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Volunteers Donate Significantly More Money to Charities than Non-Volunteers
The study found that the average amount of money donated to nonprofits by Americans who have volunteered in the past 12 months is $2,593 annually, more than 10 times the average $230 donated by Americans who have never had a volunteering experience.
Fidelity Investments/VolunteerMatch, December 3, 2009
Minnesota Leads the Nation as the most Civically Active State
Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 2, 2009
Even in a Recession, Minnesota's Volunteer Spirit Blooms
St. Paul Pioneer Press, September 20, 2009
Help Non Profits with Skilled Volunteerism
St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 8, 2009
In Tough Times, Volunteering In America Remains Strong
A new report released by the Corporation for National and Community Service finds that even during a time of prolonged economic recession, volunteering has remained steady, fueled by a compassion boom led by young adults and a wave of do-it-yourself volunteers working with their neighbors to fix problems.
July 27, 2009
Who Wouldn't Want Volunteers?
St. Paul Pioneer Press, July 10, 2009
The New Volunteer Workforce
David Eisner, Robert T. Grimm Jr., Shannon Maynard, & Susannah Washburn
Sanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2009
Congratulations to the Corporate Volunteer Council- Twin Cities for being awarded the National Award for CVC of the Year!
The Independent Sector reports the estimated dollar value of volunteer time is $20.25 per hour for 2008.
The number is released annually by the Independent Sector for the previous year. To learn about Independent Sector's estimated value of a volunteer hour, visit the Independent Sector website
A Report to the Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration and the Volunteer Centers of Minnesota on the Congress of Volunteer Administrator Associations