Award Winners Revealed During Ceremony at VM Summit 16 on October 25, 2016.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media /-- Last week, VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, recognized eight companies and organizations for their transformational work related to volunteerism and cross-sector collaboration at an awards ceremony.
The awards ceremony took place on October 25, 2016 during VM Summit 16. VM Summit, VolunteerMatch’s annual conference on corporate volunteerism, brings nonprofits and companies together in the same room to elevate the conversation around cross-sector partnerships and volunteerism.
This year's VolunteerMatch Summit brought together corporate, nonprofit, and public sector professionals to discuss how to create impactful partnerships and effectively engage corporate volunteers. Common Impact led an all-conference session that convened these diverse stakeholders around the impact and the challenges of cross-sector collaboration. Using participatory technology, the entire audience engaged in the session by guiding the conversation towards the subjects that interested them most.
OhioHealth doesn’t see itself as a separate entity from its community. With a system of more than 28,000 physicians, associates, and volunteers, they’re an integral component of their community.
I initially heard from Todd Anderson, OhioHealth’s Client Relations Manager at VolunteerMatch, that the company managed to increase volunteer participation rates by over 4,000 hours in just one year. To be specific, they set a goal to track 18,500 volunteer hours in 2016 — a goal which they met and then surpassed by reaching 22,618 volunteer hours.