A new web site study puts Kansas at #9 out of 50 states when it comes to volunteers. The study shows 36.8 percent of the population volunteered through an organization in 2007.
Topeka did even better, ranking 6 out of 75 similar-sized cities. 40.6 percent of Topekans volunteered, compared to 39.8 percent for Lawrence and 31.7 percent for Wichita.
A link to the web site is included in this story.
Also, click on the video for the story of two special women who are spending their golden years not just enjoying retirement, but enjoying the feeling of helping others.