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    volunteers
  • Offer (help) in such a way
  • Say or suggest something without being asked
  • (volunteer) (military) a person who freely enlists for service
  • (volunteer) tell voluntarily; "He volunteered the information"
  • (volunteer) unpaid: without payment; "the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers"; "a volunteer fire department"
  • Freely offer to do something
    wheels
  • steering wheel: a handwheel that is used for steering
  • (wheel) change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left"
  • A circular object that revolves on an axle and is fixed below a vehicle or other object to enable it to move easily over the ground
  • Used in reference to the cycle of a specified condition or set of events
  • A circular object that revolves on an axle and forms part of a machine
  • (wheel) a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
    meals
  • The food eaten on such an occasion
  • (meal) any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times
  • Any of the regular occasions in a day when a reasonably large amount of food is eaten, such as breakfast, lunch, or dinner
  • (meal) the food served and eaten at one time
  • (meal) coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse
meals on wheels volunteers - Volunteers
Volunteers
Volunteers
VOLUNTEERS - DVD Movie

Before Tom Hanks was an Oscar-winning megacelebrity, before he became a serious and only sometimes comedic actor, before he won that second Oscar, he starred in both romantic comedies (Splash) and lowbrow comedies (Bachelor Party). More lowbrow than romantic (though he did end up marrying costar Rita Wilson), Volunteers is set in 1962, back when the Peace Corps was all the rage. Hanks, speaking with an unfortunate accent meant to represent aristocratic wealth, plays a compulsive gambler, recently graduated from Yale, whose father suddenly refuses to pay his debts. To escape some particularly shady characters, he joins the Peace Corps and boards a plane headed to Southeast Asia.
For a comedy made in the '80s, there is less of a reliance on (Asian) stereotypes for punch lines than one would predict, though the movie is far from being politically sensitive. And speaking of politics, the politics of the movie are all messed up, ending up as a huge indictment of the Peace Corps as a corrupt tool of the government, despite some kind words at the end. Perhaps the biggest drawback of the movie, though, is its 107-minute running time; there's just too much emphasis on plot. Whenever costar John Candy appears, everything picks up, making you wish he was the star and the movie was about his character, Tom Tuttle from Tacoma, Washington. Ultimately, Volunteers ends up a better legacy for Candy than Hanks. --Andy Spletzer

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Meals on Wheels of Staten Island
Meals on Wheels of Staten Island
NEW YORK--Victor Calderon, truck and building maintenence person at the Meals on Wheels of Staten Island, shows a delivery truck to Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Aaron Vanhuysen and Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Bock after the Coast Guardsmen helped deliver meals to local Staten Island residents during Fleet Week Thursday May 27, 2010.The Staten Island chapter of Meals on Wheels, which has been in operation since 1972, delivers two meals a day to roughly 800 senior citizens in the borough. The meals are prepared in a single kitchen and then delivered by 400 of the company’s volunteers.Hosted nearly every year since 1984, Fleet Week New York is the City's celebration of the sea services. This annual event also provides an opportunity for the citizens of New York City and the surrounding area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness first hand the latest capabilities of today's Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis. VIRIN: 100527-G-4899E-059
Meals On Wheels And More
Meals On Wheels And More
There's something quite magical about the connection between a volunteer and his Meals On Wheels client. Lots of smiles are involved. Mr. Hoh (at left) has been volunteering with Meals On Wheels And More long enough to have established a warm, friendly rapport with the clients he visits. It's really cool.

meals on wheels volunteers
meals on wheels volunteers
The New Breed: Understanding and Equipping the 21st Century Volunteer
Adapt to the changing world of volunteer management.
More than ever, today's volunteers work online, need flexible hours, and want to play a role in defining their jobs. They also want to feel a sense of responsibility for your organization's overall mission. Harness this passion and potential--with results that uplift your goals and enable your volunteers.

Includes:
A profile of the 21st century volunteer.
The seven deadly sins of recruiting volunteers.
Framing your recruitment message to Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y.
The three levels of motivation.
The six rules of empowerment.
Tons of resources! You get ministry job descriptions, applications, and interview questions; activities, icebreakers, and team-builders for volunteer meetings; community-building activities; tips for board retreats and planning sessions; and more!

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