To all of our awesome and hardworking volunteers, thank you! Their dedication, passion and expertise are what makes the #AFSeffect possible. On this International Volunteer Day they not only deserve a #GlobalApplause, they deserve a standing ovation! See the winners of the AFS Outstanding Volunteers Awards 2016, watch an interview with the President & CEO of AFS, and read about how volunteering is shaping the world around you.
AFS receives the 2016 Franco-American Award of Blérancourt
AFS Intercultural Programs has received the 2016 Franco-American Award of Blérancourt for our humanitarian assistance to France during World Wars I & II and our intercultural study abroad programs. Our President and CEO, Daniel Obst dedicated the award to the AFS volunteers who are creating a more just and peaceful world in his acceptance speech. The award is given by the American Friends of Blérancourt, a prestigious organization created to support the Franco-American Museum at the Château de Blérancourt in France. Find our more here.