Pro Bono and Skills-Based Volunteering

May 02
SreyRam Kuy was barely 2 years old when she was injured during a bombing that took place as her family fled Cambodia during the horrific genocide carried out by the Khmer Rouge regime. Luckily, a volunteer Red Cross surgeon was able to save her life, and SreyRam made it safely to the United States with her family. Inspired by this experience, she pursued a career in medicine and eventually became the first female Cambodian refugee to work as a surgeon in the United States.
Dec 09

Volunteering Hungary is an organization that helps local volunteers find opportunities and the partner organizations that engage them with information, advice and training, to make the best use of their volunteers’ effort. It was 4 years ago when András F. Tóth started to think on a broader scale and discovered a way the corporations could better leverage their volunteers – through the so called pro bono service.

Sep 28

While employees at nonprofits may lack some of the expertise needed to keep operations running smoothly, employees at corporations may feel they lack the time and opportunity to serve their community. In Singapore, one organization seeks to solve these problems and unlock the mutual benefits of working together.

Apr 18

Donald Spano enjoys doing something most of us don’t: taxes. In fact, he likes doing taxes so much he’s devoted 21 years post-retirement to volunteering as an AARP tax preparer. Now a regional coordinator for the service, Donald manages logistics for a team of about 4,000 volunteers who spend the season helping senior citizens complete their tax forms for free.

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