Volunteer BC Elects New Board of Directors
Richmond – Volunteer BC, the provincial association for promoting the value and impact of volunteerism has elected their new board for 2016 – 2017 at Volunteer BC’s AGM during the Volunteer Futures Conference in Richmond. The new board brings together a unique blend of non-profit and entrepreneurial experience to the organization.
Canada 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge / Canada 150 pour 150 Défi des Bénévoles
Ottawa, December 5, 2016 – Today, on International Volunteer Day, Volunteer Ottawa, Volunteer Canada and Volunteer Centres across the country are launching the Canada 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge - a nation-wide campaign to encourage Canadians to give 150 hours of volunteer time in 2017 in celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary.
Getting ready for GivingTuesday / Préparez-vous en prévision du Mardi je donne
***Le français suit l'anglais***
Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday … now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November 29, 2016.
It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others.