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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 with our network. In April, we conducted interviews with 45 of our community partners. As …

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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 culture of volunteering has changed drastically since COVID-19. Check out some of the good YOU …

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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 Chairman of our Board of Directors.  Richard succeeds Charlie Chrisawn, who served as Activate Good’s …

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The Good Hub… What’s That?

A few years ago, I was invited to imagine the future of volunteer service in America and share my thoughts in a guest article for Fast Company. In that article, I shared the beginnings of our dream for a new approach to inspiring people to get involved in their communities – launching an engaging, welcoming …

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Why Aren’t More People Volunteering?

Guest blog by Volunteer Warrior If you were given 5 extra hours this week how would you spend them? Sleeping? Getting caught up on yard work?  Spending time with your family? What if you were given 10 or 20 extra hours? How about some “me” time? Or getting in an extra couple of workouts? Getting through that long …

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Youth Are Our Future: Programming in 2017

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but Activate Good is growing. Just in 2016, we’ve increased our nonprofit partners by 50 and nearly doubled our staff. But our local populations have grown, too – and that means community needs also are on the incline. So where are we going? Where will we be by 2018? In the …

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Join Team Activate Good for the “Flip Flop 1K”!

  Register online as a part of Team Activate Good and 100% of your $20 registration will be donated back to us! Activate Good has been chosen as a charity partner for the nOg Run Club’s Flip Flop 1k race, taking place on June 18th at Bond Brothers Beer Company in Cary. Participants will run or walk 1 …

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Vote for Activate Good: Indy Week’s Best of the Triangle

In February we were nominated us as a part of Indy Week’s Best of the Triangle. We’re VERY excited to have made into the top 4 in the ‘Best Nonprofit in Wake County‘ (under services) and ‘Best Charitable Group‘ (under local color)! Help us win by giving us your vote: Vote for Activate Good! Voting for …

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Say Hello To Our Frontline Families AmeriCorps!

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 the arrival of three Frontline Families AmeriCorps Members! Frontline Families is a military initiative of Points of Light – currently the largest volunteer organization in the nation …

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Hiring: Military Volunteer Opportunities Engagement Team

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 join other organizations across the country in participating in Frontline Families, an AmeriCorps program implemented by Points of Light, to engage service members, veterans and their families in …

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