Volunteer Organizations

Volunteer organizations exist to help the earth, animals and the less fortunate. Volunteer organizations can always use extra hands so check out these articles from HowStuffWorks to learn about some great volunteer organizations.

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AIDS is a global epidemic, and the only way to counter its spread is by having a well-informed global population. AIDS organizations work to diligently to provide AIDS education, testing and support worldwide.

By Eleanor Duse

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But October isn't the only time people come out to support breast cancer awareness -- organizations focused on the disease are fully operational year round.

By Juliet Kaman

In the last four decades, hundreds of gay rights organizations have sprung up to win the right to work, go to school, get housing, have children, serve in the military and receive medical care without fear of discrimination or violence.

By Sarah Siddons


Faith-based charities like the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, Volunteers of America, Lutheran Social Services and Jewish Family & Children's Service provide a huge array of services to the nation's sick, elderly and poor.

By Sarah Siddons