Polk County Volunteer guide

Snippets Press’ Polk County Volunteer Guide graphic. (Snippets Press/ Brandon Buchanan) At the beginning of each fall semester college students flock back to Lakeland, Fla., home to Florida Southern College, Polk State College and Southeastern University. These students have the opportunity to invest in their community through

Lake Wales Care Center’s Campers Support their Community

LAKE WALES, Fla. (August 5, 2013) Campers and leaders share what the Lake Wales Care Center’s Stay-At-Home Work Camp is to them. To find out more about the camp visit the Care Center’s Website. (Snippets Press/ Brandon Buchanan) Students from across Polk county, Fla. gathered together this

Lighthouse Ministries: Bringing Light to Lakeland

Are you looking for a place to volunteer? Do you want to help an organization that has Christ-centered principles? Since 1977, Lighthouse Ministries, in Lakeland, Fla. has held the core ideology to “communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ to meet the physical, emotional, and other needs of

Snippets Survey: A Response

During the month of June, Snippets has sought to engage our readers on the issues of poverty and volunteering. Our first story highlighted crowd-sourced material on what is being said about organizing relief. The second focused on what is being said by academics and local professionals. Last

Poverty Relief and Volunteerism: a Survey

Over the last month Snippets has provided resources on the topic of poverty relief and volunteerism through a crowd sourced story as well as a review of current research from experts in the field. For more a detailed look at the impoverishment issue in Polk County, Fla.