Study: Rochester has second highest volunteer rates in the U.S.

Updated: 12/27/2013 3:44 PM
Created: 12/27/2013 3:39 PM WHEC.com

A new study takes a look at how much Rochesterians give back to others in the community.

According to a report from the Corporation for National and Community Service, Rochester is home to the second highest volunteer rates in the U.S., logging about 36 and a half hours per date. That number was determined by taking a three-year average of volunteer rates for large cities and the only city to top Rochester was Minneapolis St. Paul. 

As a state, New York didn't quite measure up, finishing 50th among all states and Washington, D.C. with only Louisiana ranking lower.


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