April 08, 2020

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New York State Judge Meets Lifesaving Bone Marrow Donor for the First Time

Published: Apr 07, 2020 – 02:03 PM EST

Apr. 07 /CSRwire/ - This emotional moment has been two years in the making and finally took place Saturday, July 21, when leukemia survivor Paul Feinman and 39-year-old, Anna Moritz, the woman who saved his life, were united in person for the first...

United Airlines Partners With New York City to Fly Medical Volunteers to Help in COVID-19 Fight

Published: Apr 07, 2020 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 07 /CSRwire/ - United Airlines is partnering with New York City to provide free round-trip flights for medical volunteers who want to help in the frontline fight against the COVID-19 crisis. The airline is working closely with the Mayor's Fund...

[WEBINAR] Reimagining Volunteering: Creative Ways to Do Good in a Time of Crisis

Published: Apr 07, 2020 – 08:20 AM EST

Apr. 07 /CSRwire/ - As we cope with a global pandemic, volunteering is going to have to look a little different. Join us for our webinar, Reimagining Volunteering: Creative Ways to Do Good in a Time of Crisis to hear from Accenture Canada,...

A Hero’s Story: How a Student Saved a Life with a Simple Swab

Published: Apr 03, 2020 – 11:07 AM EST

Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - For high school students, junior year can be one of the most important and informative of their high school experience. They are taking their SATs, beginning to take electives, and generally preparing themselves for life in a world outside...

It's April - and That Means It's Keep America Beautiful Month

Published: Apr 02, 2020 – 05:06 PM EST

Apr. 02 /CSRwire/ - As communities across the country practice social distancing, there are still ways to join the nation's leading community improvement nonprofit organization and make an impact in your community - virtually. Here are 10 ways to #DoBeautifulThings while keeping yourself...

Grant Program and Webinars for Volunteers Fighting COVID-19

Published: Apr 02, 2020 – 11:38 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Apr. 02 /CSRwire/ - In response to the outbreak, the International Association of Volunteer Effort (IAVE) has launched the IAVE COVID-19 Response Fund to support volunteer-led preparedness, containment, response and recovery activities. This Fund will help ensure volunteering organizations have resources to...

Every Website Can Now Be a COVID-19 Volunteering Outpost

Published: Apr 02, 2020 – 10:18 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Apr. 02 /CSRwire/ - 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. "From research we...

Bayer Employees Volunteer to Conduct SARS-CoV-2 Tests in Newly Established Berlin Laboratory

Published: Apr 01, 2020 – 04:13 PM EST

Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - Our newly established testing laboratory in Berlin which supports the fight against the Corona virus is already running: In the lab, our employees - more than 140 have volunteered - are able to conduct up to 1,000 additional SARS-CoV-2...

Common Impact Announces Four New Board Members as Organization Expands Its National Presence and Models

Published: Apr 01, 2020 – 03:03 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader for corporate skills-based volunteerism, has announced the appointment of four new executives to its Board of Directors. The selection of Janelle Woods-McNish, Anne Ames, Rachel Hutchisson and Lauren Banks represent an...

Donating Was a “No Brainer” For Me

Published: Apr 01, 2020 – 02:04 PM EST

Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - I remember working as a law librarian at Saint Louis University when I saw a notice in the faculty/staff newsletter that there was a bone marrow donor drive happening. I walked across campus and got swabbed! Though I don't...



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