According to a national volunteering report, nearly 2 million Washingtonians volunteered more than 250 million hours in 2012.
Seattle is ranked fourth among the 51st largest metropolitan areas, and tops for young adult volunteering.
The volunteering report is based on statistics gathered by the federal government. It shows one in four adults volunteered through an organization in 2012.
Nationally, more than 64 million Americans volunteered nearly 8 billion hours last year.
More Northwest Headlines
Raging Washington wildfires grow by 100 square miles Growing flames charge across the rest of the drought-plagued West Search on for missing Miami paddle boarder in Columbia River 77-year-old hikes PCT in Oregon to support search-and-rescue Washington state: Car wash chemical dangerous to workers State route blocked near Sumner after man says he has explosive 2 birds test positive for West Nile in Oregon Pendleton, Ore. targets Seattle hipsters for tourism
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.