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Doug Taylor

By Doug Taylor


Creating Impact Through Volunteering – Part 3: A Win for the Business

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In this third blog reflecting on the impact of ten years of United Way’s Corporate Connect team volunteering, we examine the impact for the businesses supporting their employees to volunteer. More

04/01/13

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Doug Taylor

By Doug Taylor


Creating Impact Through Volunteering – Part 2: Employees’ Journey in the Wider Community

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In this series of blogs we share what we’ve learned about the impact of corporate volunteering on three key stakeholders: employees as volunteers, the businesses that supports their employees to volunteer and our partner community organizations. In the final blog I’ll explore how United Way has responded to increase employee and corporate engagement in community to create great community impact. More

03/19/13

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Doug Taylor

By Doug Taylor


Creating Impact Through Volunteering – Part 1: The Corporate Connect Team Volunteering Journey

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United Way has been running our Corporate Connect team volunteering program for ten years. Along the way we’ve learnt a few things that we think are worth sharing. More

03/11/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


November 5 is International Volunteer Managers Day

Volunteers should get lots of thanks and recognition.  They make time, show up and share of themselves all in the name of helping someone else.  Worldwide, volunteers are essential to improving the education, income and health of people in need, protecting the environment, advocating for social change, and more.

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11/05/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


What Would Gandhi Say?

October 2nd is a national holiday in India commemorating the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. It may have another designation soon, as Indian business, government and nonprofit leaders recently signed a petition to President Pranab Mukherjee to establish October 2nd as "National Volunteering Day".  These leaders recognize that India’s future depends on volunteers, whose time, minds and muscles can speed the pace of development in their country of more than one billion people.

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10/01/12

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