Youth volunteering and engagement is on the rise. The number of youth who volunteer has grown from 13 percent of the population to 22 percent of the population since Points of Light was founded. In fact, Neil Bush’s daughter, Lauren Bush started FEED in 2007 where she sells simplistic burlap bags with the proceeds going to help feed children through the United Nations World Food Program. Continue reading
Thought your small or midmarket business didn’t have the resources to make an impact on nonprofits through skills-based volunteering?
Join A Billion + Change for a free webinar which will address the unique role that small businesses can play in the pro bono movement, and how they can leverage their skills and talents to make a big impact on nonprofits in our communities. While the pro bono movement is sweeping the nation and America’s favorite brands are pledging billions to help build nonprofit capacity, small businesses have a critical role to play in leading a collective effort to move the needle on community priorities around the world. Continue reading