Tag: Volunteering

​How a small Iowa city became a legendary music hotspot

The Surf Ballroom & Museum is a historic rock and roll landmark in Iowa that showcases history while also promoting the future of music.

Student success comes with lasting relationships

The Norwalk Mentor Program trains adult volunteers and matches them with Norwalk Public School students who need more support.

​How barbecue became a lifesaver

Providing barbecue meals for displaced residents and emergency personnel is one small way to temporarily soothe the harsh realities of immense recovery efforts.

Employees become rescuers after 3-day-old puppies are found outside NAPA store

An ordinary work day turns into a life-saving adventure as employees spring into action to help the tiny, hungry pups.

My transition was easy, finding meaning after service was not

For one veteran, surrounding herself with civic-minded people brought her more fulfillment than corporate life ever could.

Fighting hunger, one tree at a time

The Eugene Area Gleaners were established when the founders were faced with their own food insecurity and saw others in their community struggling to f

How to use Instagram to spread your nonprofit’s mission

While traditional methods of volunteer recruitment and fundraising are effective, technology allows nonprofits to find new ways to attract supporters.

Why volunteering is so important at the end of the year

For volunteer Crisis Counselors (CCs), the holidays are an extra special time to support people in pain.​