Highlighting Workplace Volunteering

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Highlighting Workplace Volunteering

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Workplace Volunteering An employee volunteer program is defined by Points of Light as “a planned, managed effort that seeks to motivate and enable employees to effectively serve community needs through the leadership of the employer.” Workplace …

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Togetherness in the Wake of Tragedy

NC State University student and Activate Good intern, Shawn Fredericks, recalls the events of September 11 and reflects on the power of coming together to serve years later. During the tragic event that was 9/11, I was six years old living with my parents in Brooklyn, New York. I remember that day like it was …

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Redeye uses the power of music to help local seniors

Have you ever had the experience of hearing a song that brought memories flooding back? Maybe that song was from your wedding or high school prom. For most of us, accessing those memories is easy. But for the millions of Americans living with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or other cognitive impairment, those memories can be locked inside. …

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Start an Employee Volunteer Program in 5 Steps!

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Even if a business is running well, you may still “pop the hood” once in a while to make sure you’re not falling below any crucial lines. You might naturally think to evaluate your customer …

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Citrix, Smith Anderson Volunteer to Spread Cheer to Youth

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. 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 …

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Activate Good, Hardison & Cochran, My Carolina Today to Highlight Volunteering

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Activate Good is excited to announce a new special partnership with Hardison & Cochran and WNCN’s My Carolina Today for 2015 to highlight volunteering! Twice a month on a selected Friday, one of …

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PPG Volunteering, Brentwood Boys & Girls Club Facelift

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of volunteer needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. On July 9, 2014, PPG Industries (PPG) led 43 employees, some visiting from other states, in volunteer service to refurbish and beautify the Brentwood Boys & Girls Club in Raleigh. PPG Gives …

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Volunteering gets kids back-to-school ready: L&E Research

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits.   Each year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County aims to get 850 kids in need ready to go back to school by providing vital school supplies. This summer, L&E Research …

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Welcoming L&E Research to the Triangle Corporate Volunteer Council

Activate Good is excited to welcome L&E Research as the seventh member of the Triangle Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC). Amber Smith, Executive Director of Activate Good, comments: L&E Research, with its 30 years of market research expertise, will bring a new perspective to the Corporate Volunteer Council table. We’re excited to welcome them to the …

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Turner Construction: Build Volunteering, Build Hope

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Founded in 1902, Turner Construction has much to be proud of. Over the years, it’s amassed a network of offices in North America and around the globe; it boasts 5,200 employees who work on …

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