VolunteerMatch Stories of Engagement and Social Change

What does social change look like? it's about communities, and lives, transformed for the better. Here are a few stories about individuals, organizations, and companies within the VolunteerMatch network who are making a difference today. 

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Events, Media & Communications

VolunteerMatch Celebrates 20 Years of Connecting Good People With Good Causes
VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, reached an exciting milestone today: 20 years of connecting good people with good causes. April 25, 2018 marks 20 years since the release of VolunteerMatch 1.0.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Independent Bank: Making Employee Volunteer Incentives Work!
Independent Bank didn’t formalize their volunteer program until mid-2013. Less than five years later, they’re enjoying high employee participation in the program. In this feature, we take a look at how they got here. Hint: one of their secrets to success is incentivizing volunteerism.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Timberland Encourages Its Customers to Use VolunteerMatch to Give Back
Timberland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Path of Service program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.

Innovation & Technology

Eighth-Grader Donates 27,000+ Books to Disadvantaged Children and Families
Books for Bedtime encourages organizations and schools to hold their own book drives to benefit the nonprofit. It also joined VolunteerMatch, which links people willing to donate their time with a cause.

Social Impact & Volunteering

VolunteerMatch’s Site Traffic Hits All-Time High Post-Inauguration
VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, announced today that its website’s traffic increased by as much as 76% in the days following President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017, marking the busiest time in the website’s history.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Pledge To #GiveTime This #GivingTuesday
What comes to mind when you hear the word “give”?

Social Impact & Volunteering

Using Text to Fulfill Your New Year's Resolution
Most resolutions are about self improvement -- get fit, eat well, explore more.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Discovery Family Channel And VolunteerMatch Empower Families To Give Back In Their Local Communities
Discovery Family Channel and VolunteerMatch today announced a partnership to encourage and empower families to give back during the season of giving. Kicking off this November in conjunction with Discovery Family's PROJECT THANK YOU, a call-to-action for families to show appreciation and give thanks, the partnership will provide families with an online resource to explore and discover volunteer opportunities in their local communities.

Education

Sandra’s Story: Volunteer ESL Tutor
Sandra always thought about volunteering. But she also thought she didn’t have the time.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Louise’s Story: Animal Welfare Volunteer
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