Day 21 of the partial federal shutdown also marked an anxiety producing “first” for many government employees and contractors: the first Friday without a paycheck since the furlough began. In the face of this grim milestone, 80 volunteers - some impacted by the shutdown themselves - rolled up their sleeves and got to work.
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On a brisk and rainy December morning, the Naval Academy was on deck to serve. Hunger doesn't take a break because of bad weather. To help the many people who rely on our markets, the food bank relies on dedicated volunteers. Members of the Midshipmen Action Group (MAG), an organization that prepares Academy students for future service, displayed that spirit of service at a recent community market.
For most of her life, Wanda spent time giving back. But when an illness caused her to lose her vision, the community that she had supported became her lifeline.