When disaster strikes a community, individuals, corporations and community groups want to be a part of the solution and help their neighbors in need. Join us for this encore presentation from the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to learn how to mobilize the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors and employees during and after a disaster.
Hear from three unique vantage points: American Red Cross, Microsoft and Network for Good. Together they will arm you with the most recent trends, opportunities, challenges and solutions to engage your audience in compelling response and recovery efforts.
About Our Speakers:
Vice President of Partnerships, Network for Good
Stacie leads Network for Good’s partnership efforts, consulting with corporations on charity campaigns and disaster giving response as well as training nonprofits on how to effectively market their causes online and use person-to-person fundraising techniques. Before joining Network for Good, she worked in the Interactive Marketing division of America Online managing their strategic e-commerce partners.
Manager, Technology for Good, Microsoft
James manages Microsoft’s Technology for Good program. He owns the company’s relationships with strategic NGO partners, participates on the Microsoft Disaster Response team, and develops technology solutions that benefit NGOs. Recently he was awarded a team Impact Award and an Excellence in Innovation Award for his work on HelpBridge – a mobile app that connects people with friends and family during a disaster and facilitates their ability to help via donations or volunteering.
Vice President, Volunteer Management, American Red Cross
Jim has over 22 years of experience in the nonprofit, health care and management consulting fields. In the past 12 years, he has been of service to the mission of the American Red Cross where he has held several national and field leadership positions. In his current role he provides leadership to the organization’s volunteer engage