Recent natural disasters (especially those on/close to U.S soil) have presented an important question: when disaster strikes, do we step up to the plate? For many, the answer has been a resounding, heart-felt yes. For others…crickets. Generally speaking, anyone can give
Volunteer coordinators make the world go round. I’ve worked with them, volunteered for them, and I personally know a few. What they do isn’t easy. Finding individuals to engage in a cause, often doing so with minimal resources, is tough.
In the spirit of National Volunteer Week, I hope you have plans to go out and give back somewhere in the next few days. (And if you don’t, no worries. We need volunteers every week of the year.) Volunteering can
The road to giving back is paved with good intentions. Perhaps you’re already an avid volunteer, or maybe you’re trying to figure out how to get involved for the very first time. How can you move forward and where do you
While in middle school, I participated in an education program for inner city youth that taught us the importance of giving back. We learned early on that it wasn’t just a nice thing to do, but rather our civic responsibility.
During my lunch break yesterday, I went to work in a cafe not too far from my office (because that’s what happens to your ‘free’ time when you’re trying to start up a blog). While there, I happened to sit
Hi, I’m Dee. I’m a life hack addict and I work for a nonprofit organization in New York City. If you’ve ever worked in the social sector, you may think ‘‘nice, she’s one of us!’ If you aren’t familiar with