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 [...]

President Obama and Service Advocates Met at SEED School for the Signing of The Serve America Act

Marking an historic National Volunteer Week, President Obama and national service advocates met at the SEED School, a charter school in Washington, D.C. where service is a core part of the curriculum, on Tuesday April 21 for the signing of The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. Congressional leaders, and others dedicated to the passage of the bill, including VolunteerMatch president, Greg Baldwin, joined President Obama as he discussed [...]

Political Winds: VolunteerMatch and Serve.gov

26. March 2009 CSR, In the News 0
This month saw the conclusion of the first phase of United We Serve, the White House initiative to help more people get involved. After an historic summer of events capped by the first ever 9/11 National Day of Service, United We Serve is settling into a sustained, long-term promotion of volunteering and service. VolunteerMatch has been a committed partner of United We Serve from the start, most visibly at Serve.gov, the Administration\'s new Web site. When nonprofits post volunteer opportunities on VolunteerMatch.org, they [...]