9/11 Weekend of Service 2016: Remembering 15 Years

9/11 Weekend of Service 2016: Remembering 15 Years

Fifteen years ago, the U.S. was horrified by intimate visions of flames, floating debris, ash-covered faces, crumbling facades, and enraging cruelty that took the lives of thousands, and impacted the lives of millions. But on that day and in the aftermath, we also witnessed even more intimate visions of people helping people under a banner […]

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Frontline Families Grows Produce and Aids Women {9/11 Weekend of Service 2016}

Frontline Families Grows Produce and Aids Women {9/11 Weekend of Service 2016}

Back on July 16, 2016, Activate Good hosted an all-day conference of sorts as part of the Frontline Families initiative. The fourteen attendees represented all walks of life – veterans, current service members, military family members, and civilians. To start the day, everyone had the opportunity to discuss various issues facing our communities – including poverty, […]

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Volunteering Sparks Relationships

Volunteering Sparks Relationships

Volunteering offers a wide range of benefits, from improved health and career prospects to lifelong friendships. For some, those friendships with fellow volunteers spark romantic partnerships. For two Activate Good volunteers, it became “a good place to move from friendship to relationship,” says Audra Lindsley. In the summer of 2013, Audra was already volunteering with Activate Good […]

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