SOURCE: VolunteerMatch

December 18, 2006 20:53 ET

The Twelve Days of Christmas...Volunteering!

At, There's No Shortage of Ways to Give Back During the Holidays

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 -- What do you plan to give for the Twelve Days of Christmas? Why not give back? It's never too late to find a meaningful way to volunteer at the holidays, and national nonprofit VolunteerMatch makes it easier than ever for anyone to find a rewarding way to make a holiday-themed difference through volunteer service. Enter your ZIP code at to find:

12 Drummers Drumming - Bugles Across America of West Valley City, Utah, needs drum volunteers!

11 Pipers Piping - Mosaic Community Development in Omaha, Nebraska, needs plumber volunteers!

10 Lords-A-Leaping - SPCA of Bowie, Maryland, needs landlord mediation volunteers!

9 Ladies Dancing - TILT Dance of Haiku, Hawaii, needs dance instruction volunteers!

8 Maids-A-Milking - Hammer in Wayzata, Minnesota, needs maid assistant volunteers!

7 Swans-A-Swimming - YWCA of Marietta, Georgia, needs swimming instructor volunteers!

6 Geese-A-Laying - Possumwood Wildlife Sanctuary of Hubert, NC, needs geese-protecting volunteers!

5 Golden Rings - Salvation Army of Battle Creek, Michigan, needs bell-ringing volunteers!

4 Calling Birds - Northern Arizona Audubon Society needs bird study volunteers!

3 French hens - The Palo Alto (California) Philharmonic needs french horn playing volunteers!

2 Turtle Doves - Philadelphia Zoo needs tortoise exhibit volunteers!

And a Partridge in a Pear Tree - Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge in Washington State needs tree volunteers!

To get involved with these and many other opportunities, visit

About VolunteerMatch

VolunteerMatch is where volunteering begins, enabling anyone to find local nonprofits by ZIP code, get involved based on skills and interests, and support a community network of individuals, charitable organizations, and socially responsible businesses committed to civic engagement. Since 1998, VolunteerMatch has helped volunteers make nearly 3 million matches to 45,000 nonprofits throughout the United States, earning the national nonprofit worldwide acclaim, two Webby Awards, and recognition from The White House.

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