VolunteerMatch New Client: FedEx

VolunteerMatch is delighted to announce a new relationship with the leading logistics services company, FedEx. With a long history of volunteerism and community engagement in both its hometown of Memphis, Tenn. and cities all over the globe, FedEx is using VolunteerMatch to extend the reach of its winning program, FedEx Cares Week. A weeklong event for [...]

CSR Workshop: Improving Your EVP with Incentives

Offering incentives is a great way to motivate people to take action. While many corporate employee volunteer programs have taken advantage of this knowledge, developing an incentive program can be a challenge without the correct resources. Last month, VolunteerMatch released VolunteerRewards, a \"dollars-for-doers\" tool that helps corporations manage hours volunteered within their paid-time off or grant programs. [...]

VolunteerMatch New Partnership: Ryder System, Inc.

VolunteerMatch welcomes Ryder System, Inc. to our community of business leaders dedicated to promoting volunteering and service. Ryder provides leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions supporting more than 15,000 contractual customers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Asia. Recently Ryder formalized its long standing support of the American Red Cross by joining the organization\'s Annual Disaster Giving Program with [...]

Spotlight On One of Our Own, Employee Volunteer Maura Koehler-Hanlon, VolunteerMatch

Recognizing the work of outstanding volunteers is a big part of what we do at VolunteerMatch. You can imagine how proud we are to honor one of our very own! This month Maura Koehler-Hanlon, a client relations manager on our Corporate Solutions team, learned that she and two other local volunteers for Friends of the United Nations World Food Program (Friends of WFP) will receive the George McGovern Leadership Award: Uniting to End World Hunger [...]

VolunteerMatch Product Releases: Incentives Tools And Expanded Reporting

We\'re happy to announce two new additions to our VolunteerMatch Solutions enterprise platform: VolunteerRewards and Volunteer Reports. VolunteerRewards allows incentive programs to be integrated into employee volunteering programs, and Volunteer Reports is a complete overhaul of our previous reporting capabilities, making it easy to customize reports to the unique needs of [...]

A New Partnership in Education: San Francisco Unified School District Gives High School Students a Place to Volunteer

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and the San Francisco Unified School District believe that community service is an important part of a 21st century education. To support this belief, the school district has partnered with VolunteerMatch to help the city\'s students find inspiring volunteer opportunities that create learning beyond the classroom [...]

President Obama and Service Advocates Met at SEED School for the Signing of The Serve America Act

Marking an historic National Volunteer Week, President Obama and national service advocates met at the SEED School, a charter school in Washington, D.C. where service is a core part of the curriculum, on Tuesday April 21 for the signing of The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. Congressional leaders, and others dedicated to the passage of the bill, including VolunteerMatch president, Greg Baldwin, joined President Obama as he discussed [...]