Friday Volunteer News Round Up!

May 18, 2012

Hamilton Stand NCVS PenguinIt’s Friday! Hamilton Stand the Conference Penguin is already enjoying summer weekend weather!  We are busy preparing for our National Conference on Volunteering and Service in June. Hope you’ve registered because sessions are filling up! Check out our last email communication we sent out this week that highlights Conference speakers and sessions. This is an event you don’t want to miss! Look forward to hearing more exciting announcements in the upcoming weeks!! Have a great weekend!

Here are the news this week:

  1. A Billion Plus Change Milestone marker: 100 Companies Across U.S. Pledge to Build Nonprofit Capacity Through Skills-Based Volunteering
  2. Preparing Veterans for Success in Civilian Life– learn about great veterans initiatives.
  3. The Really Truly Transformative Potential of Impact Investing. Don’t know what impact investing is? Here’s a great place to find out.
  4. Commemorating AmeriCorps Week: Expanding Opportunity Through Service. Read a great post republished from the White House blog-
  5. Defining the social purpose of business via Forbes.