America’s Charities Poised to Raise $1 Billion for Worthy Causes by 2026
WASHINGTON, November 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Board of Directors of America’s Charities, which inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about, today announced James E. Starr as the nonprofit’s new president and CEO. Jim previously served as America’s Charities’ Interim CEO.
By Kimberly Young, Vice President of Business Development, America's Charities
It’s September. Yikes!
Summer vacations are ended. Kids are back in school. The Fall giving season is ramping up. CSR and employee engagement leaders are prepped to inspire their employees to give back to their communities. Bins are going out as we speak to collect school supplies, food, and pretty soon holiday gifts, before the year ends.
The promise of pro bono is that skilled volunteers can lend their expertise to nonprofits thus reducing barriers to effectiveness. The problem is that accepting a pro bono volunteer is not necessarily easy for a nonprofit nor cost free. According to a survey of more than 1,400 nonprofits, the major challenge of engaging in a pro bono project is the time the project consumes for an already overworked staff.
No one should face cancer alone. Through collaborative programs and direct support services that fill critical financial, emotional, physical and practical gaps in care, LIVESTRONG works every day to help cancer survivors and their families through and beyond their cancer diagnosis.
In this post from our Shape the Future Blog Series, LIVESTRONG shares how their work is empowering the cancer community.