Thursday, January 19, 2017

Viva Volunteers! A Unique Opportunity for You


I've just learned of an organization that does something unique in the genealogical field and I wanted to share it with you. Unclaimed Persons is an organization that unites families with deceased kin whose remains have not been claimed from the Coroner.  Unfortunately, this is a situation that is occurring frequently as families relocate and lose touch with an elderly relative that remained behind. UnclaimedPersons.org was founded by Megan Smolenyak in 2008; more than 400 people have been aided but there is more work to do!  You can help by volunteering your research skills from the comfort of your own home.  Check out the FAQ on the website, visit the FaceBook page for open cases and put on your Super Sleuth hat to begin.  Remember, "A good deed is never lost!"

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