Jasmine Crowe is the founder and CEO of Goodr, an Atlanta-based company that fights food waste and food insecurity by picking up surplus foods from local restaurants and stores and delivering them to hungry families. Goodr also opened a drive-through grocery store that allows people in need to shop for […]
If you’re a doctor or a nurse looking for how to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, Business Insider has broken down all the ways you can volunteer. You can apply to a staffing agency which gives workers short-term contracts to work at high coronavirus outbreak hospitals. Business Insider previously reported […]
More than 500,000 people are homeless in America, according to a report released in September by the Council of Economic Advisers. In many cases, homelessness stems from a string of unfortunate events. But once someone is without a home, other issues can take hold, including mental and physical illnesses, isolation, […]
Multiple wildfires are raging across northern and southern California. The fires are scorching chunks of land and displacing hundreds of thousands of people as authorities battle high winds and a trend of terrible weather conditions to contain the fires. These are the organisations accepting donations for supplies, meals, and relief […]
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People who volunteer regularly tend to be happier and healthier than people who don’t. Australians are actually pretty good when it comes to helping each other out. The most recent ABS stats show in 2014 there were 5.8 million people in Australia (31 per cent) who had volunteered in the […]
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Just 25.4% of Americans spent time as volunteers in 2013, reported the Bureau of Labour Statistics today. This is less than in any other year in the last decade. “The volunteer rates for both men and women (22.2 per cent and 28.4 per cent, respectively) declined the year ending in […]
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While Hurricane Sandy caused massive devastation throughout the east coast and especially in areas like the Rockaways, in the aftermath, communities have responded in incredible ways.
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[credit provider=”Twitter / @BarackObama”] While any politician, political party, or PAC worth its salt would be more than happy to receive your support in the form of cash or check, monetary gifts aren’t the only donation recognised by the Federal Election Commission (FEC).Fundraiser tickets, loans, office supplies, and even t-shirts […]
[credit provider=”Nicolewilliams.com” url=”http://www.nicolewilliams.com/”] Best-selling author Nicole Williams, LinkedIn’s Connection Director, has a great tip on how to land your next job. Call it “strategic volunteering.”We talked to Williams, who has penned three popular career advice books, about how to volunteer your way into a new gig.
[credit provider=”Image courtesy of Daniel Baylis ” url=”http://www.danielbaylis.ca/gallery/”] Daniel Baylis has never been rich, but the son of two schoolteachers never let that stop him from travelling. Last year, Baylis quit blogging for Montreal’s tourism bureau to see 12 countries on six different continents in one year. He recorded it all on […]
[credit provider=”Image courtesy of Daniel Baylis ” url=”http://www.danielbaylis.ca/gallery/”] In 2008, Daniel Baylis knew he wanted to travel the world, but he would never be able to afford it on his salary without some extreme saving. Click here to see his travel pictures > Baylis had a job blogging for Montreal’s […]
[credit provider=”Robert Johnson — Business Insider”] If you’re searching for a job, here’s one strategy you may have overlooked: Volunteering.Volunteering for a nonprofit organisation in your community isn’t just a way of doing good. It’s also a way to keep your skills up-to-date, expand your network, and possibly even get a paying […]