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Let's Volunteer Together
"Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year. But when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in." Take this pledge to serve, to help someone in need and to move forward by giving back.
Argentina’s Youth Create Tech Solutions to Community Needs
By encouraging students to develop innovative solutions to everyday problems, GE is helping Argentinian youth build valuable research and critical problem-solving skills they can apply to future careers in business and technology.
Harnessing the Power of People
We envision a world in which more people use their time, talent and resources to change lives. With our global network of entrepreneurial volunteer organizations, we develop citizen leaders and offer pathways to service.
Veterans’ Civic Engagement Strengthens Communities Nationwide
Veterans find that volunteer service gives them renewed purpose as they transition back to civilian life. "All of us have this sense of wanting to be part of something bigger than ourselves."

Stories of Change

Three Chicago Doctors Risked Their Lives to S...

A Syrian child was asked to draw a picture of what his life in Aleppo looked like. If you...

Power of Pro Bono Collaboration Helps NGOs in...

Volunteering Hungary is an organization that helps local volunteers find opportunities...

Using Employees’ Skills, Toyota Financial Ser...

Giving back: it’s an action that can be carried out in countless ways. For some, giving...

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We can find meaning and reward by serving some higher purpose than ourselves, a shining purpose, the illumination of a Thousand Points of Light…We all have something to give."

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