Note: On May 12, 2011, VolunteerMatch will announce the winners of the 2011 Corporate Volunteer Awards at our annual Client Summit in Chicago. In this series of posts, we’ll introduce you to the facts and folks behind the ten most effective employee volunteer programs in our family of corporations compared against our 2010 benchmarks for ...
07. March 2011 Client News 1
The past 12 months represent the first full year of Union Bank’s Branch Banking Giving Back program. And it was also the first year for the bank’s use of VolunteerMatch, which enables employees to better record and track their volunteer hours. This week we checked in with our new client to see how the program is ...
07. February 2011 Client News 1
Last week we announced the launch of an exciting new campaign with Newman’s Own® to ‘Nourish the Good’ you do in 2011. The alliance runs through the end of the year, and offers visitors who sign up for a volunteer project at www.volunteermatch.org/nourishthegood a coupon for any Newman’s Own® product. Right now the coupon is ...
28. January 2011 Client News 0
For Regina Jones, it’s all about the smiles - the smiles of hope, joy, and contentment on the faces of people she’s helped. Even if she never meets these people and sees these smiles, she says, “the warm and fuzzy feeling remains.” And since she started volunteering regularly in 1995, Regina has been responsible for a lot of smiles. Regina first volunteered while working for The Gap, Inc., where she worked [...]
19. December 2010 Client News 0
Pledge campaigns are a great way to move an audience from thought to action. Participants make a personal (and often public) promise to make a difference… and in the process the stage is set for real social impact in the future and favorable metrics today. Within the VolunteerMatch family of companies, we\'ve seen pledge campaigns recently from at least four of our partners. Target is asking shoppers to pledge to read to children. WE tv is asking its audience to pledge 24 hours of volunteering [...]
19. December 2010 Client News 0
Last month our Best Practice Network webinar series hosted a private webinar for VolunteerMatch clients. The Client Holiday Potluck was a change for our family of 140 corporate clients to share their holiday giving programs, year-end successes, and plans for 2011. If there was a theme, it was “innovation!” Here are just a few of ...
NFL PLAY 60 and VolunteerMatch Partner to Encourage Adults to Volunteer for Kids’ Health and Wellness
09. December 2010 Client News 0
This week VolunteerMatch is pleased to announce the launch of the NFL PLAY 60 VolunterMatch Web site to help make it easier for fans to discover volunteer opportunities in the youth health and wellness space. The NFL PLAY 60 VolunteerMatch Web site, now accessible at http://www.nflrush.com/play60, helps interested parties find local volunteer opportunities from VolunteerMatch\'s national network of more than 75,000 participating nonprofits. Volunteer listings will also connect visitors to NFL programs such as NFL FLAG football, Girls\' Flag Football, NFL Punt, Pass & Kick, PLAY 60 Challenge, and Fuel Up To Play 60, as well as offers play tips from NFL players.