OpenStudy (veeveeniko):

What is Ben Franklin’s role in the history of volunteering in America? Please help, I have no clue and can't find any information on it.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

He cofounding the first volunteer fire department of Philadelphia. It was December of 1736 and he was 30 years old.

OpenStudy (veeveeniko):

Thank you very much, where did you find that information? I'd love to know.