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2014-04-17 23:11:51

VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the...

2014-04-09 23:25:13

Social Solutions Global, Inc., a Baltimore-based software firm providing industry-leading performance management tools to more than 16,000 human service providers, today announced the launch of its Volunteer Impact Program (VIP), their corporate volunteer program that provides Social Solutions employees with paid time to volunteer in their communities. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Social Solutions Global, Inc., a Baltimore-based software firm providing industry-leading performance...

2014-03-22 08:21:28

Dallas Feed The Children (FTC) announces partnership with web development firm AMG Services. DALLAS, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By Mark Watts Dallas based volunteer organization Dallas Feed The Children (FTC) recently announced a volunteering opportunity parntership with AMG Services, a design and development firm based in downtown Dallas. Dallas Feed The Children organizes volunteer opportunities that place people in volunteer positions with various charity groups...

2014-03-22 00:21:39

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greater Los Angeles-Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) tonight welcomed the decision by ABC Family channel to cancel plans to produce a pilot for a new series called "Alice in Arabia." According to Variety: "Just days after the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) expressed concerns over potential stereotyping in the pilot for ABC Family's 'Alice in Arabia' and requested a...

2014-03-01 23:03:27

NOAHH to Storify Thousands of Volunteer Hours New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Over 1,200 students from high schools and colleges across the United States and Canada will contribute over 26,000 volunteer hours to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) during their spring breaks, leaving their mark upon the city and its fight against poverty housing. Volunteers will help build homes, clear trash from neighborhoods through our Attack the Block (ATB) program, and repair homes...

2014-02-25 08:20:12

More than 49,000 hours of time donated to Canadian charities MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - In keeping with its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities where it operates, UPS once again went beyond solely offering financial support in 2013. Encouraging staff to donate their time and skills to give back to their communities is at the foundation of UPS's corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy and an area it continues to go above and beyond. UPS employees...

2014-01-23 23:01:36

At the World Economic Forum, Key Partners Share “Achievement Roadmap” to Save at Least 2.2 Million At-Risk Children’s Lives in 2015 Davos, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 At an event at the World Economic Forum, key advocates for achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) presented a 700 day Achievement Roadmap to save the needed 2.2 million children’s lives to reach the global child health MDG by the December 31, 2015 deadline. This roadmap is in...

2013-12-16 08:23:32

Americans Volunteered 7.9 Billion Hours in 2012; Gen Xers and Parents Lead the Way WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national study released today by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) shows that millions of Americans make volunteering a priority in their lives. The annual Volunteering and Civic Life in America research shows that volunteering in the U.S. remains stable and strong across...

2013-12-11 12:26:47

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Between the party planning, the feasting and the shopping marathons, the holidays can feel more like an exercise in excess than a season of cheer--and that can take a toll on your mental health. To help you kick off the new year, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, is reminding all of us that the best way to get back to center is to do something good for others....

2013-12-04 16:26:04

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to announce its 2013 Volunteer of the Year, Rebecca Weinshenker. Rebecca is an associate actuary who has been with BCBSIL for more than six years and since then has logged 462 volunteer hours helping others change their lives for the better. Until four years ago, Rebecca had not done much volunteering. But she began helping others as a distraction from studying for actuarial...