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Make a Difference Day - Getting Started!

Sep 4 2014

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What is Make a Difference Day?

Make a Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others. Created by USA Weekend Magazine, Make a Difference Day is an annual event that takes place on the fourth Friday and Saturday of every October. (October 24 and 25, 2014)

Who takes part?

Anyone can participate. It might be as... Read Article

How to Prepare for Group Volunteer Projects

Aug 22 2014

Related to: Volunteer Management

With Make a Difference Day and United Ways' workplace campaigns approaching, many corporate groups will be looking for volunteer opportunities.

Here a some tips to help nonprofits offer successful group volunteer projects:

Plan, plan, plan - Do you have a project that is good for group? What tasks does it require? How many volunteers will... Read Article

CNPE Provides Expertise for National Institute of Flamenco

Aug 18 2014

Related to: Volunteer Management

A team of seven volunteers recruited by the United Way of Central New Mexico’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) and the NM Society of CPAs helped rebuild the business infrastructure of the National Institute of Flamenco (NIF) after a fire devastated their offices last December.

“Encore” volunteers helped organize the work to produce an... Read Article

Post Your Make A Difference Day Project

Jul 21 2014

Related to: Volunteer Management

Make a Difference Day is October 24 and 25, 2014.

You can post your projects now.

For more than 20 years, Make a Difference Day has been the guiding force in making an impact and changing the lives of your neighbors and people in cities and communities throughout the United States (and in the World) by millions of folks just like you.

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4 Rules for Engaging Volunteers

Dec 16 2013

Related to: Volunteer Management

Creating meaningful volunteer opportunities is an important way to keep your volunteers coming back for more.  At a recent Center for Nonprofit Excellence volunteer management training, Sarah Newman, Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico; Stephanie Becker, Amy Biehl High School; and Marjori Krebs, UNM Dept. of Ed shared their best practices... Read Article

How to Prepare for Group Volunteer Projects

Oct 14 2013

Related to: Volunteer Management

 
With Make a Difference Day and United Ways' workplace campaigns approaching, many corporate groups will be looking for volunteer opportunities.  Here a some tips to help nonprofits offer successful group volunteer projects:Plan, plan, plan - Do you have a project that is good for group? What tasks does it require? How many... Read Article

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