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Mar 02

There are a variety of ways companies support education initiatives across the country, from philanthropic investments and fundraising to employee engagement activities and skills-based volunteering. For 2016 Civic 50 sector leaders KPMG and Freeport-McMoRan, investment in education translates to a firm-wide commitment and strategic business opportunity. 

Mar 01
Posted by Robby Montgomery to HandsOn Network, volunteer management

In the smartphone era, we are constantly searching for innovative ways to automate our lives and creating technological solutions to the world’s most pressing issues. Volunteer Houston, a Points of Light Affiliate is one of many organizations joining this trend.

Feb 23
Posted by Robby Montgomery to Youth Service, generationOn

Ten extraordinary kids and teens from across the country came together for three days in New York City to highlight their work as changemakers, learn how to expand their impact, and inspire other youth to take action. These 10 young people have been recognized as Hasbro Community Action Heroes for their outstanding work in their communities and beyond by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and Hasbro Inc.’s as part of the company's BE FEARLESS BE KIND initiative.

Feb 22

The nonprofit sector spends a lot of time agonizing over organizational strategy and how to meet mission with increased demand and fewer resources. Though volunteers seem like an oversimplified solution to the problem, through strategic volunteer engagement, they can be viable and, oftentimes, necessary assets to nonprofit capacity building.

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