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Growing Together: Welcoming Jude O'Reilley, Incoming CEO

By Robert Savage, Board Chair on April 20, 2022

Our theme for National Volunteer Week 2022 is Let's Grow Something Together.  We want to thank all of our supporters— from volunteers to nonprofits, donors and funders to corporate folks stepping up to the social impact plate.  Each and every one of you have been part of our 24 year journey, which recently met a milestone of reaching 17 Million volunteer connections!  YOU are a part of all that good.

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California Volunteers and VolunteerMatch: A Partnership for the Greater Good

By Guest Contributer on February 17, 2022

Guest Contributor: Josh Fryday, California Chief Service Officer within the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom.

The Kindhearted Cities Index recognizes the incredible work of volunteers, nonprofits, service members, and community leaders who have embodied the spirit of kindness to give back to communities across the country. Through the Kindhearted Cities index, we can better understand what it is that drives action, change, and impact—and show others how to make a difference. We are beyond thrilled to see six California cities recognized for their efforts, the most of any state.

Topics: press release government inspiration local volunteering
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2022 Kindhearted Cities Index: Where Does Your City Rank?

By Ben Chutz on February 14, 2022


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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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