Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering Around the World – Celebrating International Volunteer Day

Irish volunteers help out at a Lana Del Ray concert at Malahide Castle and Gardens. Photograph: Leah Carroll

Volunteering Around the World Don’t feel bad if you haven’t marked December 10 on your calendar for the “Taste for Volunteering” fundraiser. The online event to assist children with special needs isn’t happening in the Triangle or even in North …

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5 Family-Friendly Acts of Kindness to Celebrate World Kindness Day (Nov 13)

5 Family-Friendly Acts of Kindness to Celebrate World Kindness Day (Nov 13) 2020 has been a rough year. Something we’ve learned is how to be more kind and compassionate to each other, which is a silver lining! And there’s no …

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How volunteering during COVID-19 broadened my worldview

How volunteering during COVID-19 broadened my worldview This year has been labeled the Great Reset of 2020.  For many, Covid-19 has taken away plans, events, and opportunities.  But simultaneously, it has given us a new set of plans, a change …

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Contributing to a better understanding of Triangle causes

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Understanding Triangle Causes As our community began to feel the impacts of COVID-19, Activate Good wanted to check in …

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Triangle Nonprofits share what they hope the world will be like after the pandemic

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Volunteering hasn’t stopped in the Triangle April was National Volunteer Month, and what an interesting one it was, given the …

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Activate Good News: Announcing Richard Averitte as our new Board Chair

When I think of Activate Good, I am reminded of a quote from the late N.C. State basketball coach Jim Valvano: “Every single day, in every walk of life, ordinary people do extraordinary things.”  Activate Good welcomes Richard Averitte as …

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