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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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Family Volunteering: Helping out together during a pandemic

Family 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. Family Volunteering These days, we are spending more time at home and looking for ways to entertain ourselves while social distancing. Many families are using this time to explore family volunteering by participating in remote …

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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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Highlighting Volunteer Opportunities you can do from home

Pivoting to Remote Volunteer Opportunities How do you remain true to a mission of gathering people together to volunteer in the Triangle when you cannot gather? In the past few weeks, Activate Good has reassessed ways to support local nonprofits. Connecting volunteers in new, safe, and remote ways is our focus. In addition to numerous …

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Volunteering During a Pandemic

Volunteering (and other activities) During a Pandemic Our lives have changed drastically in the past few days, due to COVID-19 and social distancing mandates. Spring breaks have been extended, movies have been released to streaming services early, and everyone knows way more about how Zoom works now. Teachers I know are scrambling to convert their …

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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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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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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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9/11 Weekend of Service 2016: Remembering 15 Years

Fifteen years ago, the U.S. was horrified by intimate visions of flames, floating debris, ash-covered faces, crumbling facades, and enraging cruelty that took the lives of thousands, and impacted the lives of millions. But on that day and in the aftermath, we also witnessed even more intimate visions of people helping people under a banner …

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