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Volunteer Opportunity: Feed My Starving Children

Holiday meal packing shifts are now open for registration at Feed My Starving Children! Bring your work team or your family and in two hours you can make a difference! Meal packing shifts are available Monday-Saturday from 9am-8pm at Coon Rapids, Chanhassen or Eagan. More info at www.fmsc.org.

Volunteer Opportunities September 2022

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Take 5: Five Reasons to join CVC-TC

Take 5: Five Reasons to join CVC-TC

We’re starting a new blog series where we’ll be sharing some quick tips and takeaways in a quick, easy to read format. To kick off the blog series, we’re sharing five reasons to become a CVC-TC member.

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Volunteer Opportunities August 2022

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Connected for Change - Marketing Day Nonprofit Recruitment

Connected for Change - Marketing Day Nonprofit Recruitment

HandsOn Twin Cities Connected for Change series brings together a community of collaborators to build capacity for nonprofits through a one-day event focused on a specific functional area. Our upcoming Connected for Change Day is Marketing Day. Marketing Day is an opportunity for you to get expert advice on marketing related challenges from pro bono consultants. As you know, many nonprofits are unable to staff roles in all foundational functional areas and greatly benefit from being able to consult with trained professionals. To see past projects covered and the impact from our last Connected for Change Marketing Day, view our impact report here. Some common projects include – Social Media Strategy, Tagline Development, Brand identity work, company mission statement creation etc.

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Lead Volunteer Opportunities: 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

Lead Volunteer Opportunities: 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

HandsOn Twin Cities is looking for a group of motivated, service-oriented volunteers to help orchestrate a large-scale hunger relief event on Monday, 9/12/22. This important event is one of many signature 9/11 Day-supported projects being held in observance of the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Other event locations include New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, St. Louis, San Francisco, and others.

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Save the Date: July 21, 2022

CVC-TC presents: ERGs and Volunteerism: Practicalities and Possibilities

Date: Thursday July 21, 2022

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Action Day 2022

It's time to jump into action! Greater Twin Cities United Way is bringing together community changemakers for our annual Action Day initiative to provide backpacks full of school supplies for 50,000 local students! 

Each year, more than 100,000 greater Twin Cities students return to school without essential school supplies to support their work in the classroom.

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2022 CVC-TC Annual Celebration Photos and Survey

Thank you to everyone who had the opportunity to join us at the 2022 Annual Celebration!

We hope you enjoyed every moment of the event in being able to network, visit the volunteer fair organizations, and be inspired by our presentation and special guest, Justice Alan Page.

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Member Highlight: Comcast

Member Highlight: Comcast

Comcast is grateful to our military community for its dedication to our country. We also recognize their family members who also contribute so much to our country and to our company. Here in the Twin Cities Region, nearly 200 Comcasters demonstrated appreciation by gifting 35 new bikes to local area military kids.

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CVC-TC Virtual Chat: June 22, 2022

Join us for a Virtual Chat!

Register today for the next CVC Chat happening on Wednesday, June 22, from 8:30-9:30 AM.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Three Activities

This month, we're highlighting three volunteer opportunities: gardening for Living Well Disability Services, special event volunteers and Meals on Wheels volunteers for Wilder.

 

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CVC-TC Business Update

During the February 24, 2022, Annual Meeting of the Corporate Volunteerism Council – Twin Cities, members were presented with a proposal to approve 3 items.

Attendee and non-attendee members were emailed to also have the opportunity to vote via an online survey. The motions were accepted, seconded, and approved by the necessary quorum which was recorded and reported by Jennifer Carlson, Association Manager, CVC-TC.

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May Program: Principles and Power of Pro Bono Volunteerism

CVC-TC Program: Principles and Power of Pro Bono Volunteerism

In this session, Tracy Nielsen and Joy Altmann from HandsOn Twin Cities will share the power of pro bono volunteerism and the impact that it can make for companies, nonprofits, and individual volunteers.

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2022 CVC-TC Annual Celebration

2022 CVC-TC Annual Celebration

Join us for the CVC-TC annual celebration event on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 1pm – 4:00pm at Edinburgh USA in Brooklyn Park. We are excited to finally come together and enjoy some appetizers, desserts, and network with one another.

Justice Alan C. Page will be making an appearance to say hello and take pictures.

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CVC Member Pulse Survey Results

Thank you to the 11 Corporate Members and 6 Associate Members who completed our recent survey. If you have ideas for survey questions for either corporate or associate members, please submit them to [email protected].

Corporate Results

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Save the Date: 2022 CVC-TC Annual Celebration

Mark your calendars for the CVC-TC Annual Celebration event on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 1pm to 4:00pm at Edinburgh USA in Brooklyn Park.

We are excited to finally come together and enjoy some appetizers, desserts, and network with one another.

Justice Alan C. Page will be making an appearance to say hello and take pictures. In addition, you can learn more about his Page Foundation and from CVC-TC Associate Member Organizations at the volunteer fair!

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21 Polar Plunge Jumpers Support Special Olympics Minnesota

Twenty one ECMC Group volunteers braved the cold water to support Special Olympics Minnesota through the Polar Plunge!

Each year, the Polar Plunge challenges thousands of brave jumpers at numerous locations around Minnesota to jump into a lake during the winter months. All funds raised go toward programming and events for more than 8,200 athletes statewide.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Second Harvest Heartland

Second Harvest Heartland is experiencing a large shortage of volunteers putting us behind on food repacking and impacting delivery of high demand produce and other food items to our neighbors experiencing food insecurity.

We offer shifts Mondays-Saturdays morning through evening from 4-40 spots.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Hammer Residences

Hammer Residences has created a new volunteer program called “Cooks in the Kitchen”. We are inviting small groups of 4 to 6 volunteers to cook two recipes at a time in our Central Office kitchen in Wayzata, MN.

These two meals are then distributed to four of our homes which are often short staffed. Having prepared meals available allow the staff at the homes more time to focus on the personal care and needs of the individuals living there. Recipes, groceries, and supplies are all provided. Hammer Central Office employees piloted the program by testing out the recipes. The homes just loved the meals!

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