This summer, the U.S. Department of the Interior supported “United We Serve,” President Obama's call for Americans to participate in our nation's recovery and renewal by serving in our communities. 

Building on the Interior's proud legacy of service, volunteers lent their talents and skills within their communities and at wildlife refuges, national parks, recreation areas and cultural sites across the country. Read the inspiring stories they shared with us:

To learn more about how you can get involved in volunteerism and service, visit the following sites: