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The Antidote Is the Change That We Want to Be In This World: Join VolunteerMatch's Upcoming Special Screenings and Community Conversations

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OAKLAND, Calif., October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/– So many of us have been asking this year what will it take to make things sustainably better in this country? The Academy Award-nominated and multi-Emmy Award-winning team of Kahane Cooperman and John Hoffman, respectively, believe they have the answer in their upcoming film, The Antidote. VolunteerMatch is excited and honored to partner with them to help this documentary drive a national conversation about the roles that kindness, decency, compassion, and respect play in a civilized, democratic society.

Successfully Recruit, Engage, and Retain Volunteers During a Pandemic: Learn More & Register Today

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OAKLAND, Calif., October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – COVID-19’s impact on volunteering challenges nonprofits, individuals, and companies to find ways to continue to serve communities in need. VolunteerMatch has spent the last seven months researching across sectors what these challenges are, creating ways to overcome them, and designing a webinar premiering on October 29, 2020 to help us all pivot so that service continues as seamlessly as possible.

Celebrate With VolunteerMatch and VolunteerPro at the Launch Party for Season 2 of Their Time + Talent Podcast: Pivoting Volunteer Management During a Pandemic

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OAKLAND, Calif.,  September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/  Volunteers are the heartbeat of serving people and spaces in need. The pandemic is not only requiring nonprofits to pivot from traditional ways of gathering, assigning, and recognizing volunteers, it is revealing to them beneficially alternative approaches to service that many will keep once COVID-19 is no longer a crisis.

VolunteerMatch Celebrates National Voter Registration Day With Launch of New Election-Related Volunteering Website

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/— VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched a new website designed to make election-related volunteering more accessible. Nonprofits including Turnout Nation, Open Progress, and Civic Works are featured, each of which offer volunteer actions that can be performed virtually via computer, phone, and mail.

Raising Civic-Minded Children to Become Allied Adults as We Remember the Birmingham Bombing

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  “How can I help?” is a question we often utter when those around us are struggling – even suffering – and we’re actually feeling helpless. We want to do something immediately to make all the pain and discomfort go away, for them and for us. Times like these place us in these kinds of moments with memories of tragic violence, current racial unrest, thousands dying needlessly from a poorly managed pandemic – and our children adjusting to all kinds of varied scenarios for the 2020-2021 school year.

Joining With Other Prominent Nonprofits to Spark Service, VolunteerMatch Supports Nationwide Day of Virtual Volunteering to Remember 9/11 on Its 19th Anniversary

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch is the standout technological partner with 9/11 Day as it launches a new digital initiative, “9/11 Day at Home,” to provide meaningful ways for millions of Americans to honor the victims and first responders on September 11, 2001.

Cross-Sector Leaders Urge Senator Coons to Support Local Nonprofits and the Recovery Effort with Amendments to the CORPS Act (S. 3964) to Make Service More Inclusive and Accessible to All Americans

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nonprofit, academic and business leaders have launched a national policy initiative to urge Senator Coons, and the 17 co-sponsors of the $16.6B CORPS Act (S. 3964), to add $350M in nonprofit capacity building and digital infrastructure funding to help communities hard hit by COVID-19 more effectively engage and mobilize all Americans willing to step to support their community and the recovery effort ahead.

VolunteerMatch and Idealist Join Forces to Promote Access to Volunteering in More Communities

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OAKLAND, Calif., June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Idealist, the number one resource for helping people connect to jobs and internships with nonprofit organizations, today announce a partnership enabling Idealist to make tens of thousands of volunteering opportunities from the VolunteerMatch database available to members of its own community through its website and mobile apps.

VolunteerMatch Supports Governor Newsom’s Call to Service, Dedicates Resources to Drive Engagement of Volunteers During COVID-19

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OAKLAND, Calif.,  April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, today announced its support for Governor Gavin Newsom’s #CaliforniansForAll service initiative. The 20+ year-old nonprofit organization, headquartered in Oakland, provides free volunteer recruiting services to over 128,000 nonprofits nationally -- and over 13,000 in California.

Every Website Can Now Be a COVID-19 Volunteering Outpost

VolunteerMatch Connect Mobilizes Volunteers, Support Nonprofit Sector in Response to Unprecedented Levels of Volunteer Cancellations
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VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched VolunteerMatch Connect, a free product that enables everyone to turn their website into a volunteer action hub with a simple copy and paste code snippet. 

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