Thursday, July 31, 2008

New Volunteerism Data Released

Hot off the virtual presses are new (2007) data on volunteerism in the United States.

Released July 28 by the Corporation for National & Community Service, the reports offer national data. They also offer state-by-state profiles. Wyoming's profile is accessible here. Our home state can take pride in its national volunteerism ranking (12th) and the rate at which our citizens volunteer (35.1 percent). According to the report, 142,000 Wyoming residents contributed 17 MILLION hours of service per year between 2005 and 2007. Estimated economic contribution of all of that time is $332 million per year.

For national data, click here.

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