How To Help

Volunteers Are Rainbows: Capitalizing on Diversity

I am an Activate Good intern, writing the third post for a blog series about the five leadership challenges for nonprofits and how they relate to the wonderful word of volunteerism. For a quick recap, the five leadership challenges correspond with the core characteristics of the nonprofit sector (e.g., being mission based, accomplishing some social […]

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Why Aren’t More People Volunteering?

Guest blog by Volunteer Warrior If you were given 5 extra hours this week how would you spend them? Sleeping? Getting caught up on yard work?  Spending time with your family? What if you were given 10 or 20 extra hours? How about some “me” time? Or getting in an extra couple of workouts? Getting through that long […]

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Service Learning for Young Volunteers: Kids can make an impact and learn, too!

Searching for fun ways to keep your child learning this summer while getting some exercise and helping to make the Triangle community a better place? Well, Activate Good has that trifecta wrapped up. Whether you have a curious toddler or an adventurous tween, we have a great volunteer opportunity to share with your child. Studies […]

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