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
Events are the double-edged sword of the nonprofit world. For attendees, they can certainly offer an informative & engaging experience. I’ve seen people get inspired by watching a student speak about being in the classroom. I myself have even bawled my eyes out listening
It’s finally spring and for many of us, things in the sector are beginning to slow down. As warm weather settles in and we start leaving the office earlier, it feels like we can FINALLY relax. But this is only
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.