VolunteerMatch Welcomes New Client Amgen with Launch of Amgen Volunteers Site

Amgen, a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry, recently partnered with VolunteerMatch to provide a portal for its employee volunteer program -- Amgen Volunteers. They join nearly a dozen of today\'s most effective health-related companies in our family of businesses who are engaging employees in choice-based volunteer activities. Each year, thousands of Amgen staff members get involved in their local communities, generously devoting their time, talent and funds to a variety of charitable organizations [...]

Client Spotlight: CNO Financial Group Steps Up!

Conseco, which is changing its name to CNO Financial Group, Inc. in May, has been supporting its employee volunteers for years. In 2009, for example, the Indiana-based insurance and annuities provider and Fortune 500 company inspired employees to donate more than 16,000 hours of service to support their communities. A key part of the program at Conseco is a campaign it calls the Step Up Awards. Through these annual awards -- which are made possible by Conseco\'s use of VolunteerMatch tools [...]

VolunteerMatch New Client: FedEx

VolunteerMatch is delighted to announce a new relationship with the leading logistics services company, FedEx. With a long history of volunteerism and community engagement in both its hometown of Memphis, Tenn. and cities all over the globe, FedEx is using VolunteerMatch to extend the reach of its winning program, FedEx Cares Week. A weeklong event for [...]

VolunteerMatch New Partnership: Ryder System, Inc.

VolunteerMatch welcomes Ryder System, Inc. to our community of business leaders dedicated to promoting volunteering and service. Ryder provides leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions supporting more than 15,000 contractual customers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Asia. Recently Ryder formalized its long standing support of the American Red Cross by joining the organization\'s Annual Disaster Giving Program with [...]

A New Partnership in Education: San Francisco Unified School District Gives High School Students a Place to Volunteer

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and the San Francisco Unified School District believe that community service is an important part of a 21st century education. To support this belief, the school district has partnered with VolunteerMatch to help the city\'s students find inspiring volunteer opportunities that create learning beyond the classroom [...]