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Gainesville’s Citizens on Patrol program, which began in 2010, is working to expand from a modest 10-person unit to the likes of Citrus County’s COP program which currently boasts around 500 volunteers.
A black Lab named Shadow died recently after more than a decade of therapy work at the Tower Road Branch Library. The Read With A Dog program will continue to be held every Wednesday afternoon, but Shadow will be missed by those who knew him.
When a doctor recommended he get more exercise, Hawthorne resident Winford Jenkins, 57, began taking daily walks around the city. After noticing just how much trash cluttered the streets, he decided to do something about it.
While volunteerism rates in Florida may still be ranked relatively low, people like Bill and Verna Brown try to change that by gathering food and help by giving it out to the rural areas in North Central Florida.
A volunteer workshop outside Jacksonville produces carts for disabled members of rural communities overseas. Designed for those with little to no use of their legs, the carts are propelled by hand-powered handles.
Police have ended the call for volunteers to participate in the search for UF student Christian Aguilar who has been missing for more than two weeks. The volunteer check-in post at the Florida Farm Bureau in Gainesville, which has been […]