing at home on this Martin Luther King Day holiday, many gave back in the form of service activities around town.


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Volunteers Help To Make Christmas Special

Christmas dinner is a tradition for many families, but it’s something others wouldn’t be able to enjoy without the generosity of strangers.


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Volunteers Join Together To Help Less Fortunate On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving started bright and early this morning for dozens of volunteers at the Light of Life Rescue Mission on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Final preparations at the Mission, which annually provides a hot Thanksgiving dinner to the area’s less fortunate, began around 5:30 a.m.


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Pennsylvanians Head East To Help With Hurricane Relief Efforts

Hurricane Irene made landfall early Saturday morning and people from our area are already on the way to provide help in the relief efforts.


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Volunteers From Pittsburgh Headed To Tornado-Ravaged Joplin

The 50,000 people who live in Joplin, Mo., continue to dig out from the deadly and disastrous tornado. Roads are again clear, but the cleanup goes on. Now, some Pittsburghers are stepping up to lend a helping hand.


Theresa Creighan, a volunteer with the Red Cross, will help the flood victims in the southern states. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Oakmont Woman Heading South To Help Flood Victims

Thousands of volunteers are heading south where a state of emergency is in effect for parts of Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky.





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