American Christians find renewal during Lent
Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter, is a time of spiritual renewal for Christians that includes prayer and giving to others.
Ringing in the new year with Nowruz
The Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz, begins on the spring equinox. Read on to find out how it's being celebrated in the United States.
Meet the U.S. search teams who helped save lives in Türkiye
U.S. search and rescue teams helped rescue survivors in Türkiye after the recent earthquakes. Learn how these teams operate.
Peace Corps celebrates spirit of volunteerism
The Peace Corps celebrates more than 60 years of volunteerism March 1. Learn which country recently welcomed its first group of trainees.
U.S. rescuers stand ready to find earthquake survivors
When earthquakes strike and countries seek help rescuing survivors, USAID knows who to call: urban search and rescue teams in Virginia and California.
People across U.S. rush to aid Türkiye, Syria
People across the United States are donating supplies to Türkiye and Syria. Learn about how they are assisting earthquake survivors.
Exhibit explores how Americans work together for a cause
Volunteering is one of the pillars of American democracy. Learn about a Library of Congress exhibit that explores voluntary associations.
Defending Ukraine: Yana Zinkevych and Hospitallers
This installment in a series focuses on a group of volunteer paramedics who respond to the medical needs of civilians and soldiers.
Defending Ukraine: Repair Together volunteer group
This installment in a series focuses on a group that relies on music and dance while they clean up destruction from Russia's invasion.