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LinkedIn's Volunteer Marketplace: Half the Battle

Rachael Chong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

"Everybody can be great because anybody can serve... You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. And you can be that servant." -- M...

7 CSR and Employee Engagement Conferences You Need to Attend This Year

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Robert J. Rosenthal

If you go to a lot of corporate social responsibility and cause marketing conferences each year, the beginning of the year only means one thing: The budget is set and it's time to get to work! Here's our list of the events that we think are worth attending in terms of investment, impact, networking and fun.

10 Apps That Support Charity

Dylan Nord | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact
Dylan Nord

Last week, Google launched a new app that makes discovering and supporting charity fun and easy. The One Today app highlights a new charity every day and gives its users the choice to support that charity by making a $1 donation.

For Volunteer Month: How Today's Busy Professional Can Give Back

Kate Schrauth | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Kate Schrauth

What does it mean to volunteer "virtually"? You can choose an organization you want to support and fulfill that commitment from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Expand Valentine's Day Love for One Into Compassion for Many

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Debbie Gisonni

At this time of year, there's a lot of talk about love, and love is truly a wonderful thing to give and receive, but you can make it even bigger, bett...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: A Day of Service and the President's Inauguration

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Let's make this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day the most successful national service day yet. Here are five ideas to use if you or someone you know has an excuse for not participating.

14 Unexpected Ways to Volunteer for Thanksgiving

Amy Neumann | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Amy Neumann

Whatever you do to give back for Thanksgiving and the holiday season, it will warm the heart of anyone you help, and also your own.

LinkedIn's New Board Connect: A Fresh Tack to an Old Problem for Nonprofits

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.18.2012 | Technology
Robert J. Rosenthal

For those of us who work in technology for social good, LinkedIn Board Connect also represents one more thing: a rich opportunity to see how the "reverse match" concept of volunteer engagement can play out in a community that's already at scale.

Social Good Stars: LinkedIn's Meg Garlinghouse

Amy Neumann | Posted 03.25.2012 | Impact
Amy Neumann

This is the fifth installment of the Impact series, #SocialGoodStars. The people highlighted here are passionate, dedicated philanthropists, strengths...

Craigslist Foundation Winds Up Its Good Work... And Demonstrates the Meaning of Community

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Impact
Robert J. Rosenthal

So yes, hats off to Craigslist Foundation for 10 great years of making a difference. But credit too, to the staff and board for recognizing the strengths of other organizations that were doing good work too.

Creative Sites For Giving, Volunteering In 2012

Amy Neumann | Posted 02.29.2012 | Impact
Amy Neumann

"No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted." ~ Aesop A question often asked: "What are some helpful sites for helping online?" There are s...

Gen-Xers Are Propping Up U.S. Volunteering Rates

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact
Robert J. Rosenthal

We often hear how Millennials are the most conscious consumers and that Boomers transition from careers to civic engagement. But according to a new federal report on volunteer trends, the oft-overlooked Gen Xers are becoming an important factor in social good efforts.

VolunteerMatch Challenges Colbert To An Ice Cream Taste-off

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Not satisfied with having its own Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor, VolunteerMatch has challenged Stephen Colbert to a personalized ice cream taste off....

MLK2010: Harnessing the Heritage of Haiti

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

At a time when our own deficit is soaring and the US faces innumerable challenges, we must unlock our creative capacities and cast new lines to help Haiti.