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VolunteerMatch and Do IT Announce Partnership, Offer New Social-Centric Approach to Connecting Volunteers

June 24, 2021

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OAKLAND, Calif., June 24, 2021 - VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Do IT, a leading provider of social networks and marketplaces connecting people to do good things in the United Kingdom, today announce a partnership enabling Do IT to make tens of thousands of volunteering opportunities from the VolunteerMatch database available to members of its community through its web and mobile apps.

Underlining VolunteerMatch’s continued investment in building the digital backbone for volunteering in America and around the globe, Do IT’s peer-to-peer and communications solutions offer new ways for volunteers and nonprofits to engage through accessible networks that bring communities together to address critical societal challenges.

“At VolunteerMatch, our focus continues to be on empowering community organizations to get the volunteer support they need and mobilizing as many people as possible to volunteer their time and skills to causes that are important to them and to their communities,” said Laura Plato, Chief Solutions Officer at VolunteerMatch. “Do IT’s technology offers a unique approach to engaging and connecting people and organizations around causes, and we are excited to be able to scale our mutual impact through inclusion of the VolunteerMatch Open Network API and our comprehensive network of volunteering opportunities.”

Integrating the VolunteerMatch Open Network API with Do IT’s technology opens up a new pathway to deliver a highly functional volunteer management solution and social network for good, supported by a robust, national and global directory of in-person, virtual, and skills-based volunteering opportunities.

Said Do IT CEO, George Grima, “We are thrilled to partner with VolunteerMatch.  Our partnership combines Do IT’s technology to expand the VolunteerMatch ecosystem needed to create thriving, sticky and connected volunteer experiences in every zip code in America, as well as the United Kingdom.  We have always admired VolunteerMatch’s groundbreaking work and leadership position, and by combining and leveraging our resources we’ll be able to reach and serve many more people and organizations, creating a new type of social network in America.”

To learn more about how to make the VolunteerMatch network of organizations and volunteering opportunities available to your community, please visit solutions.volunteermatch.org.

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About VolunteerMatch

VolunteerMatch believes everyone should have the chance to make a difference. As the web's largest volunteer engagement network, serving over 120,000 participating nonprofits, 150 network partners, and 13 million annual visitors, VolunteerMatch offers unique, award-winning solutions for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make this vision a reality. Since its launch in 1998, VolunteerMatch has helped the social sector attract more than $12 billion worth of volunteer services. Learn more about VolunteerMatch at VolunteerMatch.org, and follow @VolunteerMatch on social media.

About Do IT

Do IT was founded to provide technology solutions for the volunteer and nonprofit community in the United Kingdom in 2009, with the mission to connect people who want to do good with opportunities for action. More than 85,000 nonprofit organizations now use Do IT to connect with more than 1 million people who seek to serve and benefit from the nonprofit sector. Through Do IT technology, people build meaningful connections, do good things, and feel healthier and happier as a result. The Do IT platform provides a new tool to help them do things with purpose, and helps people discover their purpose - enabling a kinder world where social wellbeing is a priority for all. Visit DoIT.life for more and look for @DoITUK on social media.

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