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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Save Endangered Sea Turtles
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Save Endangered Sea Turtles

If you’re planning a trip to South Carolina sometime soon, consider donating your time to a charity. One program on Hilton Head Island lets kids and adults volunteer to help… Read More…

Organizations You Can Support This Year for #GivingTuesday
LGBT Travel / Voluntourism

Organizations You Can Support This Year for #GivingTuesday

Chances are, many of you are already planning on spending money on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But if you want to put your hard-earned dollars toward a good cause… Read More…

Travel Tip: Ways You Can Volunteer While Traveling
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: Ways You Can Volunteer While Traveling

Voluntourism may sound like the kind of thing you can only do in a foreign country, but in fact there are places in the U.S. where you can help the… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in Dominica
Caribbean / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Children with Disabilities in Dominica

Dominica is an island with many outdoor adventures, and like many countries, it is a great place to volunteer. The organization Ready, Willing…Enable! (RWE) is providing help to children with… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Help Others While You’re Traveling
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: How You Can Help Others While You’re Traveling

If you’ve ever seen poverty up close while traveling, you might be inspired to help. Here’s how you can help others while you’re traveling. One of the least effective things… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Learn About Local Culture in Wisconsin
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Learn About Local Culture in Wisconsin

Last Saturday, Peter Greenberg broadcast live from the small town of Monroe, Wisconsin, an area known particularly for its cheese. The local population is mainly Swiss and German, which is… Read More…

Voluntourism: Work With Local Communities in France
France & Belgium / Voluntourism

Voluntourism: Work With Local Communities in France

If you’re planning a trip to France, consider going beyond the big tourist destinations and exploring local communities. The non-profit organization Volunteers for Peace has multiple opportunities for volunteers, which… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Dog Sledding Races in Wisconsin
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Dog Sledding Races in Wisconsin

When you think of dog sledding, Wisconsin may not be the state that comes to mind. But as it turns out, you can go dog sledding—and help an organization by… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Keep Monterey Clean
Eco Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Keep Monterey Clean

Volunteering has not only been a great way to give back but it also remains a great way to experience a new place, and learn new things along the way. Volunteering is essentially a… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Uncover American History in Virginia
USA / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Uncover American History in Virginia

If you’re considering visiting Williamsburg, Virginia, there are many different ways you can immerse yourself in American  history. You can visit Colonial Williamsburg, or you can go the extra step and… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Discover History in the Santa Ynez Valley
California / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Discover History in the Santa Ynez Valley

Located in northern Santa Barbara County, Santa Ynez is known for its wine country, but it’s really the history of the area that is  surprisingly robust. The opportunities for giving back are also quite… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Enjoy the Outdoors While Giving Back
California / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Enjoy the Outdoors While Giving Back

If you’re traveling to Northern California, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. But what about giving back while kayaking, hiking, or sightseeing? Check out the voluntourism program… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Animals with The Milo Foundation
California / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Animals with The Milo Foundation

Voluntourism is a great way to travel and give back to the local community. No matter where you’re visiting, there are opportunities to give back all over the world. This… Read More…

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California / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Nature Preserves With PVPLC

If you’re planning a trip to Southern California, there are a variety of options for voluntourism opportunities. But instead of staying in Los Angeles, you can visit the Palos Verdes… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Keep the Ocean Clean in Maui
Beach Vacations / Eco Travel / Hawaii / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Keep the Ocean Clean in Maui

Hawaii is a popular destination for travelers during summer, particularly the island of Maui. But in between soaking up the sun, driving the road to Hana, and hiking on Mount… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Dance to Help Alzheimer’s Patients in Berlin
Germany & the Netherlands / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Dance to Help Alzheimer’s Patients in Berlin

It’s no secret that Berlin is one of Europe’s hottest cities, and certainly most eccentric. An affordable cost of living attracts creative types from all corners of the globe, so… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Fight Poverty in Atlanta
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Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Fight Poverty in Atlanta

If you’re interested in giving back as you travel, you don’t have to leave the country to make a big difference. Find out how you can help fight poverty while… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Sea Turtles on Hainan Island
China / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Sea Turtles on Hainan Island

Hainan Island is the southernmost province of the People’s Republic of China, and is located in the South China Sea. It is positioned close to Vietnam, and is home to… Read More…