Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to help mission-driven organizations reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, we spoke with R. Mitchell Thomas, Senior Analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and a dedicated volunteer.
The image of graduates joyfully throwing their caps into the air after receiving their degrees perfectly captures the fresh-faced optimism of young people ready to go out and conquer the working world.
But after their caps fall back to the ground, many of them face the harsh reality of not being able to land an entry-level job because they lack the previous work experience required by many employers.
Gildan’s continued partnership with Room to Read to support girls’ education and literacy
As part of its commitment to creating stronger communities, Gildan aims to support education in the regions where it operates, and a crucial factor behind the Company’s efforts lie in promoting more inclusive systems which support gender equality in the classroom. This is especially important across regions located in the Global South, where girls often face more barriers to accessing education.
Ryerson University students partnered with a local school in Pisac, Peru to implement a horticultural education program designed to generate a sustainable revenue stream for the school.
Enactus Ryerson has been named the 2018 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.
VANCOUVER, May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Upon learning that 60 per cent of students leave high school without basic financial education, students from the University of Windsor created Youthrive, an intensive 10-week one-on-one consulting and financial literacy education program focused on accelerating young entrepreneurs.
ATLANTA, Nov. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Arby’s® restaurants across the country raised more than $3.7 million to end childhood hunger in America, surpassing last year’s record-breaking $3.4 million. From August 3 – September 20, participating Arby’s restaurants teamed with guests to collect donations for the Arby’s Foundation, in support of its mission to end childhood hunger in America in partnership with No Kid Hungry.
Allstate Teen Reporter, Nancy, 16, spoke with We Day Illinois attendees about their experience at the youth empowerment event. She asked participating teens how they give back and prove that what #theysay isn’t always true.
Youth across the country can share their own stories about the things they do to change the world with #theysay, and they can read other stories about youth on a mission to make a difference at Theysayproject.com.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 4, 2011 - PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social have partnered to launch four new Entertainment-Education (E-E) initiatives to promote youth participation in the design of community development plans throughout Colombia. Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences.