Happy Monday! We hope you had a beautiful, spring-like weekend. To get you into the swing for the new week, here’s your weekly round up of inspiring service-related stories from around the web.
- The Huffington Post published an interesting infographic breaking down where our donations to the Japan tsunami recovery went.
- The Jewish Week celebrated the Girl Scouts’ 100 year anniversary with a story about the historic involvement and service of Jewish troops.
- eJewishPhilanthropy published a story about Shari Arison, an Israeli billionaire (she’s #57 on Forbes’ Most Powerful Women in the World list) who launched the hugely successful Good Deeds Day in Israel.
- GOOD made the case for staying in school over spring break, by volunteering as a tutor with City Year.
- A Serve.gov story explained how volunteering with AmeriCorps can lead to better job opportunities.
- Sustainablog reported that meat consumption in the United States is falling. Looks like all those Meatless Mondays have made a difference!