It's been 2 years since Hurricane Sandy swept through the Eastern Shore of the United States leaving devastation in its path and flooding many people out of their homes. During the ensuing 2 years many thousands came to help. TravelTelevision has told the stories of some of these volunteers. Our hope is to re-energize and mobilize additional volunteers in the next 2 years, as the region still needs help. We present stories from the Monmouth Long Term Recovery, Nechama, and faith-based groups working in the Rockaways. Volunteers are active in both NY and NJ we highlight Brooklyn Community Services, Staten Island Project Hope, and Jersey Cares.
The start of the fall season brings new opportunities to volunteer. Several organizations commemorate September 11 as a day of service. Students returning to school start volunteer projects and groups in missions begin to plan their year's work. TravelTelevision encourages volunteerism through these stories. Make a difference day 911 day of service 911 service nation project with Michelle Obama Interview with Mark Shriver
History offers a rich opportunity for volunteers. The 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 are two examples of historical reenactments that allow volunteers to work together for a greater good. 1812 Recreation of the Star Spangled Banner Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Button Farm
Like many people across the nation, summer is a time for relaxation and vacations. Individuals and groups have begun to appreciate the fact that volunteering and vacations can go together, enhancing everyone's experience. Clinton Global Initiative Global Volunteers Points of Light Don Wildman Interview Sandals Pack for a Purpose Good Deeds Day
Volunteers help open a new chapter of history at the Button Farm. We feature the volunteers working at the annual Point of Light conference in Washington DC. Mennonites help restore homes in Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy. Learn about truetravellers.org site to get off the paved road and go native. Mark Murphy visits the Enoteca Winery. Raising the nation's IQ is the goal of the St. Lucia project.
Choice Hotel employees help at a women's emergency shelter run by Interfaith Works in Montgomery County. Together we Build, Choice Hotels is partnering with Rebuilding Together in a joint effort with Interfaith Works. A profile of a man taking on the role of Secret Santa in Brooklyn, Don Wildman host of Mysteries at the Museum talks about the Quaker tradition. On WebTips, a website with an extensive database of volunteer opportunities in Latin America volunteer is next. Mark Murphy takes us on a visit to Salamanca, Spain Martin Luther King Day is no longer day off but a day filled with service. Travel Television visited the Montgomery county MLK Day of Service efforts and spoke with the County Executive Ike Legett & Congressman John Delaney from Maryland's sixth district. We asked attendees at the Washington Travel Show what their ideal volunteer vacation would be. Tourism Cares is a travel industry group devoted to giving back to the communities. In this story they'll working at Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in Brooklyn and Long Island. A leader in the Asian community and the producer of a monthly TV show where East meets West discusses engaging Asian American volunteers.
Volunteers at the Seneca Community Church for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service www.mlkday.gov Around the globe quilters travel to put a stitch in the 200th anniversary Star-Spangled Banner flag. Travel television interviews Mysteries of the Museum host Don Wildman Staten Island director of the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Coalition, Rev. Terry Troia, tells us about the work that still needs to be done April is Earth Day the time for volunteers to work on green volunteer projects Host Kari Keenan leads a group of ICF employees On webtips you can phone home for free with the app Viber Follow Mark Murphy travels on a visit to Lisbon Portugal A homeowner and a volunteer in Monmouth County New Jersey tell the stories of volunteering after Hurricane Sandy. mcltrg.org
Volunteers helping the tiniest victims of Hurricane Sandy. weareBCS.org War of 1812 recreation is a family affair. Traveltelevision interviews a pioneer in the field of volunteering Bruce Adams Director of the Office of Partnerships, Montgomery County Maryland. Mark Murphy visits a market in Vietnam. Volunteering with a focus on cuisine goeatgive.org American servicemen volunteering to make firebricks in Afghanistan. A New Jersey teacher recovers from Hurricane Sandy with the help of volunteers from near and far mcltrg.org
Across the globe volunteers ARE participating for Good Deeds Day. Traveltelevision interviews the founder Shari Arison www.gooddeedsday.org WebTips focuses on a car rental saving site for your travels. A church helps the helpers repair their homes from the devastation of hurricane Sandy in New Jersey http://mcltrg.org Helping schools in the Caribbean with the Sandals Foundation www.sandalsfoundation.org Reenactors of the War of 1812 on this episode. Traveltelevision interviews Mark Shriver about Save the Children. Mark Murphy travels to Cai Be in Vietnam.
