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VolunteerMatch Announces June's Match Studio Collaborative Artist: Shema Love

By VolunteerMatch on June 17, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., June 17, 2021 – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, announces its June Match Studio Collaborative artist, Shema Love.

Topics: press release match studio collaborative
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Take a Closer Look: 286 Teams Empowering Voices the World Needs to Hear

By Laura Plato on June 16, 2021

Today, VolunteerMatch celebrates the incredible dedication and passion of our community of 130,000 nonprofit partners, as we extend our heartfelt gratitude to MacKenzie Scott for her transformational gift to our organization, and for the recognition of the work we do together as a unified network of nonprofits, centered on creating more connected, compassionate and equitable communities.

Topics: advocacy
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Spotlighting May Match Studio Collaborative Artist: Lena Gray

By Darcy Hughes on May 11, 2021

Lena Gray, Artist. 

Charlotte, N.C. based artist and musician, Lena Gray is May’s Match Studio Collaborative artist. She began pursuing art as a method of expressing her gender transition. Originally a graphic designer, Lena uses her knowledge of digital media to create illustrations and paintings that provide empowering and reflective imagery of trans people of color that is often absent in popular media.

Topics: social justice inspiration advocacy lgbtq+ match studio collaborative art as advocacy
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18 Ways to Take Care of Yourself and Others This Mental Health Awareness Month

By Erin Halley on May 5, 2021

So much has happened in 2020 and now into 2021 where we have faced new challenges, less connection, and larger division, which is impacting how we feel. With May being Mental Health Awareness month, it gives us the time to shift our focus to our own wellness and those around us whether at home, at work, or in our communities. Here are 18 ways to inspire you to do just that.

Topics: virtual volunteering csr inspiration corporate volunteering lgbtq+ youth volunteering local volunteering
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VolunteerMatch Announces May's Match Studio Collaborative Artist: Lena Gray

By VolunteerMatch on May 5, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., May 4, 2021 – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, announces its May Match Studio Collaborative artist, Lena Gray.

Topics: advocacy match studio collaborative art as advocacy
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8 Ways to Celebrate, Honor, Inspire and Untap Our Creativity to Drive Impact

By Laura Plato on April 28, 2021

Every single one of us has the power of creativity, and when we tap into this power, we are able to creatively respond to even the most difficult of challenges. Artists and creators lift us up and show us what’s possible during times of celebration and times of tragedy. They inspire us to think in new ways and encourage us to be willing to pivot from what we’ve always known to explore new ways of doing and being when the world turns upside down. 

Topics: virtual volunteering inspiration youth volunteering
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Join Host R&B Artist, Raheem DeVaughn and Panelist VolunteerMatch Chief Solutions Officer, Laura Plato

By VolunteerMatch on April 22, 2021

For the on-line event Art as Activism: The Creative Call to Action:

 

Start Time: 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT

Link to attend: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ybNNdzmYRL-ePWz4JRaIFQ

Topics: press release advocacy National Volunteer Week
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Join R&B Artist, Raheem DeVaughn and VolunteerMatch Chief Solutions Officer, Laura Plato

By VolunteerMatch on April 15, 2021

Discussing Art as Activism on ClubHouse, Sunday, April 18 at 11pm EDT + Facebook LIVE on Wednesday, April 21 at 1:45pm EDT 

 

 

Oakland, CA – April 15, 2021 – VolunteerMatch announces a week of daily events to honor volunteers in celebration of National Volunteer Week April 18-24. The week will showcase artists in multiple disciplines to highlight and encourage art as activism. Emerging from the past year of a global pandemic, VolunteerMatch is activating a call for volunteers of all kinds to return to service in their communities wherever and whenever possible. 

Topics: press release advocacy National Volunteer Week
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VolunteerMatch Announces April's Match Studio Collaborative Artist: DJ Agana

By VolunteerMatch on April 8, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2021 – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, announces its Match Studio Collaborative April artist, DJ Agana, spotlighting art as activism in celebration of Earth Month and National Volunteer Week.

Topics: press release advocacy match studio collaborative National Volunteer Week
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VolunteerMatch Presents The Artistry of Volunteering

By VolunteerMatch on April 6, 2021

Highlighting Art as Activism to Celebrate  National Volunteer Week April 18 – 24, 2021

 

Oakland, CA – April 6, 2021 – VolunteerMatch announces a week of daily events to honor volunteers in celebration of National Volunteer Week April 18-24. The week will showcase artists in multiple disciplines to highlight and encourage art as activism. Emerging from the past year of a global pandemic, VolunteerMatch is activating a call for volunteers of all kinds to return to service in their communities wherever and whenever possible. The dramatic reduction in volunteers (80%) during the COVID-19 crisis spotlights today a critical focus on energizing our heroes to engage again with local organizations across the country.

Topics: press release National Volunteer Week

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