International Volunteer Day

Honoring #TeamDow Volunteers

by Nancy Lamb, global director for Corporate Citizenship, president of the Dow Company Foundation
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To our workforce going above and beyond... thank you.

This year we have all experienced real challenges – whether you are in the private, public or nonprofit sector – every industry in every corner of the globe has been touched by the events of this year. Every employee, neighbor, family member, friend… in every population… has been personally impacted by one or more natural disasters, a global health pandemic and racial injustices.

One Day To Celebrate Volunteers and a Lifetime of Thanks

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There are more than one billion of them in the world. And they all share one idea: to help others.

They are volunteers. Building homes. Mentoring students. Serving meals. Using professional skills to address societal problems. Taking time to make a difference.

Every year on the 5th of December, the world is invited to thank and celebrate volunteers on International Volunteer Day. This year's theme is #TogetherWeCan.

A Day of Celebration, a Year of Social Impact

By Mercedes Escala
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Volunteers are at the forefront of every major conflict, natural disaster and other acute shock. Less visibly, every day and everywhere, [volunteers] tackle stresses that test their resilience, such as poor education, ill health and poverty…Volunteering [is] a fundamental survival strategy, because it enables collective strategies for managing risk. – 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report,  UN Volunteers

 
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Volunteers are at the forefront of every major conflict, natural disaster and other acute shock. Less visibly, every day and everywhere, [volunteers] tackle stresses that test their resilience, such as poor education, ill health and poverty…Volunteering [is] a fundamental survival strategy, because it enables collective strategies for managing risk. – 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report,  UN Volunteers

 

ON Semiconductor Gives Back To the Largest Turkey Drive in the Nation

by Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
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ON Semiconductor had the pleasure of sponsoring the 2019 Turkey Tuesday month-long campaign turkeys to feed families in need this holiday season in Phoenix, Arizona, in partnership with 12 News/KPNX-TV and Bashas’ Family of Stores, benefitting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Arizona.

Alliance Data Celebrates International Volunteer Day with Commitment to Service

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Alliance Data recognizes the United Nations’ International Volunteer Day by celebrating our associates’ volunteer efforts throughout the year and encouraging a continued focus on sustainability and service. 

How to Tell Your Employee Volunteering Story: The Best Example We’ve Seen

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Realized Worth is always on the lookout for great examples of employee volunteering and storytelling to share with our readers. On International Volunteer Day, we shared a video produced by Emirates NBD, a leading banking group and a leader in the practice of employee volunteering in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Arrow Electronics Honors International Volunteer Day

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December 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ Arrow Electronics employees across the Americas donated time, money and food to local food banks in honor of International Volunteer Day on Dec. 5, marking the company’s largest community engagement effort to date.

International Volunteer Day Sends a Reminder on the Power of Volunteerism to Drive Sustainable Development

International Volunteer Day Forum and Awards Celebration Held in Washington, D.C.
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WASHINGTON, December 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  Celebrating the power of volunteering, leaders from the private, public and social sectors convened at the International Volunteer Day Forum and Awards Celebration on December 5, in Washington D.C.

Meet Children International's 2014 Inspire Award™ Finalists (2 of 2)

The Inspire Award™ Celebrates Outstanding Contributions of Volunteers Who Live in and Are a Part of the Impoverished Communities Children International Serves
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Children International has named the finalists for the 2014 Inspire Award™. These finalists have each been selected as winners in their region in order to be considered for this honor. The unique Children International Inspire Award™ celebrates outstanding contributions of volunteers who live in and are a part of the impoverished communities Children International serves. More than 8,000 dedicated volunteers help make Children International’s work possible, using their time and energy to enhance the lives of children in their communities. This year’s finalists have:

Children International Names 2014 Inspire Award™ Finalists

The Inspire Award™ Celebrates Outstanding Contributions of Volunteers Who Live in and Are a Part of the Impoverished Communities Children International Serves
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Kansas City, MO, December 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  Children International has named the finalists for the 2014 Inspire Award™. These finalists have each been selected as winners in their region in order to be considered for this honor. The unique Children International Inspire Award™ celebrates outstanding contributions of volunteers who live in and are a part of the impoverished communities Children International serves. More than 8,000 dedicated volunteers help make Children International’s work possible, using their time and energy to enhance the lives of children in their communities.

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