Behind the Glamour - A Volunteer's Perspective on Couture for a Cause

Behind the Glamour – A Volunteer’s Perspective on Couture for a Cause

Have you ever wondered what goes on backstage at Activate Good’s signature fundraiser and fashion event, Couture for a Cause? Kayla Propst, one of Activate Good’s fantastic Fall 2015 interns, has been gracious enough to provide a recap of all the chaos, glamour, and hard work that was part of her experience that day. Volunteering …

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9/11 Day of Service 2015 Recap – The Results Are In!

For this year’s 4th annual 9/11 Day of Service, Activate Good aimed to engage 2,000 volunteers from around the Triangle to participate in various volunteer projects on 9/11. Now that the volunteer headcounts have been tallied, we are pleased to announce that with 2,535 volunteer connections taking place on September 11, we exceeded this goal by 25%! We are thrilled …

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4th Annual 9/11 Day of Service and Evening Commemoration

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015 Times: Daytime service projects occur at varying times between 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM; the Evening Commemoration begins at 6:00 PM Registration: Learn more and register at www.activategood.org. Location(s): Daytime service projects take place at various sites around the Triangle; the Evening Commemoration takes place at the Red Hat Amphitheater …

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Activate Good to Be Honored at Leadership Triangle Awards Gala

  On Thursday, December 11, 2014, Activate Good will be one of five organizations to receive the prestigious Goodmon Award at the 2014 Leadership Triangle Awards Gala, being held in Durham, NC. The Gala is the only annual awards event that specifically celebrates leadership that reaches beyond municipal borders in the Triangle. Activate Good is thrilled …

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Activate Good to Host 4th Annual Martin Luther King Sunday Supper, January 19, 2014

Activate Good and MusicianCorps have teamed up to honor the work and service of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as the work of Triangle charities by hosting the 4th annual Martin Luther King (MLK) Sunday Supper on Sunday, January 19, 2014 in downtown Raleigh. Where and When Activate Good’s 4th Annual Martin Luther …

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Charity Movement, #GivingTuesday, Kicks Off Holiday Season

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Activate Good, along with more than 10,000 associations worldwide participated in an online/offline movement called #GivingTuesday. In its second year, #GivingTuesday is a national charitable movement, created to celebrate and encourage activities that support nonprofit organizations. Purposely placed after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday appropriately kicks off the “giving season”. …

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Triangle Impact to continue under Activate Good leadership

We are pleased to announce that the mission of Triangle Impact, a volunteer organization focusing on one-day group volunteer projects, will be continuing under the banner and leadership of Activate Good. Our History Together Activate Good and Triangle Impact have a long history of collaboration since 2005. This has included volunteering together as well as …

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TRiO Day highlights volunteerism as part of path to higher education

In addition to making an impact on the community, volunteering is increasingly recognized as a mechanism to boost access to leadership and education opportunities for youth. That’s one message of TRiO Day, a “national day of celebration, reflection, and action around increased access to higher education for disadvantaged students.” In Raleigh, NC State University is leading …

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