2.4 Million Illinoisans Give $7.3 Billion in Service
SPRINGFIELD –(ENEWSPF)--November 18, 2016. The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) is commending the state’s more than 2.4 million volunteers who made a difference through volunteerism last year. The Chicago metropolitan area also had the highest volunteerism rate among the four largest cities. Illinois volunteers served nearly 287 million total hours, which is valued at $7.3 billion (based on the value of volunteer time in Illinois).
“Illinoisans volunteer hundreds of millions of hours to . . .