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Do nonprofit employees volunteer at organizations they don’t work for? purpose

Aug. 12, 2021 4:39 pm

Do nonprofit employees volunteer at organizations they don’t work for?

In our Generocity community, the answer to that is a resounding "yes." Four local nonprofit professionals share examples of how — and why — they volunteer.
4 ways that volunteering can be good for you purpose

Aug. 3, 2021 2:54 pm

4 ways that volunteering can be good for you

Volunteering helps others and supports communities. But volunteering also tends to benefit the volunteers themselves, says guest columnist Jennifer A. Jones.
Wanted: Volunteers purpose

Nov. 30, 2020 9:07 am

Wanted: Volunteers

When COVID-19 hit, hidden in the steady stream of dire public health news was the fact that volunteerism was flatlining. Many organizations that rely on volunteers have been significantly impacted.
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."
During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn purpose

Nov. 20, 2019 11:23 am

During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn

Comcast NBCUniversal, in partnership with Comcast LIFT Labs and Generocity, sent nearly 50 volunteer technologists out to help nine local nonprofits serving youth, seniors, and people with disabilities.
That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May and June purpose

Jul. 17, 2019 8:00 am

That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May and June

Nonprofits and businesses across the city were busy making their presence felt at schools, food programs, fitness centers and onstage.
Philanthropy Network and Chamber of Commerce release corporate social responsibility report purpose

May 15, 2019 10:24 am

Philanthropy Network and Chamber of Commerce release corporate social responsibility report

"How Employers Give: A Look at Philanthropy and Volunteerism in Philadelphia" outlines how the business community of Philadelphia engages in philanthropy, the scale and scope of those philanthropic activities, and the impact on communities in recent years.
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.

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