May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. It’s part of a week long celebration first started in 1984 by the National Parent Teacher Association as a time to recognize outstanding educators.
Over one billion people in 192 countries are expected to participate in the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, making it the largest civic observance in the world. This year, you can continue to help change the world by starting in your own neighborhood! Here are 9 simple ways you can take action with your friends, family, and neighbors on Earth Day or any day of the year to help protect our environment for future generations.
This Valentine’s Day, we want to warm your hearts with some great ideas to celebrate this holiday of love. Believe it or not, they don’t involve a romantic dinner for two, a dozen red roses, or expensive jewelry. It’s something even better! It’s sharing your time, energy, talent, and goodness with others!
A New Year is upon us. As we approach the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and reflect on his message of civic engagement, let us embrace the fact that one person can make a difference. Just imagine what can happen with millions of individual acts of kindness and service. If one of your resolutions is to volunteer more, then the MLK Day of Service, is the perfect day to begin your transformation.
After Thanksgiving, many people stop by their favorite store to take advantage of Black Friday or Small Business Saturday deals, and millions of dollars are spent online on Cyber Monday. But Giving Tuesday, a day where charitable donations take precedence over retail sales, is fast becoming a staple of the holiday spending season.
The United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County in North Carolina, a NobleCause grant recipient, has taken the United Way Pledge to whole new levels by directly working with the community to fill in gaps they witness in their own community. They've demonstrated innovation with their unique commitment to sourcing services from the community they live in and they're having great success with their new programs.
Hurricane Harvey made landfall days ago, but continues to soak Texas and the Gulf Coast. The images are unimaginable and the damage is catastrophic for hundreds of thousands of people. As we watch the recovery and aid efforts from our homes, many of us are moved to help the affected people in some way. If you’re feeling that same pull, here are six ways you can volunteer to help make a difference now and in the coming months.