Florida Volunteer Month
Every year, the state of Florida recognizes April as Florida Volunteer Month. Volunteer Florida is proud to recognize Florida’s outstanding volunteers, who work hard every day to make the Sunshine State the best place to live, work, and raise a family.
Whether it’s mentoring students, serving seniors, or working with veterans, Volunteer Florida encourages you to find ways to #ServeFL during Florida Volunteer Month and throughout the year!
Read the full press release here.
“Florida volunteers strengthen communities across the state and help change the lives of families in need. We are proud to recognize the hard work and commitment of our many volunteers during the year’s Florida Volunteer Month.” –Florida Governor Rick Scott
Florida Volunteer Month Proclamation
Governor Rick Scott, who presented a Proclamation recognizing April 2017 as Florida Volunteer Month, said, “Volunteers play an increasingly significant role in our state, providing a cost-effective strategy to address local challenges. I am honored to recognize Florida Volunteer Month and the volunteers who make such an impact in our communities.” Click the image to view.
Florida Volunteer Month PSA
In honor of Florida Volunteer Month and in partnership with Comcast, a new video PSA promoting volunteerism will air on Comcast networks across Florida. Click to play.
30 Volunteers Under 30
As part of Florida Volunteer Month, celebrated every April, Volunteer Florida is launching #30Under30. This new initiative will recognize under-30 volunteers by highlighting one volunteer a day throughout the month of April.
Click here to see all of these amazing volunteers.
Comcast Cares Day
Volunteer Florida is excited to work with our partner Comcast to expand volunteer opportunities in Florida through the 2017 Comcast Cares Day on April 22, 2017. Comcast Cares Day brings together Comcast employees, their families, friends and our community partners around the world to volunteer and make change happen in local communities. It has grown to become the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer event. In 2016, more than 100,000 volunteers improved more than 900 parks, schools, beaches, senior centers and other vital community sites. Comcast has a number of great projects planned across the State of Florida. You can use your Facebook, Google+, Comcast.net, Yahoo or Windows Live account to register directly at comcastinthecommunity.com. We hope you’ll consider participating!