RV Snowbirds looking to volunteer--Consider Arbor Day projects in South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana
Many RV snowbirds are looking to volunteer when they are visiting the Sun Belt.  Those who are active enough could consider helping with planting trees or other projects in communities in South Carolina, Florida or Louisiana. Arbor Day Foundation is a "nonprofit wor
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Autumn camping destination #4: Sherando Lake, Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains
This is the fourth and final post in a series that has been featuring lesser-know public campgrounds where you can discover dazzling scenery, spectacular fall color, and an abundance of outdoor activities. For many autumns Carole Paulett, a retired university adminis
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Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for volunteers
One organization looking for RV volunteers is Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. HFHI’s vision is "a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Our mission is to put God’s love into action by bringing peopl
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RV volunteers needed for Oregon state campgrounds
With the major budget cuts in public campground, more and more state and federal parks across the U.S.A. are depending on volunteers, especially those who bring along their own housing. If you long to visit the Pacific Northwest, check out the Oregon State Parks volu
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Habitat’s RV Care-A-Vanner events ... plus National Women Build Week in May
It's been almost 25 years since I worked on my first Women Build house for Habitat for Humanity with the Americus, Georgia Habitat affiliate. That was less than a year after the first group of women in Charlotte, N.C., completed the first women-built Habitat house in 19
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Habitat for Humanity needs RV volunteers who 'have hammer, will travel'
RV Care-A-Vanners is a "volunteer program for anyone who travels in a recreational vehicle, wants to build Habitat for Humanity houses and have fun doing it. RV Care-A-Vanners welcomes people of all ages, from all walks of life who want to pick up a hammer and help chan
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National Day of Service, look into Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-A-Vanners
"President Obama believes that service should be a lifelong commitment—whether it's at the school, community, city, state, or national level. That's why the first family serves on a regular basis, and it's why they're continuing the tradition they started four years a
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For those of us who gain spiritual strength from being in nature ... be it beside a lake in Michigan, hiking the Appalachian Trail or biking the Great Allegheny Passage ... Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, is an opportunity to reflect and consider how you can "Make a Difference
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'Small towable RVs' part 4 -- One man's search for the perfect sized RV for his active retirement
This is the fourth and final posting on the trend toward ‘Small Towable RVs' One of Bud Frankenburger's personal goals was to retire early enough to indulge his passion for hiking and exploring the backcountry of the U.S. For many years, as a college professor
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Big-hearted RVers
Each day thousands of RVers volunteer their time and muscle to do "good works." They are folks who reach out in some way to help their communities at home or on-the-road. One example of RVers with big hearts are Scott and Ava Lasater of Spokane, Wash., who for y
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