How to Serve

Thank you for the empowering issue about service [Sept. 22]. Three years ago, as a freshman in college, I became frustrated that my peers and I were constantly studying community problems but not actually doing anything to solve them. So I formed Students Serve, a national nonprofit organization run by college-student volunteers, to provide service grants to students. At this point, our grants have enabled college students to start a shelter for abused women, teach art classes to inner-city youth, create interactive history lessons and begin a wheelchair-recycling program. We the people can choose to make a meaningful...

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