Evermore nonprofit organizations rely on the commitment of diligent volunteers to function and accomplish aims. But sometimes it’s a challenging task to find, contact, and engage potential contributors, isn’t it so?
Volunteering is more than planting trees, mural work at schools, and cleaning parks & communities. Many nonprofit organizations utilize virtual volunteering space for various purposes. The widespread pandemic increased the virtual volunteering opportunities leading to more changes in volunteering activities. Nonprofit organizations are creating online volunteering opportunities for multiple positions to continue their service to […]
“The great thing about KAY is that every student can join and in turn see how easy it is to make a difference in the lives of others.” Written by: Samantha Harms Across the state of Kansas, 149 schools are participating in an youth movement, where the next generation of midwest Americans are accepting their […]
“It’s made me cry seeing these big men who are ecstatic just to own a dishtowel. It gives them dignity. It’s amazing how a home can do so much.” Written by: Anna Spady, anna.spadydesign.com — June 13, 2014 There was once a homeless man. One day, he found out he had cancer. He needed chemotherapy, […]
“They just want someone to listen, love them and be there for them. It’s something most of them have never had.” Written by: Anna Spady, anna.spadydesign.com “She softly said, ‘I now have no home again.’ Those six little words, ‘I now have no home again,’ will forever echo in my mind.” Those are the words […]
“Spider!” screamed Ryan. A man terrified of spiders is entertaining enough, but the fact that said man was a 6-foot-5-inch blonde giant only amplified the hilarity. Ryan Childress and I were 15 at the time, had known each other for years and were practically family, which became official two years later when his sister married […]
In this week’s service spotlight, Karen Miller of Morning Glory Ministries takes a few minutes to talk about the expanding services provided by one of the longest serving homeless organizations in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Why is Morning Glory Ministries a worthwhile cause for the community of Kansas City? I think being around the volunteers here […]
Tate Williams, field director for the Global Orphan Project, chuckles just enough to create tiny ripples in his cup of coffee. The laughs come from an attempt to articulate his experience of receiving a “clear, direct and urgent call from the Lord” to go to Haiti. It happened in January 2010, right after an earthquake […]