Rome served as the capital of the international initiative Good Deeds Day, held for it's ninth time on March 15, 2015. In 61 countries worldwide, 930,000 participants united around the idea that every person can do something good for the benefit of others and the planet.

On Good Deeds Day 2015 more than 3 million volunteers hours were given on one day - what an impact!

Find out more in reports from the following local outlets in Italy, that reported on an all-weekend dedicated to doing good deeds across Rome, with more than 20,000 people taking part in over 180 projects, with numerous nonprofits leading a peak event at the Fori Imperiali by the Colosseum.

Il Venerdi di Repubblica (Italian)

Metro (Italian)

La Nazione (Italian)