volunteers

photos by Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire
                                AmeriCorps servicemembers Genevieve Schmidt (above) and Maggie Dalrymple meet with other members of AmeriCorps working in Juneau this year on Jan. 10.

Come to help, stay for the community: Meet Juneau’s AmeriCorps volunteers

Seeing the country and lending a hand isn’t a bad way to spend a year.

 

Tax return preparers badly need volunteers

Taxes are certain, volunteer support is not.

 

FuBao Goldsberry, 19, rings the bell for The Salvation Army at Foodland IGA on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
FuBao Goldsberry, 19, rings the bell for The Salvation Army at Foodland IGA on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Lilah Gaguine, 4, laughs as her mother Becca holds her near Project Playground on the first day of the community build, Aug. 8, 2018. Lilah saved up her allowance for a year to donate to the rebuild, and was invited as an honorary volunteer. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

As community playground build begins, volunteers honor young girl for donation

Volunteers arrived at Project Playground on Wednesday for the first day of the community rebuild, wielding saws, hammers, tape measures and electric sanders.

Lilah Gaguine, 4, laughs as her mother Becca holds her near Project Playground on the first day of the community build, Aug. 8, 2018. Lilah saved up her allowance for a year to donate to the rebuild, and was invited as an honorary volunteer. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)