And the Rest was History … A Volunteer Story

We always say here at Activate Good that one of our favorite things about volunteering (besides making an impact in the community, of course!) is the opportunity to meet people that share your passion for making a difference. When we heard about how Laura and Kat’s volunteer experience led to a spontaneous international girl’s trip, …

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Join Team Activate Good for the “Flip Flop 1K”!

  Register online as a part of Team Activate Good and 100% of your $20 registration will be donated back to us! Activate Good has been chosen as a charity partner for the nOg Run Club’s Flip Flop 1k race, taking place on June 18th at Bond Brothers Beer Company in Cary. Participants will run or walk 1 …

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Vote for Activate Good: Indy Week’s Best of the Triangle

In February we were nominated us as a part of Indy Week’s Best of the Triangle. We’re VERY excited to have made into the top 4 in the ‘Best Nonprofit in Wake County‘ (under services) and ‘Best Charitable Group‘ (under local color)! Help us win by giving us your vote: Vote for Activate Good! Voting for …

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Citrix and Smith Anderson Team Up to Spread Holiday Cheer to Youth

Nearly 60 volunteers from Citrix and Smith Anderson united on December 5th for a holiday-themed day of service with the help of Activate Good! Volunteers took on a multitude of tasks at the Boys & Girls Clubs, preparing three Club center locations in Raleigh for the holidays and the coming year. Citrix and Smith Anderson …

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Jeanne Allen Helps Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem Focus Their Future

Pro Hero, Jeanne Allen, otherwise known as “Jumping Jive Jeanne,” is volunteering her strategic super-skills to help Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem with Board Development. About Pro Hero, Jeanne Allen With over 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Jeanne has taken on a variety of management and staff positions including Instructor/Manager in …

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Uriah King Helps Oakwood Cemetery With Strategic Planning

Historic Oakwood Cemetery is a nonprofit cemetery dedicated to serving families first and foremost when they need it most, but to also provide outdoor museum educational experiences for locals and visitors alike. Historic Oakwood Cemetery has greatly expanded their presence in the community during the past couple of years and is now turning its attention to …

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Linda Van De Zande Uses Design Skills To Raise Awareness for Triangle Family Services

Linda Van De Zande, otherwise known as “Ms VdZ”, is volunteering her graphic design skills to create an annual report for Triangle Family Services. A graduate from NC State University’s School of Design, Linda has extensive experience in graphic design and currently works for North Carolina Electric Cooperatives and a freelance resume including Wendy’s, WCPSS, …

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Katie Collins Boosts Fundraising Efforts for Note in the Pocket

Professional Fundraiser Katie Collins is using her skills to give Note in the Pocket a fund development boost. Katie has earned her nickname as “The Ultimate Fundraiser” through her many years of experience working the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Fidelity Charitable. About Katie Collins A recent transplant from Boston to Raleigh, Katie likes trying out new restaurants around the …

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H.T. Major Improves the Online Presence of PLM Families Together

Harmony “H.T.” Major, otherwise known as “The Prez”, is volunteering her web development and online marketing skills to help PLM Families Together improve their online presence. About Harmony “H.T.” Major Harmony is the owner and founder of ExcellentPresence.com, where she advises established, minority-and women-owned small businesses on how to strategically use their web presence to …

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Tim Geary Creates Meaningful Artwork for Me Fine Foundation

Freelance artist Tim Geary, otherwise known as “The Pastel Wizard”, is volunteering his skills as an artist to create meaningful artwork for the Me Fine Foundation to give to families that have lost children due to terminal diseases. About the Me Fine Foundation The mission of the Me Fine Foundation is to provide hope to critically ill …

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