President creates task force to expand national service opportunities
President Obama honors President George H.W. Bush for a lifetime of public service and volunteerism and announces creation of a national service task force charged with creating public-private partnerships to expand volunteer opportunities.
PJ seeks honorees for National Volunteer Week
Philanthropy Journal launches a national contest to recognize outstanding volunteers whose service to nonprofits makes it possible for good works to occur in local communities. Nominations in three categories will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, March 29, and honorees will be announced in the April 15 edition to encourage local recognition activities during the observance of National Volunteer Week (April 21-27).
A Soundtrack for Service
Throughout history, songs have inspired generations to act and defined social movements. To continue on the trend of top ten lists, read on for the beginnings of a soundtrack for service.
Byte-size volunteering on the rise
The proliferation of modern technologies, coupled with the skills and talents of volunteers, means nonprofits now have a variety of new options for getting the help they need.