The MLK Jr. Day of Service is not a day off, but a day on in this story from TravelTelevision See www.mlkday.gov Nechama volunteers travel to Long Island to rebuild homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Congressman Rick Nolan introduces a resolution recognizing international volunteers. WebTips feature a clever site to save on auto rentals. Mark Murphy travels through the jungles of Vietnam. Volunteer activities taking place on Make a Difference day in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Americorps volunteers are in NJ for working on hurricane Sandy relief www.jerseycares.org An interview with Mark Shriver whose book "A Good Man" reflects on the life of his father, Sargent Shriver On WebTips find a site to ship your luggage Corporate volunteers for honor Earth Day How to help the victims of typhoon Haiyan and an interview with the Philippine Embassy Consul Volunteers at McDill Air Force base reinforced the shoreline in an oyster restoration project
A group of volunteers from the Presbyterian Church working to restore homes in the Rockaways destroyed by Hurricane Sandy presbyterianmission.org/ministries/pda A short documentary from Sabrina Kentis about a Hurricane Sandy relief kitchen in Brooklyn sandyreliefkitchen.com A group of menonites from Canada repairing homes in Rockaway,NY destroyed by Hurricane Sandy mds.mennonite.net Volunteers from rebuilding together and Crate and Barrel working in New Jersey video courtesy of North Jersey.com/video On Webtips how volunteering is good for your heart nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus A volunteer home in Bergen County New Jersey by Project 195 project195.org The Clinton global initiative University bring students together for volunteer causes cgiu.org Volunteers tagging mussels to create a wetland
It was just one year ago when Frankenstorm Sandy devastated the Eastern Seaboard as the largest Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record. The storm started its path of destruction on the island of Jamaica and created damage of almost 75 billion dollars as it roared northbound and affected residents as far north as Quebec, Canada. Hurricane Sandy dropped 3 feet of snow in West Virginia, while water flooded the New York City subway stations, shutting down its system for the first time in history. TravelTelevision presents some of the great volunteer stories on the first anniversary.
The fall brings a new season of volunteer opportunities including the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance and the Make a Difference Day. TravelTelevision features some volunteer stories in this month's episode. 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy of Service, Hurricane Sandy volunteers with Nechama in Staten Island, NY, United Way volunteering on Webtips and Make A Difference Day in Montgomery County, Maryland.
A United Methodist church mission rebuilds a park in Joplin, Missouri. American Red Cross volunteers come together for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Rebuilding homes in Joplin with Central Ministry, the longest-serving volunteer group in New Orleans. University of Missouri baseball team volunteers in Joplin. Restoring wetlands in the Gulf Coast with Common Ground, a group simultaneously working in Gulf Coast. A Hurricane Sandy profile of Project 195.
TravelTelevision revisits some of our favorite stories of the sixth season: A story of volunteers in the horse world's top event, the Santa Anita. Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel tells us how to eat at homes of volunteers for a real experience. A profile of the Roberto Clemente Clinic in Nicaragua and the volunteers from Maryland that provide health care assistance. TravelTelevision speaks with the Travel Channel star Samantha Brown about her volunteer travel experiences and a special clip from Katey Dailey: Give and Get Away tours in Thailand.
A volunteer dedicating her efforts to help educate school children in Montgomery County. A grassroot effort in the Rockaways getting people back into their homes Respond/Rebuild. Andrew Zimmern shares his thoughts about volunteer travel. Rebuilding New Orleans with green technology Project I95. A visit with Nechama, a group gutting homes in Staten Island.
