SF Blog - For the Good of the Office

For the Good of the Office

For many of us in the social sector, our offices are the hive from which all the social good emanates. The frenzy of calls and emails directing services to those in needs, the buzzing of meetings where gifts to support the work are decided, and even the interaction amongst colleagues all contribute to the powerhouses…

SF Blog - Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

The holiday season provides a reminder to all of us to appreciate what we have, give to others, and share the joy. We’re frequently asked for suggestions for volunteering over the holidays that require little training, can be done in a day, and are family friendly. Here is a list of a few organizations in…

SF blog - Volunteer Statistics

Statistics on Personal Volunteering

Not only is volunteering increasingly common among younger individuals, but it is also good for our health and wellbeing. Learn more about the current statistics and trends on personal volunteering below.   One out of every four individuals in the United States volunteer. This adds $184 billion to our economy, which averages to approximately $23…

SF blog - Podcasts to Inspire

Podcasts to Inspire

Podcasting is continuing to grow with new ones starting daily and topics ranging from murder mysteries to insomnia friendly bedtime stories (it is called Sleep With Me, and it is an adult insomniac’s best friend). There are also a number of social sector relevant podcasts, including our favorite social impact ones which we featured in…