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AmeriCorps Week!

AmeriCorps Week is celebrated from March 4-11, 2017

According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, there are...


Individuals who have served as AmeriCorps members since 1994.

  • 1.4 BILLION

Hours served by AmeriCorps members.

  • $3.3 BILLION

Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards earned by AmeriCorps members.

  • $1 BILLION

Resources from private, philanthropic, and other sources leveraged by AmeriCorps programs each year.

  • 80,000

AmeriCorps members this year.

  • 2.3 MILLION

Community volunteers managed or mobilized by AmeriCorps members each year.

  • 21,600

Unique sites that AmeriCorps members served last year.

"AmeriCorps Week is a time to salute AmeriCorps members and alums for their service, thank AmeriCorps community partners, and communicate AmeriCorps impact on communities and on the lives of those who serve."

Blue Ridge Literacy thanks Christina Laprad, Greyson Foster, Melissa Stephens and Ramey Ferrell for their continued service!


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