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Your choice to volunteer makes the world better

“Volunteering is empathy in action.” As a volunteer, you are an example of how giving of your time can have a valuable, positive impact on those around you. As a Master Gardener Extension Volunteer, you go a step further and connect people with plants. This week, we send an…
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Your Volunteer Impact

In 2021, 2,311 active GA MGEVs logged 135,217 volunteer service hours equating to $3,859,093 given back to communities around the state of Georgia. Even amidst the worldwide pandemic, MGEVs continued to support consumer horticulture programming to the extent that they could. Many traditional volunteer roles were not possible, but when they…
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It’s time to recognize and celebrate YOU!

Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Week! Each year, volunteers are celebrated across the country during a designated week in April known as National Volunteer Week ( This is a perfect time for organizations, such as Extension, to recognize the thousands of volunteers who provide essential energy, talents, and passion to Extension’s…
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