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Virtual Volunteer Week: Make a Difference From a Distance

Make a difference from a distance this Virtual Volunteer Week, April 19-23! Join us through one of our highlighted events, or add an opportunity for your own community to get involved.  In keeping with our team’s mission of empowering social good, we regularly collaborate with incredible partner organizations, from volunteer…

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Campus Community Fundraising

Increasing engagement and accountability between students and community organizations through virtual fundraising Students sitting at a table collecting dollars or selling baked goods to benefit a nonprofit is a familiar sight to anyone who’s walked across a college campus (pre COVID-19). Students and campus organizations raising money to benefit community…

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IMPACT Conference: Virtual Tutoring and Building ProActive Communities

Last Friday, a few members of our team attended the virtual IMPACT conference. A year ago around the same time, a few of us were fortunate enough to attend this conference in person in Tucson, AZ, during the final days before the pandemic took hold. Time flies…   In this year’s…

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Turning the Corner Toward Community Health: Vaccine Distribution Initiatives

Last week, in the midst of a pandemic, Texas faced an unprecedented winter storm. Millions were left without power or water; for those who had water, it was often unsanitary. Our own team sought solutions to keep us safe and warm, which we compiled here. We saw local organizations leverage…

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Stay Safe Texas: Resources and Guidelines for the Winter Storm

The past days have been devastating for many communities in our home state of Texas, leading to the declaration of a state of emergency. As of Thursday morning, hundreds of thousands in Texas remained without power in the aftermath of an unprecedented winter storm. Our own team has been significantly…

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving: How Recurring Donations Can Transform Your Organization

This post is part of our Spotlight series, where we spotlight our incredible partners. We are so thrilled that GivePulse has been able to work with these nonprofits, institutions, and corporations! Scott Russomanno runs a small nonprofit powered by volunteers. As the only full-time employee of the organization, he manages…

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9 Tips for Virtual Engagement Success: Learnings from our education and nonprofit partners

In this blog, our first of the new year, we provide a foundation for effective and impactful virtual engagement. Whether you are a program coordinator for a nonprofit, a faculty member for service-learning courses, or a director in community engagement or philanthropy, we hope you will be able to use…

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Hindsight 2020: Community engagement in an impactful year

On December 21, 2020, our team gathered virtually for a holiday celebration and a chance to reflect together on the past year of community engagement. Festivities included a gingerbread house competition (who do you think won?) and of course an anonymous gift exchange. Below are a few of us and…

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Generous Servings: Serving up resources for giving, reflection, and connection

Last Thanksgiving, our team gathered for a Worksgiving to kick off an impactful holiday season. This year, our celebration looks a bit different. With slices of pie in hand, we gathered for a Zoomsgiving, where we enjoyed good food and good company while discussing how we can make our impact…

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Genentech: Investing in Local Mentoring Change, From a Distance

This post is part of our Spotlight series, where we spotlight our incredible partners. We are so thrilled that GivePulse has been able to work with these nonprofits, institutions, and corporations! More than 40 years ago, Genentech founded the biotechnology industry with the invention of genetic engineering. Today, they remain…

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