International Volunteer Day
Today we recognize the efforts of volunteers and how their efforts transform their societies, economies, and environment.
History of Volunteering
1863: The Red Cross- The International Red Cross and red Crescent movement emerge in Geneva Switzerland.
1945: The United Nations- The U.N. forms on October 24th in San Francisco CA.
1968: Proposal for U.N. Volunteer Initiative.
1970: Founding of U.N. Volunteers.