Resource Roundup: Inspiring Blogs About Hunger

20. December 2012 In the News 3
This month VolunteerMatch is focused on all the ways we can fight hunger. The blogs below are a great resource for exploring ways your company can get involved in the cause. Feeding America Blog Feeding America is the nation’s leading hunger relief organization. Their blog is run by Feeding America staff who are passionate about ...

Congratulations, BCLC Nominees!

On behalf of the VolunteerMatch team, I want to offer congratulations to our seven clients that are finalists in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) 13th annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The “Citizens” Awards honor businesses for their societal innovations and for creating a sustained positive impact on people, communities and the environment. ...

Volunteering: More than Compensation for Fewer Cash Gifts

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently issued a special report summarizing last year’s trends in corporate charitable giving. In 2011, total cash donations showed little growth. Instead, companies began to ramp up their product giving and volunteering programs, creating stronger support for communities than a dollar donation might allow on its own. As a basis for ...

Don’t Tell Me – Show Me! How to Do a Cause Video Right

30. November 2011 Storytelling 0
Storytelling is an important part of an effective CSR program, and video storytelling remains on-trend. Videos are easy to share, and help translate complex issues in a way a press release or written report can’t. Enter General Mills, an organization that gets it right. For avid report readers, the company released a short, easy-to-read “Report ...

CECP to Host Webcast of 11th Annual Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy Tomorrow

The CECP Excellence Awards in Corporate Philanthropy will be announced tomorrow, June 1! The awards, among the most coveted in corporate social responsibility, draw from an exemplary pool of applications each year. Announced annually since 2000, the awards are juried by an external committee of members from the corporate, nonprofit, government, social investment, foundation, and ...