Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 5, 2008
Single Volunteers Boston was recently awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award based on their service at The Greater Boston Food Bank.
Ed Schafer, United States Secretary of Agriculture, presented the award to Single Volunteers Boston on Wednesday, April 30th at the Greater Boston Food Bank. The award was presented because Single Volunteers Boston has provided over 5200 hours of volunteer labor to the food bank over the past 5 years. "We are proud to accept this award on behalf of the thousands of volunteers that have given their time in the hope of ending hunger in Greater Boston" says Robert Tamulis, President of Single Volunteers Boston. "Their service should be an example to all of us".
Single Volunteers Boston (SVB) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that connects singles who share a common interest in volunteerism. SVB's objective is to fulfill the volunteer needs of non-profit organizations in the Greater Boston Area while providing a fun atmosphere for meeting people. In 2007, SVB assisted 36 non-profits and performed over 5500 hours of service to the community. For additional information visit the organization's web site at http://www.svboston.org.