America's Top Cities For Volunteers
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
by Brian Wingfield, Forbes.com
Never underestimate the power of traditional Midwestern values. Or commute times. According to a new report by the federally funded Corporation for National and Community Service, Middle America is where you'll find the cities with the country's highest volunteer rates--that is, the percentage of people who freely devote their time to helping out their communities. In fact, if you looked at a map of the U.S. showing the metro areas with the highest volunteer rates, you'd see a cluster of them right in the center of the country. In Minneapolis-St. Paul, ...
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