Contributing to a better understanding of Triangle causes

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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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A Summer of Social Distanced Service

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Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits. Summer isn’t canceled!  Are you looking for something to do this summer? Since many camps, events, and gatherings have been canceled, we compiled a list of remote, social distance-friendly, or DIY volunteer projects. These opportunities …

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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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What To Know About Volunteering While On Social Security Disability Benefits

If you have been approved for disability benefits because you are unable to work and earn a living, you may want to do some volunteer work. You may have concerns about whether your volunteer services will affect your disability benefits. Volunteer work may or may not affect your disability benefits, and it focuses on whether …

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And the Rest was History … A Volunteer Story

We always say here at Activate Good that one of our favorite things about volunteering (besides making an impact in the community, of course!) is the opportunity to meet people that share your passion for making a difference. When we heard about how Laura and Kat’s volunteer experience led to a spontaneous international girl’s trip, …

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Improve your Health by Volunteering?

It’s true! Maintaining one’s health is a priority to that often falls behind for our other priorities in life. Between attending school and/or working, maintaining a home and family life and numerous social obligations, it seems nearly impossible to stay healthy. If you’re looking for a creative way to get healthy while helping others, check …

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Feed the Wiki! Multiply the Good!

Introducing: The Triangle Cause Wiki Are you passionate about a local cause? Do you want to motivate others to join you? Would you like to make an impact on an issue while volunteering from home or your phone? Thinking of volunteering for a cause but want to know more? Looking for your next volunteering adventure, …

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When You Least Expect It…

Some of our favorite stories to tell are those of unique and rewarding experiences had by volunteers and the nonprofits hosting them. Activate Good volunteer, Ken Dean, didn’t know what the day would bring when he signed up to photograph volunteers during Activate Good’s 9/11 Day of Service. Read on to find out the unexpected way …

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