Volunteers Create A Winter Wonderland At AnimalKind's ReTails Thrift Shop

Volunteers Create A Winter Wonderland At AnimalKind’s ReTails Thrift Shop

On a crisp, cold Saturday morning, fourteen Activate Good volunteers met at ReTails Thrift Shop to work on a new project: decorating the window displays of the store. The ReTails Thrift Shop is owned and operated by Triangle nonprofit, AnimalKind, and volunteers were asked to create a winter wonderland display using snow-themed craft projects along with items …

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Home Away from Home: Ronald McDonald House of Durham

For 34 years, the Ronald McDonald House of Durham has been providing a home away from home for families with seriously ill children. Their vision is to offer love, share comfort, inspire community and sustain hope by giving families a place to stay when their child is being treated in a nearby hospital. Accommodating Families in …

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Improving Learning Outcomes: The Helps Education Fund

The Helps Education Fund uses an apple in their logo because it is an international symbol of teaching, often representing growth and the need for nurturing, as well as the wisdom passed from teachers to students. The apple also signifies variety and change. Instead of the traditional red apple associated with teaching and the excellent work of …

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14 Ways to Fall in Love with Volunteering in the Triangle

Valentine’s Day may only happen once a year, but beyond the candy and the flowers, the cards and the roses, there are numerous ways to give and receive love by volunteering in the Triangle. So, this Valentine’s day, take a minute to discover ways to give from your heart to those who are without. Celebrate …

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Chelsea Gutierrez wins 2012 Hopscotch volunteer contest

  “Everyone is busy and has a life these days, but people forget that giving your time is one of the easiest and most appreciated gifts you can give,” says Chelsea Gutierrez, winner of the Activate Good Hopscotch Music Festival volunteer contest. And give her time she did! Chelsea volunteered more than 40 hours during …

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Commemorate 9/11 at Activate Raleigh

→Volunteer sign ups for public Activate Raleigh projects are now open! Activate Good is excited to partner with the Downtown Raleigh Alliance and the City of Raleigh to host Activate Raleigh, a volunteer initiative that will take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 to commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11. Businesses and the general public are invited to help out …

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Announcing the Triangle Corporate Volunteer Council

Activate Good is thrilled to announce the launch of our inaugural Triangle Corporate Volunteer Council! We know that companies in the Triangle are phenomenal corporate citizens with a solid record of supporting the community. Now, we’re inviting them to the table to collaborate with us on ways to get more of their employees – and …

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Rock Stars of Couture for a Cause

Couture for a Cause and other Activate Good activities are made possible by the dedication and hard work of the volunteers behind them! This week, we’d like to take the time to recognize the Rock Stars of Couture for a Cause 2011 whose efforts helped us raise over $13,000 for our programs. For months leading …

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