Utah Is Ranked No. 1 for VolunteeringThe AP reports:Utah residents volunteer more often and give more of their time than people in any other state, according to a national report released Monday.Red state values.
The study was conducted by the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency whose programs include Senior Corps and AmeriCorps, and tracked volunteer efforts for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Some 48 percent of Utah residents 16 and older served as volunteers between 2003 and 2005. Nebraska was second with 42.8 percent, followed by Minnesota with 40.7 percent, Iowa with 39.2 percent and Alaska with 38.9 percent.
Monday, June 12, 2006
Volunteering, A Civic Virtue