Modern consciousness and the critical need to sustain the World brings an expectation on corporations to take responsibility. We hear the term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) bandied about and it feels like a heavy undertaking for most businesses but it really does not have to be. It simply calls for a commitment to make basic changes and embed these into your values, no matter how large or small your company is. Those that are visibly making the commitment see great return for their business and one of easiest changes to make is to support meaningful employee volunteering. This doesn't just mean team days out to paint a fence or dig a garden, it means employees accessing opportunities to share their skills and energies with causes that resonate with their own intrinsic values. Mos...

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Meeting Forward-Thinking Charities

I'm looking forward to meeting forward-thinking Gloucestershire charities at the Tech For Good Programme (https://www.thegrowthhub.biz/workshops/workshops/981) on 6th December at Growth Hub. I'll be talking through the opportunity around Employee Volunteering and getting hands-on with the Vtues pla...

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Liberated to Help! Removing Key Barriers to Volunteering

Vtues has launched to liberate people so they CAN volunteer for causes they care about. We are connecting our first charity and CIC members with socially-conscious businesses and employees. Beginning in the Midlands & South West before reaching the rest of the UK.Over the last few weeks we have ...

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Superdry & Brand in a Box come through

Wow! We are overwhelmed to have received a MASSIVE 90kg donation of food from Superdry and Brand in a Box which will help replenish our Foodshare stores. The donation was so big we couldn't fit it all in the photograph! Huge thanks to Jordan (left) and Luke (right) and the rest of the Superdry and ...

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What is Micro Volunteering?

Giving just a little amount of who you are can make significant and perpetually positive changes to the world and return a lasting sense of satisfaction and reward. Traditional volunteering demands a lot of time and asks for a great deal of ongoing commitment. It’s also very difficult to find...

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New World Micro-Volunteers for Voluntary Organisations:

Charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations... Imagine if you had an on-demand, matched, resource for your every need, to change the World for goodA majority of Charities, Non-Profits and Social Enterprises are entirely cash restricted and depend on external funding for marketing, to ...

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