If you’ve ever struggled with whether to volunteer because you felt like you were giving up an even better opportunity—including supporting a cause such as maintaining a healthy environment—we’re here to tell you that you can do... (Read More)
Regardless of how old you are, you undoubtedly have benefited from the support and encouragement of older Americans throughout your life. Yet for too many older Americans, the sad reality is that aging can result in greater feelings of... (Read More)
We’re so proud to live in Utah! For the 11th year in a row, our state has been named No. 1 for total volunteers, according to the Volunteering and Civic Life in America report published this November.
Fully 43 percent of Utah residents... (Read More)
The next national day of service is an opportunity for all of us to give back to our communities while remembering a Civil Rights icon. The MLK Day of Service, named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will take place Monday, Jan. 16... (Read More)
If you've ever seen a house built by a single person, you're probably witnessing history. The fact is, houses are built by a team. Trying to lay a foundation, construct walks and raise a roof requires a big team of construction workers, developers... (Read More)
Each fall, we initiate a Holiday Pledge Drive that serves an immediate need for many organizations and also provides a means of continued operations throughout the year.
Here’s how it works: When volunteer numbers decline as the holidays... (Read More)
Too often, our world view dictates that nonprofits operate on one side of the universe and businesses operate on the other side. In reality, these two types of organizations often work in partnership to produce outstanding community service.
That... (Read More)
This holiday season represents the perfect opportunity to get your family involved in the spirit of volunteerism. No matter who you are or where you live, someone in need is never too far away.
To plan your group volunteer effort, consider... (Read More)
Every family has a squabble from time to time. But on Nov. 19, we set aside our differences (even those rivalries over whose sports team is better) to participate in National Family Volunteer Day.
This service day reminds us that we are stronger... (Read More)
If you've been putting off volunteering lately, you'll have an opportunity to jump back into community service when Make A Difference Day rolls around on Oct. 22.
The event is celebrating its 25th anniversary, making it even more special. A... (Read More)