A group of seventh- and eighth-graders from St. Francis Upper on Thursday got a taste for something their teachers hope will become a part of their lives forever — volunteering.
A breakfast of eggs, ham, fruit, scones and cinnamon buns was served to a host of volunteers past and present at the Family Service, Inc., on Wednesday during its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast.
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday will be a regular work day for most Montanans. Banks and government offices will close, and Billings Public School students will have a day off. For the rest of us, the holiday will be a regular Monday, like Presidents Day will be next month.
United Way of Yellowstone County and the HRDC Community Action Agency are ushering out their volunteer Santas and calling for volunteer tax preparation helpers.
Marcella Honas, 79, was on the verge of tears.
One of my favorite fall sounds comes from the school playground a block from my house. If I am lucky enough to be home during recess, I hear the laughter of dozens of children — unfiltered joy filling the autumn breeze. This inspiring sound is heard in neighborhoods across Montana as another…
Negative stereotypes about young people are all too common. Adults tend to criticize young people’s lifestyles, attitudes and outlook. But most young people are productive members of society who outperform adults when it comes to volunteering. Fifty-five percent of young people participate i…
Each of the four new members of PEAKS has a slightly different reason for signing on.
Without the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, the Yellowstone Art Museum probably wouldn’t be able to put on Summerfair, the Yellowstone Art Auction and other signature events, says Amanda Lechner, the museum’s special events and volunteer coordinator.
Rick Braley, a Vietnam veteran, has donated more than 1,500 hours and logged in excess of 10,000 miles chauffeuring Montana veterans to their medical appointments.
Snow is long gone, but signs of winter persist all over Yellowstone County: paper, plastic and other litter that wind and careless people have deposited along roads and fences, in parks, in cities and rural neighborhoods.
The city of Billings is looking for 15 volunteers to help the City Council make decisions on issues as diverse as playing golf and enforcing building code.
Volunteers are needed to help with the Sunlight Trail Facelift on Saturday as part of a National Public Lands Day project.
The National Park Service will waive park entrance fees on Sept. 24, National Public Lands Day. In conjunction with the 18th annual event, Yellowstone National Park is looking for volunteers for one work project.
The elk herd at Theodore Roosevelt National Park was reduced last winter by 406 animals, all cows, during a unique 12-week volunteer program.
TORRINGTON — In a fairly secluded location away from town, the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution has hundreds of employees trying to help inmates day after day.
To a curious group of 3-year-old Head Start children on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, the 89-year-old who teaches them how to write their names is known simply as Grandma Tootsie.
The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.
Billings residents braved the bitter cold on Monday to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. bell ringing ceremony at MSU Billings.
Andee Baker 10, of Park City read her speech on Monday at the bell-ringing ceremony on the campus of Montana State University Billings. The ceremony honored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.