A series of natural disasters recently hit several parts of the Philippines, leaving thousands of people homeless and infrastructures destroyed. Although Hands On Manila didn’t specialize in volunteer management during disaster, it became one of the coordinating hubs after Typhoon Haiyan for people who wished to help either through donations or as relief volunteers. Now Hands On Manila is figuring out how to respond to disasters.
Posted by mmelendez to corporate institute
After years at various jobs, a stint in the military and volunteer experiences all over the country Olivia Zanfardino, like many young people, often asked herself, “What do I want to do with my life?” Zanfardino, now a business student at University of Phoenix, credits Roadtrip Nation for helping her forge her path.
Posted by mmelendez to Woman of Worth
Through the signature Women of Worth program, Points of Light and L’Oréal Paris have partnered to celebrate women making a difference as volunteers. Starting today you can nominate a woman of worth in your own life – or even yourself – through June 25, 2014, for the honor and a chance at $10,000 for more good works.
The Richard family suffered overwhelming personal losses after the Boston Marathon bombings. As part of their effort to heal, the family created the Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation this year. Its broad mission is to spread their son’s message of peace by investing in education, athletics and community.