Sorry. While 21.8% of men identify as volunteers, women have them beat with 27.8% participation.
Correct! 27.8% of women are active in volunteering, vs. 21.8% for men.
Sorry. While this is one of the many popular volunteer activities, food-related volunteering tops them all at 11.3%.
Correct! 11.3% of volunteers reported this as their main activity. More than any other.
Sorry. While many volunteers found their calling on their own, slightly more were asked to volunteer by someone already in the organization. So if you’re already volunteering, feel free to spread the word!
Correct! 41.6% of volunteers say they were asked to join their main organization, while 41.2% report finding their volunteer opportunity on their own. Either way, it helps to spread the word when you want to create more good.
Sorry. It’s actually much higher. In fact, approximately 60 million Americans volunteer at least once per year, and many make it a regular part of their daily or weekly lives.
Correct! Volunteer participation is actually twice as strong, with approximately 60 million Americans helping out in their communities at least once per year.
Sorry. Volunteers spend a median of 52 hours on volunteer activities per year, or approximately one hour per week.
Correct! The median number of hours spent on volunteer activities is 52, per volunteer, per year. This, of course translates into an average of one hour per week.