A Better Way: Tackling the Opioid Crisis head-on

A Better Way: Tackling the Opioid Crisis head-on

  In St. Joseph, Missouri, my YVC program is working to solve the problem of safe opioid and narcotic disposal. Many businesses and community members do not properly dispose of medications in a way that is safe for the environment and wildlife. The most common...
Seeing Your Impact in Real Time

Seeing Your Impact in Real Time

  In my opinion, YVC strikes a chord with me when I’m able to see, in real time, the effect that my service is making for the people that I’m helping. I love seeing others smile, and while I graciously accept the thanks, I’m more proud that I was able to provide...

Alumni Spotlight: Ariel Green

Ariel Green served with YVC of Baton Rouge from 2012-2013. She is currently a senior at Southeastern Louisiana University majoring in Social Work with a minor in Management. We caught up with Ariel and asked her a few questions on how volunteering with Youth Volunteer...

The Reason for the Season: Service During the Holidays

  After grabbing a sign to hold up next to a bag of food, I was skeptical that anyone in the supermarket would actually contribute their money to the food drive going on next door. As YVC volunteers, our goal was to get people shopping in the Farm Fresh, a local...