A retired firefighter working with the American Red Cross delivers meals to Hurricane Sandy victims in Breezy Point. The University of Missouri baseball team reflects on the rebuilding of Joplin, Missouri. An interview with Mark Murphy at the New York Times travel show. The Points of Light celebration a the Kennedy Center. Get the 411 on mobility traveling. An interview with the president of the Society of American Travel Writers, Lillian Africana. Mark Murphy travels through Vietnam. Ground Zero in Staten Island with Occupy Sandy. A volunteer family who lost their house to Hurricane Irene are the beneficiary of a new home through Operation Blessing.
The profile of a volunteer coordinating recovery for Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana. Volunteers at the Santa Anita Breeders' Cup Race. Sandy Spring break ideas on webtips. How to get the best meal while volunteering according to Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern. Teaching English in Thailand. A new episode with Katy Dailey Helping rebuild a park shelter in Joplin, Missouri. Travel Television visits with a group of retirees who have made several trips to volunteer their skills and service. The Red Cross volunteers serving in New York's Hurricane Sandy relief.
The community center of St. Bernard's parish in New Orleans has provided continuous weekly assistance to residents displaced by the huricanes for seven years. Hear how volunteers can assist. Learn how people are helping with the Hurricane Sandy cleanup in New Jersey through a video by Brian Russell. Mark Murphy travels to Halong Bay in Vietnam, and then we moves to Thailand to learn about Give and Get Away Vacations. A profile of the Mpambara Cox Foundation work in Uganda and a close of a brand new American citizen helping on the frontlines of Hurricane Sandy in Brooklyn. All this on episode 167 TravelTelevision.
A group of firefighters from New Orleans Pay it Forward when they travel to New York and New Jersey to help those rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. Mark Murphy travels to Vietnam and Cambodia with new stores that start this month. An interview with groundbreaking author and voluntourist, Ken Budd, executive editor of the AARP magazine. The Kansas City Chiefs come of the field to volunteer in Joplin, Missouri, and volunteers regrowing the Lousiana Coastline with Common Ground. A profile of project I 95, a nonprofit group.
This January the United States celebrates the inauguration of Pres. Barack Obama for his second term. As part of the inaugural theme the President and former President Bush will be addressing the day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Junior's legacy. Travel Television presents an overview of the Martin Luther King Jr. day of service in remembrance from the perspective of the operation AmeriCorps workers who have been helping victims of hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. This month we have a story of their efforts. Learn about the growth of the international corporate volunteer movement and meet some of the volunteers were participated in international project. Travel Television continues its visit to Joplin, Missouri and highlights the work of the Kansas City Royals in this episode. Finally Mark Murphy presents a segment on chocolate making in Belgium.
Fairfield Beach volunteers clean up after Hurricane Sandy. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s day of service on January 20 are featured. University of Missouri student athletes roll up their sleeves and clean up in Joplin. A profile of the longest-serving volunteer in New Orleans. Use iPhone apps perfect for the traveling volunteer. Mark Murphy visits Antwerp Belgium. A group of volunteers work throughout the year in Santa's workshop.
Volunteers rebuilding in Joplin, Missouri. Turkey lock in with United Method Church Thanksgiving volunteers. Leave no trace on adventure travel. Webtips on an airfare service that donates to nonprofits. A day in the life of a Breeder's Cup volunteer.
TravelTelevision Season 6 starts with an interview with Samantha Brown of the Travel Channel, a profile of volunteers working at the Roberto Clemente Clinic in Nicaguaga. It also features rebuilding Joplin, Missouri with the United Way. a visit to a Belgian Brewery, a website to dedicated to help animals in Latin America, and volunteering in the U.K.
Travel Television just completed its anniversary special which is comprised of the best of our segments. These include volunteers working in New Orleans, a teacher rebuilding in Mississippi after the ravages of Hurricane Katrina, the 9/11 day of service features volunters repairing a veteran's hospital with First Lady Michelle Obama, and volunteers on an alternative vacation in the Gulf Coast. Our featured volunteer is one very determined woman woman who organized the entire city of Branson, Missouri as it pays homage to Purple Heart Veterans.
