During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about. Their stories inspire others to take action and discover their collective power to unite in making a difference.
In this episode of Community Voices of Change, Daniel Horgan interviews Common Impact CEO, Danielle Holly about Common Impact's work with companies designing and implementing skill-based volunteering initiatives, her insights on nonprofit capacity building and pro tips on project management.
In light of National Volunteer Week, we’re highlighting a project with a talented team from Charles Schwab and its nonprofit partner, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS), whose mission is to provide youth development services that instill strong core values and life enhancing skills in a safe environment. The Schwab volunteers worked with BGCS to identify their top strategic goals and to map out a high-level strategic plan.
Volunteer effort benefits river, Great Plains Nature Center wetlands
WICHITA, Kan., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Taking place on Earth Day, the 16th annual Arkansas River Trash Roundup will see hundreds of volunteers remove tons of garbage from downtown area waters, benefitting both the river and wetlands restoration efforts at Wichita’s Great Plains Nature Center by Wichita Ducks Unlimited. Over the past 15 years, more than 25 tons of trash was collected, with 2016 attracting 1,310 volunteers, the highest number of participants to date.
PHILADELPHIA, April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Saturday, April 22nd, more than 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, and their families and friends, and community partners will participate in the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer effort and a culmination of the company’s year-round commitment to community service.
Old housing issues are often much more significant than drafty windows and squeaky stairs. Homeowners who live in older homes risk exposure to lead, asbestos and other environmental health hazards according to the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development. Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide are helping low-income homeowners eliminate these hazards and ensure they live safe and healthy in their homes.Read more about health hazards here: http://bit.ly/2miIMR5.
This Saturday, April 22nd, marks the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day, where more than 100,000 volunteers in 21 countries will leave a lasting impact in the communities where they live and work. They’ll give back side-by-side with colleagues, community partners, family, and friends in the day to celebrate Comcast NBCUniversal’s year-round commitment to make a difference.