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Let’s be real, sometimes getting four rooms painted by a group of volunteers can cost more than help purpose

Jan. 31, 2020 8:55 am

Let’s be real, sometimes getting four rooms painted by a group of volunteers can cost more than help

"The time, effort, and materials that go into coordinating a successful volunteer day that is meaningful for the volunteers has tangible value," says columnist Valerie Johnson. 
New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps purpose

Jan. 28, 2020 1:57 pm

New nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opps

The tie makes sense because, as Life Science Cares Philadelphia's Peter Wolf puts it, those working in the industry "are used to dealing with those large, challenging issues."
Organized volunteering dropped to its lowest rate in over a decade purpose

Jan. 14, 2019 10:30 am

Organized volunteering dropped to its lowest rate in over a decade

But the internet has helped Philadelphians become more connected and learn about local opportunities to serve in recent years, according to the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service.
A comprehensive guide to choosing an impactful MLK Day volunteer experience method

Jan. 11, 2019 2:33 pm

A comprehensive guide to choosing an impactful MLK Day volunteer experience

Consider these 12 tips to pick a worthwhile event for both your employees and the partnering organization.
4 strategies to up your philanthropy and volunteering game in 2019 funding

Jan. 9, 2019 11:58 am

4 strategies to up your philanthropy and volunteering game in 2019

How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia comes through with tips for kickstart a more charitable year. Remember: It's OK to build your giving muscles gradually.
Real talk: Nonprofits need volunteers beyond the holiday season method

Jan. 3, 2019 1:00 pm

Real talk: Nonprofits need volunteers beyond the holiday season

Why this Back on My Feet program coordinator says those who can only help out a few times or just during a certain time of year could end up doing more harm than good.
3 nonprofit managers on how to be a great (productive, actually useful) volunteer method

Dec. 28, 2018 10:00 am

3 nonprofit managers on how to be a great (productive, actually useful) volunteer

Do your research, let your skills lead and consider donating your time during the non-holiday season, say pros from Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Broad Street Ministry and Hopeworks Camden.
Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly? results

Dec. 10, 2018 12:52 pm

Can free backpacks and mentorship help immigrant and refugee students adjust to South Philly?

Taggart Elementary School’s Family Welcome Center will launch soon, thanks to a major boost from Navy Yard-based ecommerce company RevZilla.
10 volunteer and donation opportunities to aid Philly’s hungry this holiday season purpose

Nov. 19, 2018 12:58 pm

10 volunteer and donation opportunities to aid Philly’s hungry this holiday season

Plus, a rundown of all the time and effort it takes to run a Thanksgiving meal service.
Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser method

Oct. 26, 2018 1:32 pm

Here’s what it takes to bake almost 10,000 pies for MANNA’s Thanksgiving fundraiser

Over a few weekends in September, October and November, roughly 400 volunteers make enough pies to raise about $300,000 each year. For one afternoon, reporter Peak Johnson was one of them.

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