TravelTelevision highlights volunteers at an animal sanctuary for elderly pets "House With a Heart" and profiles the original Make a Difference Day celebrating it's 25th year. We also share experiences at the National conference on service volunteering in New Orleans.
This month TravelTelevision revisits the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps by sharing celebrations and various stories from the volunteers. We also announce the winner of the Peace Corps video contest.
TravelTelevision reflects about the many wonderful non profit groups we have worked with, and who have told us their stories, thereby encouraging additional volunteerism while informing our audience.
TravelTelevision 157 stories include an interview with Pauline Frommer, the annual Points of Light conference in New Orleans. On webtips we highlight Give Kids the World and, several stories that look back at first season volunteer stories from Hurricane Katrina.
Volunteers working with Petfinder work to restore an animal shelter destroyed by storms. This is United Way's project to provide books for students during summer break. Responsible travel site reviewed on Webtips. A profile of the nonprofit org proworld. Our volunteers worked at the US Open Golf tournament. Mike Murphy continues his tour of Belgium and, volunteers come to Branson, Missouri to help honor Purple Heart veterans.
TravelTelevision 155 profiles Global Citizen Year founder Abby Falik, families volunteering on their vacation by the United Methodist Church, volunteers at the senior dog sanctuary House with a Heart, an interview with Peace Corps alumni pres. Kevin Quigley, a blogspot on volunteering, and a visit to Ghent, Belgium with Mark Murphy of Travel Trends.
Volunteering for the American Hiking Society in the National Parks. Make a Difference Day originated 25 years ago in Montgomery County, Maryland. TravelTelevision has a volunteer-produced story on this event’s celebration. During the 50th Anniversary Peace Corps celebration activities here in Washington, alumni volunteered at the Food Bank and Martha's Table. Another 25th anniversary is being commemorated by a Hospital in Haiti. We check them out in the Webtips. Mark Murphy of Traveltribe concludes his visit to Israel. We focus on Halumbu, a nonprofit volunteer organization working in the Himalayas. The third place winner in the Peace Corps contest is also featured.In this episode 154 of TravelTelevision.
Peace Corps alumni celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps tell TravelTelevision how the Corps changed their lives. An interview with oceans videograpgher and author Jon Bowermaster. Mark Murphy tours the Judean Desert. Webtips highlights the International Programs Association. The history of United Methodist volunteers. A profile of All Hands.orgAll on episode 153.
Peace Corps alumni at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival tell where and why they served. An interview with Mike Walter producer of "Breaking News, Breaking Down", a film on how journalists coped during Hurricane Katrina. We visit a website for anyone wanting to take a volunteer trip. A non profit working with those living in the garbage dumps of Latin America and, a report by the National Peace Corps Association and Civic Enterprises surveying the Peace Corps alumni.
A TravelTelevision affiliate CTN Ann Arbor Michigan produced a story on the University of Michigan 50th Anniversary of the forming of the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is focused during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Planting trees in New Orleans for Beacon of Hope. Mike Murphy visits Jerusalem A former Peace Corps volunteer revisits Afghanistan in a documentary. TravelTelevision presents the winner of the My piece of the Peace Corps video contest.
Happy 50th anniversary celebrations for the Peace Corps, A profile of Globe Aware, students in Ghana from NYIT and, a film about New Orleans.
The 9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service. Tourism Cares in San Francisco, Volunteers at the Points of Light Conference.
On the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina TravelTelevision presents a collection of stories of volunteers working to rebuild the Gulf Coast.
The celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps in 2011 parallels a resurgence in international volunteering. The Building Bridges Coalition and the Service World movement are efforts designed to promote international volunteerism. This month, TravelTelevision features the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps Celebration with related stories of nonprofits involved in international volunteerism.
This month stories include helping an orphanage in the Dominican Republic, rebuilding Angel Island in San Francisco, rebuilding New Orleans ninth ward, and a NYIT group volunteering in Ghana.
In this episode TravelTelevision.org presents several groups working in Haiti, answers the question of should we volunteer in Japan, visits with the chief of Service for Peace, and author Sheryl Kayne who has opportunities for volunteer travel this summer.
