Virtual Volunteering Isn't Going Anywhere!

Virtual Volunteering Isn’t Going Anywhere!

Virtual Volunteering Isn’t Going Anywhere The COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot of things, and it seems like some changes will stick around indefinitely. Many experts say remote work is here to stay. Telehealth appointments are so convenient, so it seems …

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4 Ways that Volunteering Increases Happiness

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4 Ways that Volunteering Increases Happiness International Day of Happiness is just around the corner on March 20th. International Happiness Day is a nationally recognized day created by the United Nations and the nonprofit Action for Happiness in 2011 as an …

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Triangle Nonprofits that lift up women (Women’s Day)

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4 Triangle Nonprofits that are lifting up women (and how you can help!) for International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021. During COVID, the need for services, especially for women, has skyrocketed. As jobs have disappeared and families have struggled to …

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Volunteer to Improve Literacy in the Triangle

Volunteer to Improve Literacy in the Triangle (Read Across America Day, March 2) Literacy, the ability to read and write, is more important today than it’s ever been. Although we also think of literacy in terms of its secondary definition, …

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Recurring Volunteers (in honor of Groundhog Day)

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Volunteer (again!): How Recurring Volunteers Boosts Nonprofits (in honor of Groundhog Day) We see many benefits of volunteers returning to the same organization. Nonprofits can keep training costs down, foster deeper relationships, and serve their communities more effectively. In honor …

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Persons with I/DD Give Back by Volunteering

Inclusive Volunteerism: Giving Back – “Emphasize Abilities” When it comes to volunteering, we all have our individual skill sets, interests, and passions. Though some people talk in terms of deficit, or judge and compare others, why not choose inclusivity instead? …

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Volunteering during the Holidays in 2020

Volunteering During the Holidays in 2020 A Season of Giving in Full Swing While everyone likes to give what they can all year round, you can’t deny the special sense of something bigger than ourselves when volunteering during the holidays. …

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How My Family Grew Closer by Volunteering

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How My Family Grew Closer by Volunteering (in honor of Family Volunteer Day, Nov 21) The New Generational Duo of Volunteers:  Grandparents and Grandkids It started with a rock.  Because it is all fun and games when Grandma shows up, …

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