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3 Steps to Turn your Volunteers into a Marketing Army

Guest blog by Abbie Cooke, VP of Chariot Creative, a North Carolina marketing and web design firm. Nonprofit marketing needs your attention. A little strategy can go a long way, and an entire team of volunteers can carry it further. From grassroots teams to multi- million dollar organizations, effective marketing is the top of the …

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Teen Volunteers Supply the Drive Society Needs

In January, when all the local schools were going back to class following the winter break, we started receiving requests from individual teens, school groups, and parent-youth groups – all looking for volunteer opportunities for MLK Day and beyond. Lucky for Activate Good, we were already working on just that. See, while everyone was binging …

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Get ready for Our First Teen Summer Program

We are proud to announce the inaugural Teen Leadership & Service Program for summer 2017! The week-long, intensive teen summer program is designed for rising-freshmen, -sophomores, -juniors, and -seniors in high school, aiming to impart onto our future leaders the skills and drive needed to address community issues and to ensure that volunteerism is a part of everyday life. …

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Six Reasons We Can’t Go A Day Without Volunteers

As National Volunteer Week is coming up I would like to pose the question: What would the world look like without volunteers?  What many fail to realize is that they often cross paths with volunteers, at least once if not several times a day. Volunteers help meet both basic and significant societal needs. Imagine a …

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Activating Good: A 2017 Volunteering Astrological Forecast!

  Activate Good volunteer extraordinaire and professional astrologer, Randy Wasserstrom, shares his insights in this fun guest blog on the Astrology of Activating Good in 2017! Read on for some inspiration for the New Year. ‘Activating Good’ is a two part process – inner kindness to oneself and outer service to others. This process is reflected …

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