Stories in this episode of TravelTelevision: helping purple heart veterans in branson missouri, a dentist settng up dental schools in Afghanistan, the service world movement, and the Points of Light conference for volunteering in NYC.
The 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps is celebrated The fourth Part of Our Interview with author Sheryl Kayne on volunteering in National Parks Clearing City Park in New Orleans A tribute to Robert Shriver, Jr.
A magazine series about travel and volunteerism. In this month's episode the founding of the Peace Corps at the University of Michigan, rebuilding in New Orleans with Rebuilding Together, volunteering in Australia on WebTips, and an interview with author Sheryl Kayne.
TravelTelevision is a magazine series about volunteerism. In this episode we have stories on the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance with First Lady Michele Obama, Volunteers in New Orleans at City Park, Hands On, and Community Center of Saint Bernard(CCSTB). An interview with author Sheryl Kayne, a preview of a new documentary on international volunteers and the international volunteer organization CFHI.
Interviews with authors Sheryl Kayne (www.immersiontraveler.com) and Patricia Schultz. TravelTelevision profiles a volunteer who has spent 5 years supporting residents of Waveland, MS. On webtips we highlight the Appalachian Trails volunteer site.
On this episode of TravelTelevision webtip for National Disability Month, volunteers at the National Park Service Day, volunteers in the Gulf Coast working with rebuilding together, Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association (NENA) and Lutheran Disaster Response.
TravelTelevision.org takes the viewer to stories; about volunteers working on 9/11 Day of Remembrance and Service. Interview about how you can participate in National Park Service Day. An interview with author Beth Whitman. Stories of volunteers rebuilding the Gulf Coast from hurricane Katrina.
A magazine series about travel and volunteerism. This episode is a compilation of the best stories from our third season. An interview with Darley Newman from Equitrekking, Volunteers at Dogtown.
The best stories of volunteers are revisited in this episode of TravelTelevision.org. Segments include volunteers working in New Orleans, Bay St. Louis and volunteers working in DC on the National Day of Service and Remembrance.
This month an interview with the host of Equitrekking, the volunteers from New England working for 8 days of Hope Partners of America.
On this episode of TravelTelevision.org: We visit a group of volunteers working on 9/11 for DC Cares. Traveltelelevision interviews Beth Whitman, Habitat of Humanity Volunteers, and a website for traveling with your pets.
A magazine series about travel and volunteerism. In this episode we feature volunteers to Dogtown, a pro golfer working with the St. Bernard's Project to rebuild New Orleans, and we feature two websites on travel.
An interview with volunteers from Dogtown. Volunteers rebuilding New Orleans.
A magazine series about travel,volunteer vacations and voluntourism.
In this episode of TravelTelevision: We learn how to minimize the risk of catching the flu while traveling. On Webtips we'll visit a website for travelers with disabilities. Celebrating Christmas in post Katrina, New Orleans helped by volunteers.
A tv series about volunteer vacations and rebuilding the gulf coast from hurricanes Rita and Katrina.
A tv series about volunteer vacations and rebuilding the gulf coast from hurricanes Rita and Katrina.
A tv series about travel,volunteer vacations and rebuilding the gulf coast.
TravelTelevision presents stories on Common Ground, Nebraska Huskers working on cleaning up Waveland, MS. from hurricane Katrina, a video from NOLA volunteers and a teacher working with Habitat.
A magazine series about travel.
A magazine series about travel.
A magazine series about travel.
A magazine series about travel and volunteering.
View the second part of our interview with author Mary Beth Bond. How buses move volunteers: TravelTelevision interviews the executive director of the American Buses Association. Webtips: In this edition we feature ecotourism.
In the author section we will speak to a travel expert whose area of interest is women’s travel issues. A Catholic school in Illinois reaches out to a Baptist congregation in the Gulf Coast on this episode of TravelTelevision. In our travel segment we visit Rome, the capital of Italy.
