Social Good

Upcoming Webinar: Planet Brands – Changing Behavior for Sustainable Social Good


“Planet Brands” is a new piece of thought leadership developed by Futerra Sustainability Communications, on the brands that have the potential to drive global, sustainable behavior change.

Behavior change is a hot topic and drawing on a decade of research David Willans, Director of Futerra+, will share his expertise on how brands can positively influence consumer behavior to encourage more sustainable lifestyles in an upcoming VolunteerMatch Best Practice Network (BPN) webinar.

Making Goodness Matter

A Shout Out on Corporate Social Responsibility from Bryan de Lottinville

"Some of these comments may not be all that popular, but I did always appreciate the tenacity of Jerry McGuire’s mission statement"

- Bryan de Lottinville, CEO at Benevity

Make Goodness Matter - The Problem with the Status Quo


We get asked all the time about best practices in corporate and workplace giving and volunteering. What people really want to know is how they can Make Goodness Matter – to their brand, to their employees, to their bosses, heck to the world at large!

Exposing the Best-Kept Secret: Doing Good Behind Closed Doors


By Mary Anne Petrillo Sr. Marketing Manager, Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility & Executive Producer,

Doing good is not that easy, and sustaining good on a grand scale is almost impossible. But once again it is being done at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting, Sept 22 to 24. I like to say it’s a place where highly influential people go behind closed doors to do good.

Announcing Good Business New York™ Leading Women for 2012

Press Release

(3BL Media) September 19, 2012 - New York, New York:  Good Business New York™, the two-year old award-winning sustainable business media company, announces it’s 2012 list of: “Good Business Leading Women: 25 Dynamic Women Who Are Changing the World Through Work & Business.”

Help VolunteerMatch Represent You at SXSW!


Wouldn’t it be awesome if employee volunteering and engagement were on the lips – and in the Powerpoint slides – of folks at one of the biggest social change conferences in the country?

Help us make this vision a reality! We’ve submitted session proposals to South by Southwest (SXSW), one of the premier events bringing together technology leaders and innovators in the social good space.

Texting for a Cause. Now at a Government Near You


By Elaine Cohen

The U.S. State Department collaboration with the mGive Foundation, a public-private partnership, seems like a smart move. Providing an easy, cheap and instant platform using modern mobile technology creates a new level of access to mass, grassroots, real-time, impulse-based charity, with virtually no risk.

Jenifer Snyder, Executive Director of The mGive Foundation,  calls this "Creating Everyday Philanthropists".

2nd Annual mGive Text Giving Study Looks into the Minds of Mobile Donors

Press Release


(3BL Media) Denver, CO - June 27, 2012 - For the second year in a row, The mGive Foundation, the leading 501(c)(3) public charity supporting U.S. mobile donation campaigns, released the annual mGive Text Giving Study, providing insight into the minds of mobile donors. The 2012 Study reinforced the findings from 2011, proving that text giving options are a great compliment to the more traditional giving channels such as direct mail, email and online giving. 

Americans Can Help Achieve Global Equality through Text Donations

Press Release

(3BL Media) Denver, CO - June 22, 2012 - The U.S. Department of State has launched a text donation campaign that allows Americans to donate to the mGive International Response Equality Fund.  Donations will help to further programs and initiatives aimed at advancing human rights, fostering equality, advocacy, protection and dialogue to ensure human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) persons around the world.  To help, anyone can donate $10 by texting the word PRIDE to 80000.


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