INTERVIEW: National Volunteer Week

Updated: 04/06/2014 9:04 AM
Created: 04/06/2014 8:36 AM
By: Megan Stewart

If you're looking for a way to give back to your community, this is a good week to get started.

It's 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week. KSTP sat down with Troy Gerber, the regional director with Verified Volunteers.

There are a number of national volunteer week events to join in on, including two events locally next Saturday.

  • The St. Paul Citywide Spring Cleanup, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. 1,500 volunteers needed. 6 locations across the city.
  • The Friendship and Flowers Services need 15-20 volunteers to make social visits to home-bound older adults once a month. This includes some training and orientation.

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
60° | 45°
  • Feels like: 55° F
  • Wind: NW 9mph
  • Humidity: 49%
  • Wed Windy with times of sun and clouds
    70° | 44°
  • Thu Partly cloudy and windy
    56° | 34°
  • Fri Mostly sunny
    46° | 30°
  • Sat More sun than clouds
    54° | 38°