We’ll visit the new Library of Congress visitor center, visit to ground zero of the hurricane, and an interview with grassroots organizer, Kathleen Johnson. On Webtips we’ll investigate an airport parking website.
See volunteers working on the Musician’s Village, a documentary explains how the Amateur Radio Organization helped hurricane victims. Ever wonder what would happen if you became ill or were hurt while traveling and you needed a medical evacuation?
Ever wonder what would happen if you became ill or were hurt while traveling and you needed a medical evacuation? A documentary explains how the amateur radio organization helped hurricane victims.
This program is dedicated to the volunteers who give so freely of their time to help rebuild, and to the volunteers who make this show possible. In that spirit, we want to remind you of the best stories that have come out of the darkest and bleakest of times.
This was the storm that was never supposed to happen. Yet on August 29, 2005, the rain and category 4 winds combined forces to flood most of New Orleans and leave a path of destruction into Mississippi destroying entire communities along the Gulf Coast.
For the third anniversary, TravelTelevision presents a special program with volunteers we have met during our trips to the Gulf Coast.
A tale of an Elder Volunteer for Katrina Relief. The history of the African Safari coming up on TravelTelevision. On Webtips, a UK government site that’s worth a second look.
Habitat builds a community for musicians in New Orleans, Sleeping under the stars, and TravelTelevision will check out some new hi-tech campers.
United Way brings local community help to the Gulf Coast. Travel recommendations on bed and breakfast locations around the globe. The Habitat Musicians Village Building Project draws local volunteers to the Gulf Coast. We’ll get the 411 on 311 and which liquids you’re permitted to carry on the plane.
Common Ground helps residents and use the volunteer effort of a lawyer to help. A segment from Modern Agent on industry efforts through Tourism Cares. On Webtips learn about the site created by Natalie Holloway’s mom about traveling safely.
Just 50 yards from the levee breach in the Lower Ninth Ward is where Common Ground volunteers come to help those who have lost everything. We’ll visit with the volunteer coordinator for a look into these efforts. TravelTelevision shows viewers the insight track on rating services for restaurants and hotels. We sit down with Tim Zagat, founder of Zagat surveys. TravelTelevision visits a railroad in Wales that once carried slaves to be sold all over the world. The railroad also carries slate from the largest slate mine in the world and Travel Television tours the underground mine.
Travel Television met with Arthur Frommer, the father of the modern day travel publication, to reflect on his 50 years of writing travel guides. Mr. Frommer reveals his favorite place to travel. Travel to the orbiting space station with Eric Anderson, CEO of Space Adventures, in this episode of Travel Television. Volunteering for the rebuilding effort in the Gulf Coast is part of a family vacation. We’ll talk to two of those volunteers in this episode of TravelTelevision.
Travel Television brings you the 411 on 311 or what you can bring through the airport security checkpoint in an interview with the TSA. A real estate agent who lost everything in the hurricane looks forward to her new house being built by Habitat for Humanity. We sit down with Stephen Bollenbach, CEO of Hilton Hotels. Mr. Bollenbach is a financial wizard whose resume includes the management the Trump Hotels out of bankruptcy and the merger of Disney and the ABC TV networks. Here he reflects on changes in the travel industry.
What are the latest rules for entering the United States? TravelTelevision talks with Customs and Border Patrol. Many homeowners found that the helping hands of strangers started the process of rebuilding. We’ll visit with a church group who has come to help in New Orleans. TravelTelevision has a face-to-face with Peter Greenberg, chief travel editor for NBC News. Greenberg is also known as the travel detective because of his insightful and lighthearted travel stories. Peter predicts the trends of travel.
This episode marks the Second Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
TravelTelevision met with Arthur Frommer, the father of the modern day travel publication, to reflect on his 50 years of writing travel guides. Mr. Frommer reveals his favorite place to travel. Volunteers in the post-Katrina effort find their experiences life changing. We’ll speak with one volunteer who has extended his visit to the Gulf Coast to continue helping others. Follow the lead of a church group and come to the Gulf Coast to help people rebuild their lives. We’ll hear the stories of one group who has come to volunteer.