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California is looking for an “army of volunteers” for the coronavirus crisis

Governor Gavin Newsom urged Californians to respond to the immediate needs of the coronavirus pandemic and to create a permanent commitment to community volunteering. On Tuesday, he unveiled a new nationwide program to attract more state residents to offer both personal and distance assistance to those in need. “We launched this initiative to create an army of volunteers who can …

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Alphabet Verily powers up COVID 19 screens with 1,000 Google volunteers

Truly, the “Drive Thru” test site uses Google volunteers. Alphabet Verily’s life science business now has nearly 1,000 volunteers from its sister company, Google, working on the COVID-19 screening and testing platform to prepare for a ramp-up. The company also released a video that explained the screening and testing process, including the volunteer “Drive Thru” tests. “People across Alphabet are …

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Scientists need 10,000 volunteers for important research

Appeal to All Good Boys and Girls: This week researchers launched a Citizen Science project to attract 10,000 furry friends to better study the aging of dogs and humans , And they ask pet owners in the US to volunteer their puppies to participate. The Dog Aging Project (DAP) is a collaboration between researchers from the University of Washington and …

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Kuschler Wanted: The North Carolina hospital needs volunteers to cuddle up to newborns

That's why Raleigh's UNC Rex NICU is looking for volunteer cuddlers. "It relieves pain, reduces the baby's stress, and promotes healing," said Nicole Ross, nurse and neonatal screening coordinator at UNC-Rex Birth Center, told CNN affiliate WRAL. "It helps with the development of the brain and shortens the length of stay." Cuddlers are an essential part of hospital care. Cuddling …

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Houston Amber Alert: Maleah Davis is still missing; Volunteers are on foot and on the ATV

HOUSTON – An amber alert continued on Monday for Maleah Davis, the Houston four-year-old girl kidnapped Friday night. The team of Texas Equusearch volunteers participated in the search action on Monday morning after making a call to search for people on foot and with the ATV. RELATED: Where is Maleah Davis? Amber Alert for Houston four-year-old girl missing since Friday …

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Meghan McCain advises ex-Clinton volunteers as "rude and heartless" for mocking Mitch McConnell's downfall

Meghan McCain participated in the backlash against a former adjutant of Hillary Clinton, who is under attack for mocking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over a video of the Kentucky Republican case. Adam Parkhomenko, a Democratic strategist Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign announced Wednesday a video featuring McConnell on stage during a campaign event. The video featured theme music from "Curb …

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DHS Secretary Nielsen asks volunteers to help at the border

"The situation on our southern border is grim," the secretary wrote, adding that customs and border guards, as well as immigration and customs enforcement, are "not equipped" to handle the current migration spike. The secretary's request, which was sent to those responsible for the agency, included the need for volunteers to help with transport, food distribution, medical assessment and "hospital …

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