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Volunteer vacations

Bill McMillon

Volunteer vacations

short-term adventures that will benefit you and others

by Bill McMillon

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Directories,
  • Voluntarism,
  • Vacations,
  • Associations, institutions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-323) and indexes.

    StatementBill McMillon, Doug Cutchins, and Anne Geissinger
    ContributionsCutchins, Doug, Geissinger, Anne
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN49.V64 M35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24911869M
    ISBN 101556524617
    LC Control Number2002005846

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It's also a chance to pass along values to your kids, says Nancy Schretter, a family travel expert and founder of Together for Good, a non-profit group. 6 Volunteer Vacation Ideas for Families — And Why You Should Book One Before you plan your next trip, consider one of these volunteer vacation ideas that offer families an opportunity to make Author: Rina Baraz Nehdar.

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience More Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if. Enjoy days of fun at our three amazing theme parks, plus a four-hour volunteer opportunity for you and your family at Give Kids The World Village, a nonprofit “storybook” resort for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

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