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Highlighting Volunteer Opportunities you can do from home

Pivoting to Remote Volunteer Opportunities How do you remain true to a mission of gathering people together to volunteer in the Triangle when you cannot gather? In the past few weeks, Activate Good has reassessed ways to support local nonprofits. Connecting volunteers in new, safe, and remote ways is our focus. In addition to numerous …

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Volunteering During a Pandemic

Volunteering (and other activities) During a Pandemic Our lives have changed drastically in the past few days, due to COVID-19 and social distancing mandates. Spring breaks have been extended, movies have been released to streaming services early, and everyone knows way more about how Zoom works now. Teachers I know are scrambling to convert their …

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Get to know our Spring Interns: Meet Crosby!

This spring we’re also welcoming interns from William Peace University. We’re so grateful to have so many awesome young leaders with us during this especially exciting and meaningful season! Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Tell us about you! I’m a …

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Get to know our Spring Interns: Meet Leanna!

This spring we’re welcoming another cycle of interns from the COMM 466 class at NC State. The class is an introduction to nonprofit leadership and development, and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned in our own journeys with interns each semester! What are some cool things about you?  I grew up in Burlington, NC, …

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Get to know our Spring Interns: Meet Megan!

This spring we’re welcoming another cycle of interns from the COMM 466 class at NC State. The class is an introduction to nonprofit leadership and development, and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned in our own journeys with interns each semester! What are some cool things about you?  I am majoring in Communication, with …

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Get to know our Spring Interns: Meet Destiny!

This spring we’re welcoming another cycle of interns from the COMM 466 class at NC State. The class is an introduction to nonprofit leadership and development, and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned in our own journeys with interns each semester! What are some cool things about you?  I’m majoring in animal science with …

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What To Know About Volunteering While On Social Security Disability Benefits

If you have been approved for disability benefits because you are unable to work and earn a living, you may want to do some volunteer work. You may have concerns about whether your volunteer services will affect your disability benefits. Volunteer work may or may not affect your disability benefits, and it focuses on whether …

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Get to know our Fall Interns: Meet Abigail!

This fall, we’ve welcomed another cycle of interns from the COMM 466 class at NC State. The class is an introduction to nonprofit leadership and development, and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned in our own journeys with interns each semester! What are some cool things about you? “I’m majoring in business, with a …

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Get to know our Fall Interns: Meet Connie!

This fall, we’re welcoming another cycle of interns from the COMM 466 class at NC State. The class is an introduction to nonprofit leadership and development, and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned in our own journeys with interns each semester! What are some cool things about you? “I am from a small town …

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