Get to know our Fall Interns: Meet Connie!

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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Meet the Winners: Teens Change The World! 2019 Summer Program

Recap: What is the Teens Change the World! Summer Program? This summer, Activate Good hosted teens from around the Triangle (and even a few from out of state!) at our Teens Change The World! 2019 Summer Program over two separate weeks: one session this past June, and one in July. This program is an annual …

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Get to know our Summer Interns: Meet Kyla!

Thanks to a partnership with Wake Tech, Activate Good welcomes two new interns to help us make sure this year’s Teens Change the World! Summer Program is the best it can be! We’re excited to have Kyla join us in bringing local youth together to make an impact. What are some cool things about you? …

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Get to know our Summer Interns: Meet Melanie!

Thanks to a partnership with Wake Tech, Activate Good welcomes two interns to help us make sure this summer’s Teens Change the World! Program is even more amazing! We’re excited to have Melanie join us and support emerging young leaders. How did you start volunteering? “I volunteered a little bit growing up but was never …

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Spreading Good with the Junior Youth Group of Tryon Pines

A few weeks ago, Activate Good was contacted by Gayle, a supporter of a neighborhood youth service group. She shared that the teens in the group loved our Signs for Good and wanted to share this message of kindness and service throughout their whole neighborhood. Read on for more about this volunteerism story! The Junior …

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Another Summer, Another Cohort of Inspiring Teens​ [Summer Program 2018]

The attentiveness and positivity of youth never ceases to amaze us. We just wrapped up our second annual Teen Leadership & Service Summer Program, and the social observations, emotional and logical motivations, and fun ideas for change shared by our participating teens each year is more than inspiring. Each year, we help our teens dive …

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Youth Can Volunteer Locally to Impact Issues Globally This April

Calling all teens! Looking for a way to make a difference on Earth Day? Activate Good is celebrating the Earth and teen volunteers during its Fourth Annual Teen Days of Service. On Friday, April 20th through Sunday, April 22nd, join teens in over 135 countries for Global Youth Service Day as we work to improve …

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Can’t Find the Service Project You’re Looking For? Make Your Own Way!

Recognizing a need + Realizing your potential to do something + Taking action = “Making your own way!” Feel free to try all the one-off volunteer opportunities you’d like until you find your niche, but if you know you have a particular passion, or possibly a skill or hobby that can benefit a nonprofit in a …

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Family Volunteering for the Bigger Picture

Parents and guardians typically begin volunteering with their families as a chance to have fun together (away from the requirements of work and home) and pay-it-forward to others that may not be as fortunate. It’s something you choose to do to establish good roots and set examples. As a whole family, volunteering is an opportunity to strengthen …

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