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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...

2014-04-07 12:27:52

Chevrolet helps drive volunteer recruitment for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Games Colin Mochrie, The Second City add comedic zing with viral volunteer video TORONTO, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Eager to represent your country and community? A sports fan or culture maven? How about a community booster or a student looking to gain invaluable experience? Well, the wait is over! The official online volunteer portal for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games is now live at...

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...

2014-03-16 23:03:09

NOAHH to Storify Thousands of Volunteer Hours New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 16, 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...

2014-03-01 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...

2014-02-17 08:29:13

Social network for volunteers saw significant increases in user base, participating nonprofits and universities, and global usage ITHACA, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GiveGab, the social network for volunteers based in Ithaca, NY, today announced a record-breaking year in 2013. Key performance highlights include: -- Total user base increased 837% -- Participating nonprofits increased 232% -- Increased to 200+ participating Universities -- Global usage across all 6...

2013-12-19 08:27:57

Four deserving organizations chosen by winners of employee contest OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - This holiday season, Siemens Canada is recognizing employees who "walk the talk" when it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility. The company is donating a total of $30,000 to four Canadian non-profit organizations in recognition of the winners of an internal employee contest called the Greatest Community Supporter Contest. Through their inspiring applications, contestants...

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....