Skills-Based Volunteering CSR News

Earth Day Network's 2019 Cleanup Spans Thousands of Locations During April

Over 3,000 cleanups in communities across the U.S. for Earth Day 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Earth Day Network is implementing a nationally coordinated environmental volunteer cleanup to mark Earth Day 2019, in collaboration with partners across the U.S., including National CleanUp Day and Keep America Beautiful. All over the country people are encouraged to get up, get out, and help clean their communities to celebrate Earth Day.

Hallmark VIDEO | Inspiring Acts of Caring: Scott Poore Aids Animal Rescue and Adoption


Inspiring others to show they care through acts of kindness speaks to the essence of the Hallmark brand. Hallmark’s Care Enough campaign highlighted the selfless acts of dozens of individuals to inspire others to perform acts of caring. 

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Inspiring others to show they care through acts of kindness speaks to the essence of the Hallmark brand. Hallmark’s Care Enough campaign highlighted the selfless acts of dozens of individuals to inspire others to perform acts of caring. 

Rebuilding Together to Revitalize Underserved Communities Nationwide

Thousands of volunteers across the U.S. to participate in National Rebuilding Month
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit dedicated to repairing homes and revitalizing communities, is celebrating National Rebuilding Month this April by serving approximately 3,000 neighbors in need of critical home repairs throughout the country.

Common Impact Expands Team to Support Growing Demand for Skills-Based Volunteer Programs

Wes Moe joins organization’s leadership team as Director of Consulting
Press Release

April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader for skills-based volunteerism, has announced the appointment of Wes Moe as director of consulting. The addition of Moe to the organization’s leadership team comes with Common Impact’s continuing expansion as the demand for pro bono service, corporate social responsibility and employee engagement grows. Reporting to COO Tara Cardone, Moe will manage and grow Common Impact’s skills-based volunteer programs, oversee the consulting team and partner with the organization’s cross-sector clients.

Common Impact Connections Newsletter: National Volunteer Week Edition

In this issue: A spotlight on women in leadership, new podcast episodes, cross-sector partnerships at work, and more!

In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 7-13), we've been sharing some of our favorite volunteer stories from throughout the year. Follow us on Twitter @CommonImpact to join the conversation and tag us in some of your favorite volunteer moments! We’re also using the occasion to spotlight women in leadership. Research tells us that the specific leadership qualities that are naturally strong in women lead to more holistic, thoughtful, engaged and effective leadership.

7 Strategies for Turning Your Volunteering Program Into a Cultural Driver


Today’s leading corporate volunteer programs have one thing in common—they’re flexible and inclusive. Why? The benefits go deeper than you might think. When people can volunteer in a way that resonates with (and works for!) them, they’re more likely to participate. And that first interaction opens the opportunity to engage them in doing good year-round.

Sharing Our Skills To Strengthen Communities


Bristol-Myers Squibb loves that its employees are committed to giving back to causes they care about. That’s why the company not only encourages them to share their skills to strengthen the communities where it does business, but the company gives them paid time for volunteering through the Skills 2 Give program.

Points of Light Celebrates National Volunteer Week With a Focus on Recognizing Individuals Who Make a Difference

Five Extraordinary Volunteers Honored with Daily Point of Light Award
Press Release

ATLANTA, April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Points of Light, in partnership with The UPS Foundation and TEGNA, celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019, through volunteer recognition and service events around the country. Each year, National Volunteer Week is celebration of the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world.

Scaling Your Volunteer Program for Greater Impact

How Charles Schwab turned Volunteer Week into a cultural movement

Schwab Volunteer Week has become a key part of Charles Schwab’s culture. What started as one day of volunteering in seven cities has quickly spread to 170 communities, engaging nearly 7,000 employees and supporting 300 nonprofits across the country.

How did they create that kind of scale with a small team? And how is it helping them create greater impact all year round? Amanda Lenaghan, Senior Program Manager at Charles Schwab, shares her secrets to success in this blog.


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