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VolunteerMatch Partners with GivingTuesday and U.S. Bank

By VolunteerMatch on November 23, 2021

To Provide More Ways to Give Back on GivingTuesday

 

OAKLAND, Calif., November 23, 2021 – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, is partnering with GivingTuesday and U.S. Bank to offer even more ways for people to give back on GivingTuesday. 

Topics: press release
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3 Ways to Celebrate and Engage Volunteers this GivingTuesday

By VolunteerMatch on November 15, 2021

This is a guest post from GivingTuesday.

The 10th annual GivingTuesday celebration takes place on November 30 this year. People all over the world will come together to give their time, voice, kindness, power, skills, expertise, and resources. GivingTuesday is the perfect opportunity to complement your organization’s year-end efforts by using the day to engage your volunteers.

Topics: virtual volunteering inspiration advocacy local volunteering
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VolunteerMatch Partners with AmeriCorps and California Volunteers to Honor the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

By VolunteerMatch on September 9, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., September 9, 2021 – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, is partnering with AmeriCorps and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor to help people find ways to give back in remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of 9/11.

Topics: press release
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Help All Students Get “Ready Set” for School As a Tutor for Young People in Your Community – and Virtually!

By VolunteerMatch on August 31, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., August 31, 2021 - With over 35,000 volunteer tutors needed today to help young people prepare for the rigors of returning to school, there’s never been a better time to volunteer your skills.

Topics: press release
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VolunteerMatch and Do IT Announce Partnership, Offer New Social-Centric Approach to Connecting Volunteers

By VolunteerMatch on June 24, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., June 24, 2021 - VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Do IT, a leading provider of social networks and marketplaces connecting people to do good things in the United Kingdom, today announce a partnership enabling Do IT to make tens of thousands of volunteering opportunities from the VolunteerMatch database available to members of its community through its web and mobile apps.

Topics: press release
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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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VolunteerMatch Announces Star Panel Line-up for Phenomenal Women!

By VolunteerMatch on March 16, 2021

OAKLAND, Calif., March 16, 2021 — In celebration of Women’s History Month, VolunteerMatch announced today a virtual panel packed with powerhouse speakers: Phenomenal Women! Bringing More Wellness, Joy and Ease into Our Busy Lives.

Topics: press release inspiration
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VolunteerMatch Gifting Free Membership

By VolunteerMatch on February 17, 2021

Inviting America's 1.5 Million Nonprofits to Join the Movement in Our Nation's Recovery from COVID-19

 

OAKLAND, Calif., February 17, 2021 – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, today announced a gift of free membership for a year to nonprofits with operating budgets of less than $1 million.

Topics: covid19 press release nonprofit resources volunteer engagement
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VolunteerMatch and Newwave Foundation’s “Money Talk$” Panel

By VolunteerMatch on February 17, 2021

Written by: Abelard Lormond

VolunteerMatch and the Newwave Foundation are hosting the first of webinar series, "Money Talk$" focused on developing financial wellness and bridging the information gap for communities of color left behind by current educational practices. This need is particularly urgent within the Black community where, according to a 2020 study on the Personal Finance Index (P-Fin Index), only 38% of African Americans were able to correctly answer a financial literacy questionnaire, compared to 55% of white respondents.

Topics: inspiration advocacy
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VolunteerMatch Adds Nine New Cities to Apple Maps Guides

By VolunteerMatch on February 11, 2021

Thousands of volunteer opportunities available in support of healthier communities during American Heart Month

 

OAKLAND, Calif., February 11, 2021 – VolunteerMatch, the largest nonprofit network on the web connecting volunteers with opportunities to give back, today announced the release of 9 additional community-based Guides in Apple Maps. Residents and visitors in Austin, DenverMinneapolis, Portland, and Nashville can now use the Maps app to identify meaningful places to volunteer in-person and virtually.

Topics: covid19 press release virtual volunteering inspiration advocacy local volunteering

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