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3 Ways Volunteering For The Special Olympics Changed My Life

The Olympics have always had a special place in my heart. Going back to when I was a little kid, I would fill my house with VHS tapes that would record competitions on multiple television sets. 135 more words

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Hutchinson Meals on Wheels finally switching containers, making volunteering easier

The same heavy, insulated meal trays Hutchinson Meals on Wheels has been using since 1973 are finally being switched out for new, recyclable meal trays starting next month. 136 more words

FIVE Reasons Why Your Employees Should Volunteer!

by Alison Cundiff
Corporate Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Reports and analysis support what the common sense of good managers have known for years: an engaged workforce is essential to a company’s… 436 more words

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Should the Government Mandate Corporate Volunteering?

You may not have heard, but there’s a controversy brewing across the pond, as the re-elected Conservative UK government has mandated that all companies must provide at least 3 days of paid time off (PTO) to their employees to volunteer. 82 more words

Barclays' Team Challenge

When a small garden signs up to host corporate volunteers, it’s a skills lottery.  Someone who looks after huge amounts of money cannot necessarily distinguish a dandelion from a dahlia or knock in a nail.   155 more words

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Today’s stories

A feline helping paw; Gerard girls learn through volunteering with shelter cats

A group of girls is making a big difference to the cats at the Mower County Humane Society, but the animals aren’t leaving their caretakers empty-handed. 153 more words

The road to hell is paved with...

My friend, Amanda Uhle, shared this punch-in-the-gut story from the Boston Globe. Corporate and nonprofit leaders alike need to read it.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/03/24/unwanted-volunteers/SNJQGGMQUUcIhYFh6M6k4M/story.html

I’m going to share a story with you now that I’ve never shared before on a public forum. 1,282 more words

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