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Literacy volunteers needed to help kids and adults

Literacy volunteers needed to help kids and adults

Literacy connects seeks volunteers to work with children, adults.

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Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

Volunteers needed to fight buffelgrass at Saguaro Park

They're asked to meet Saturday at visitor center on Old Spanish Trail.

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500 Tucson children in need of reading coaches

500 Tucson children in need of reading coaches

Volunteers work with students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

October 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education notes: 3 win Yale award

Education notes: 3 win Yale award

News from Tucson-area schools. 

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New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

Hundreds of trees, shrubs have been planted at the Atturbury-Lyman haven.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education notes

Education notes

TUSD seeks volunteers to serve on the Technology Oversight Committee.

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Church art program spreads love, beauty in community

Church art program spreads love, beauty in community

Resurrection Lutheran Church members sense the divine in the act of artistic creation, and use that mentality to express themselves and cheer up others.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Saving man's best friends: Tucson's thriving animal rescue scene

Saving man's best friends: Tucson's thriving animal rescue scene

When triathlete Christy Holliger started running with some of the high-energy dogs at Pima Animal Care Center, she noticed a transformation. The stronger, feistier pups — often longtimers at the county shelter — learned leash skills and how to socialize with other animals and people. And the…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Special needs students brighten up days at retirement home

Special needs students brighten up days at retirement home

Canyon del Oro High School special education teacher Pam Duarte has found a way to brighten the lives of the elderly while helping her students hone their social skills.

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Volunteers installing bicycle lights for free Tuesday

Volunteers from the Living Streets Alliance will install bicycle lights for free Tuesday in a south-side neighborhood while supplies last.

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Oro Valley honors top volunteers

Oro Valley honors top volunteers

Oro Valley named Joyce Rychener and Bob Weede its 2013 Volunteers of the Year at a Dec. 12 ceremony at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, 10000 N. Oracle Road.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Middle school calls on dads to be 'watchdogs'

Middle school calls on dads to be 'watchdogs'

Looking to make its hallways safer while involving parents in their kids’ education, Tortolita Middle School is calling in the D.O.G.S.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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We've met our goal - but local kids still need your support

Thank you, Tucson.

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We've almost hit our goal for reading tutors - but volunteers for Sunnyside schools are still needed

We’re just a few volunteers away from meeting our goal of 500 coaches to help local children improve their reading skills. But more volunteers are needed in the Sunnyside Unified School District.

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Volunteers make Accenture work

Volunteers make Accenture work

Volunteers pitch in their time and labor to help make the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship run smoothly. Between 900 and 1,000 volunteers help make the tournament function.

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Volunteers make Accenture work

Volunteers make Accenture work

Revelers may go to the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship to see the likes of Hunter Mahan and Tiger Woods in action, but the tournament wouldn't function properly without the help of some Girl Scouts.

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Ben's Bells: Help make Ben's Bells for Newtown, Conn.

Ben's Bells: Help make Ben's Bells for Newtown, Conn.

In response to the mass shooting at a Connecticut school Dec. 14, Ben's Bells has launched a Bring Kindness to Newtown campaign.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Ben's Bells: Help make Ben's Bells for Newtown, Conn.

Ben's Bells: Help make Ben's Bells for Newtown, Conn.

Laurie Sedlmayr-Cumming, left, and her daughter, Anna Cumming, paint beads at the Ben's Bells Project Main Gate Studio, 816 E. University Blvd., to be asembled for residents of Newtown, Conn., in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre.

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Ben's Bells: Help make Ben's Bells for Newtown, Conn.

Ben's Bells: Help make Ben's Bells for Newtown, Conn.

Kira Sund, 22, center, paints beads with her brother Derrick and mother, Mary, lower left, at the Ben's Bells Project Main Gate Studio.

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Get involved

Browse hundreds of volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Center at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona's website at www.volunteersoaz.org or call for assistance at 903-3949.

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