Denise Leerkes Volunteers Pro Skills to Help Benevolence Farm

Pro Hero, Denise Leerkes, (aka: HR Wonder Woman) is volunteering her human resources skills to help the North Carolina nonprofit, Benevolence Farm. About Pro Hero, Denise Leerkes Using her professional skills, Pro Hero Denise has already completed a thorough organizational audit and is currently creating a comprehensive human resources manual for Benevolence Farm. Our Wonder Woman …

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Jackie Podger Volunteers Planning Skills to Assist A Helping Hand

Pro Hero, Jackie Podger (aka: Mrs. Volunteer) is truly lending “a helping hand” to assist a worthy Triangle nonprofit. Our Pro Hero is volunteering her planning skills to support A Helping Hand, in their mission of providing assistance to senior citizens and those with disabilities. Executive Director of A Helping Hand, Jennifer Ashley, is incredibly grateful for all …

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9/11 Day of Service 2015 Recap – The Results Are In!

For this year’s 4th annual 9/11 Day of Service, Activate Good aimed to engage 2,000 volunteers from around the Triangle to participate in various volunteer projects on 9/11. Now that the volunteer headcounts have been tallied, we are pleased to announce that with 2,535 volunteer connections taking place on September 11, we exceeded this goal by 25%! We are thrilled …

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4th Annual 9/11 Day of Service and Evening Commemoration

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015 Times: Daytime service projects occur at varying times between 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM; the Evening Commemoration begins at 6:00 PM Registration: Learn more and register at www.activategood.org. Location(s): Daytime service projects take place at various sites around the Triangle; the Evening Commemoration takes place at the Red Hat Amphitheater …

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Activate Good to Be Honored at Leadership Triangle Awards Gala

  On Thursday, December 11, 2014, Activate Good will be one of five organizations to receive the prestigious Goodmon Award at the 2014 Leadership Triangle Awards Gala, being held in Durham, NC. The Gala is the only annual awards event that specifically celebrates leadership that reaches beyond municipal borders in the Triangle. Activate Good is thrilled …

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Jon Riddick Volunteers Social Media Skills to Help Note in the Pocket

Jon Riddick, otherwise known as the “Social Media Stud,” is flexing his online marketing muscles to help Triangle nonprofit, Note in the Pocket (NITP). Riddick has been volunteering his social media skills to raise awareness about the organization, inspire community involvement, and increase donations. Riddick also put his online marketing expertise to use to help Note …

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Deanna Stoker “The Planning Patty” for The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation

Deanna Stoker is taking her professional background in meeting and event planning and is using it to help The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation in her Pro Hero role as “The Planning Patty”.  Specifically, Stoker is assisting the Executive Director of The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation, Deborrah Jeffreys Gruder, by playing a critical role in the creation and implementation …

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Leesa Moore & Team Make Video Magic for Marbles Kids Museum

Having previously used her talents as a videographer for Activate Good’s annual fashion show, Couture for a Cause, Leesa Moore returned to Marbles Kids Museum – this time with her videography team, the “Fellowship of the Ring”: Corey Reid and Aaron Cook. The Fellowship of the Ring trio shares a passion for film, screenwriting, cinematography, …

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Mark Turner “Super System Developer” for International Focus

Lifelong civic volunteer and superstar of geekery – Mark Turner – has been deeply involved in good causes for years, and now he is, once again, putting his skills to use as a “Super System Developer” and Pro Hero to Triangle nonprofit, International Focus! Online Registration System Development for International Focus International Focus, Inc. is …

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From Philadelphia to Miami, Kristen Sylvester Brings Yoga to the Underserved, One Mile At a Time

After a line of traffic passes north on Raleigh Boulevard, suddenly you can see her: a lone, female cyclist dressed simply in a pair of black spandex and a short-sleeve, white t-shirt with a navy bandana tied loosely around her neck. She squints into the sun as she comes closer into focus, turning her hand …

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