Does It Matter Why We Give?

This post also appears on Engaging Volunteers. Greg Baldwin, President of VolunteerMatch, is not a scientist by training. However, last week he published an article on Fast Co.Exist as part of Catchafire’s series on the future of service in America called “Rethinking the Science of Generosity.” Why is our prez suddenly so fascinated with science? ...

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Summit Series

13. February 2012 Inspiration 0
Guest post by Greg Price, Chief Services Officer, VolunteerMatch “Collision Networking”, “Davos for hipsters”, “Humbling and invigorating”, “Best Dance Party ever.” These are some of the descriptions of “Summit Basecamp,” the latest Summit Series conference that occurred January 27-30 at Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe. The planners convened 700 people over three days: digital entrepreneurs, ...

What is Your MLK Day Cause This Year?

04. January 2012 Inspiration 0
Perhaps more than any other single figure in American history, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proved to us beyond a doubt the power that one dedicated person has to effect change. Monday, January 16, 2012 is the national MLK Day of Service. It is a call for all of us to take action and work ...

Happy Holidays from VolunteerMatch!

22. December 2011 Inspiration 0
This time of year always reminds us that no matter the cause, we are all connected in caring. We want to say thank you to our community of volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and civically-engaged businesses. It’s an honor to support your work. We look forward to another inspiring year in 2012! – Happy Holidays from the ...