When Kajal moved to the United States early in 2017, she volunteered with Meridian International. Volunteering allowed her to refresh her existing skills, build new ones, and helped her settle into a new country.
With 16 years of volunteering under his belt, Cameron Beck spends his Saturday afternoons volunteering at Project Open Hand — a nonprofit focused on ending hunger in San Francisco’s most vulnerable communities.
After I decided on an early retirement, I quickly realized I had plenty more to do (and give) — time, energy, and a desire to help others. I searched for volunteer opportunities online and found VolunteerMatch. After completing my profile, I was matched with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Jackson County.
At age 16, Sharon Reasonover was nervous the first time she volunteered. Ever since, she’s spent countless hours at the Ronald McDonald House, where she makes sick kids and their families laugh, hears life-changing stories and continues to grow into the person she’s always wanted to be.
Rajan Taylor Fighting Child Hunger One Voice at a Time
After hearing about his company's, ConAgra Foods'. commitment to take action against child hunger, Rajan Taylor sparked the largest, single-day, citywide food drive in history to benefit the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge: Pro Bono Strategic Consulting for Nonprofits
What can five employees from different divisions at Morgan Stanley do for a nonprofit in two months? They can have a profound impact through the Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge, a program that provides pro bono strategic consulting to select nonprofits.
Growing up in a family with MS, Weyman Johnson feels lucky to be born at the "right time" to get treatment. Today he's on the national board of the National MS Society, helping lead the fight against the disease.
Becoming an overnight celebrity wasn't exactly what Gloria Osoba had in mind when she visited VolunteerMatch.org on March 13. With just one click, she became the 4-millionth person to refer themselves to an opportunity.
As an environmental activist and policy advisor, Nancy Pfeffer is used to fighting for the underdog. As a volunteer, she's putting her skills to use helping underprivileged teens go above and beyond their expectations.
Inspiring others to reach for their potential is no easy task, but middle-schooler Emily Friedman – no stranger to excellence herself – has made it her mission to teach other kids that they can exceed their own expectations.