Community Development Works is a program of The Rapides Foundation

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Did You Know?

Share of American Volunteers dropped .4% last year to lowest rate since 2002

According to 2012 Louisiana Volunteer Study:
  • 251.5% respondents residing in Alexandria engaged in volunteering
  • Three out of every four who volunteer do so through an organization
  • 45.7% People tend to volunteer for religious organizations
  • Alexandria has the highest percentage of its respondents volunteering in political or civic organizations at 25%

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Learning Lab Resources

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