Volunteering and Civic Life in America
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) released its annual research report on Volunteering and Civic Life in America. This report shows that in 2015, 1 in 4 Americans volunteered through an organization and nearly two-thirds helped their neighbors, demonstrating that service to others continues to be a priority for millions of Americans.
Oregon was a big part of this with a million volunteers contributing time and service in their communities!
Portland makes multiple appearances on Top 10 lists in the national rankings!
2015 City Rankings
588,900 residents (31.4%) volunteered 66 million hours of service in our communities in 2015, beating out Seattle for the second year in a row.
Top 5 Cities for Veterans Volunteering
Top 5 Cities for Millennials Volunteering
Posted on November 15, 2016.