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Submitted by nicky.campbell on Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:23

We focus on these key areas to make an impact

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Education

Our members and volunteers support students in nearly 12,000 public, private, and charter schools across the country. Through our work we improve attendance and engagement, increase high-school graduation rates and expand college enrollment.

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Economic opportunity

Our programs serve as a pathway to employment opportunities and help develop vital work skills. We build and rehabilitate affordable housing, provide financial literacy training, and connect people to jobs.

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Disaster response

When disaster strikes, we repair homes, assist survivors, and help restore communities when it matters most. We have deployed thousands of members and volunteers to areas affected by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and tornadoes.

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Environmental stewardship

We serve on projects that cover thousands of acres of public lands across America – including many with the National Park Service. We help conserve natural habitats, protect clean air and water, and reduce utility bills by improving home energy efficiency.

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Healthy futures

We provide independent living services to 365,000 elderly Americans. We also build the capacity of food banks, combat the opioid crisis, tackle homelessness, and address food insecurity.

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Veterans & military families

We provide assistance to nearly 500,000 veterans and military families by connecting them to education opportunities, jobs, and the beneÿts they have earned. Many veterans also volunteer with us so they can continue to serve their country.

Connecting individuals and organizations to help communities tackle their toughest challenges

AmeriCorps sends people power and funding to communities across the country. Disaster response, opioid crisis, education – these are just a few of the causes where AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have stepped up to strengthen their community.
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People power

Every year, we place more than 270,000 AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers with organizations across the country.

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Funding

AmeriCorps is a federal agency that funds organizations to make positive impact in communities.  To support the placement of AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers in communities, we provide more than $800 million in grants every year.

AmeriCorps Disaster Services Unit

AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors help communities across the country prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made disasters.

Find an opportunity to serve

We connect AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers to organizations strengthening communities across the country.

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Our impact

The lasting impact of national service speaks to the strength of our programs and the dedication of our members and volunteers who serve.

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