‘Volunteer is a verb’ | Keeping the Volunteer spirit alive past the holidays

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — ‘Tis almost the season — and as any nonprofit coordinator knows, that season comes with countless requests to volunteer.

But is there such a thing as too many volunteers? For Executive Director Alyson Gallaher of Volunteer East Tennessee, volunteers are always welcome — but there’s more to it than that.

“You know, ’tis the season, right?” Gallaher said. “And whether it’s in a business setting, at your office, or at your family, it’s the time of year when people want to give back. It makes sense, and it feels good during the holiday season.”

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