Did you know that December 5th is International Volunteer Day? Why only volunteer one day in Central New York when you can all month long, or all year?

Around Christmas many people want to volunteer and lend a hand. Did you know there's an easy tool to use to find out where your skills could be needed? VolunteerCNY serves as the hub for volunteer activity all across Central New York. They work with hundreds of different organizations and charities that are constantly looking for help.

According to recent census data, New York State ranks 51st out of all 50 states and the District of Columbia in volunteer activity. Startled by this statistic, New York State’s Commission on National & Community Service established a goal to strengthen our volunteer spirit."

You can change that statistic today. Also it's easy. You can signup for VolunteerCNY for free and instantly see where your skills are needed. Give the gift of volunteering and giving back this holiday season.

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