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Thank You, AmeriCorps!

Thank You, AmeriCorps!
Posted on 03/06/2017
Thank You, AmeriCorps!Port Angeles, Wash. – It’s AmeriCorps Week, March 4-11, 2017, a time to salute AmeriCorps members and alums for their service, thank AmeriCorps’ community partners, and showcase AmeriCorps members’ impact on our school communities and the lives served.  

Thank you, Port Angeles AmeriCorps members, PASD AmeriCorps Director Michell Gentry and PASD AmeriCorps Administrative Assistant Carrie Sanford, for your service in Port Angeles schools and community.

The Port Angeles School Board of Directors, along with Superintendent Marc Jackson, will recognize the PASD AmeriCorps team at its March 9 School Board meeting to be held at the Central Services Building.

AmeriCorps Fast Facts
As of October 2016

1 million
Individuals who have served as AmeriCorps members since 1994.

1.4 billion
Hours served by AmeriCorps members.

$3.3 billion
Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards earned by AmeriCorps members.

$1 billion
Resources from private, philanthropic, and other sources leveraged by AmeriCorps programs each year.

80,000
AmeriCorps members this year.

2.3 million
Community volunteers managed or mobilized by AmeriCorps members each year.

21,600
Unique sites that AmeriCorps members served last year.

(Facts from AmeriCorps website: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/current-members/americorps-week/americorps-week-2017)


To kick off AmeriCorps Week 2017, view the premiere of the new AmeriCorps NCCC PSA: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/current-members/americorps-week/americorps-week-2017

Visit Serve Washington for more information about Washington State AmeriCorps programs: http://servewashington.wa.gov/  

Visit the Corporation for National & Community Service to learn more about AmeriCorps programs throughout the nation:  https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps.

For additional assistance, contact:

Tina Smith-O’Hara
Communications and Community Relations Coordinator
Port Angeles School District
360.565.3703
tsmithohara@portangelesschools.org