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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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IRS seeking tax-prep volunteers

Uncle Sam needs you... to help prepare tax returns.

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Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

Staff Sgt. Brandon Duenas, a volunteer lane monitor from Davis-Monthan Air Force base, shares a high-five with Special Olympian Juan Lopez from Sunnyside High School during the annual Special Olympics bowling competition at Golden Pin Lanes.

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Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

Special Olympics bowlers hit '300' scores for fun all around

The thud of a bowling ball hitting the lane.

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Volunteers honor victims of 9/11

Volunteers honor victims of 9/11

Volunteers placed about 3,000 American flags - one for each life lost on 9/11 - along the fenced entryway leading into the VA Medical Center on South Sixth Avenue Tuesday morning.

September 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fence becomes a link to tragedy

Fence becomes a link to tragedy

Ermelinda Salazar and members of the Senior Corps, Senior Companions, Pima Council on Aging and others place about 3,000 flags along a fence at the Veterans Medical Center on South Sixth Avenue - one flag for every 9/11 victim.

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Fence becomes a link to tragedy

Fence becomes a link to tragedy

A rose marks the name of a victim engraved at the 9/11 memorial in New York. A crowd of about 1,000 gathered to place roses and make rubbings of their loved ones' names.

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Retirees enhance Vail School District's curriculum

It's no coincidence that Academy Village residents have been volunteering in the Vail School District for more than eight years.

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