By virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution of Virginia in the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is hereby officially recognized:

DAY TO SERVE 2016

WHEREAS, Virginians are encouraged to make an intentional and united effort to serve their communities; and

WHEREAS, the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, approved by Congress and enacted into law on April 21, 2009, requested September 11 to be observed as an annual "National Day of Service and Remembrance"; and

WHEREAS, "Day to Serve" is an annual event that...

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What do you need to make your Maryland Day to Serve 2016 project a reality? During the month of September, the Baltimore Community ToolBank is offering $60 free in tools and other supplies—everything from tables and chairs to drills and generators!

By allowing qualified partners* to save time and money, the Baltimore Community ToolBank empowers community-based organizations to strengthen and celebrate Maryland.

The ToolBank offers free memberships to qualifying organizations and is open by appointment only. Visit ...

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During my time as governor, I have witnessed incredible acts of kindness and volunteerism from members of our communities who truly care for one another. I am pleased to announce that starting Saturday, September 10, 2016, Marylanders across the state will join their neighbors in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia to participate in Day to Serve, a month-long volunteering and community service initiative.

Day to Serve is an annual program that encourages volunteerism and promotes how our state’s residents serve their communities. Citizens, faith-based organizations,...

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