Happy National Volunteer Week! Not to mention the official countdown week to Passover. To celebrate, here is your weekly round up of inspiring service posts from around the web.
- The Huffington Post published a piece by Michael Piraino of the National CASA Association about the decades-long impact of National Volunteer Week.
- The Hands On Blog included a story by Davida Gatlin of generationOn about the importance of National Volunteer Week, and her own call towards service work.
- eJewish Philanthropy posted a touching piece about a seder held in Tel Aviv for the children of migrant workers, hosted by Hillel Israel.
- The JTA reported that Jewish Federations have already raised an impressive 1 million dollars in support for earthquake relief in Japan.
- The Forward published a profile about Tel Aviv’s bike-friendly, pro-immigrant rights mayor, Ron Huladi.