http://www.vagardenweek.org/main/about-us VA Garden Week The Garden Club of Virginia operates as a non-profit organization comprised of 47 member clubs and 3,400 volunteers. Proceeds from Historic Garden Week go toward the restoration and preservation of Virginia's historic public gardens. Since the first statewide tour in 1929, over $17 million has been contributed to this worthwhile cause.
Global Gap is an innovative volunteer program offered by leading international volunteer organization, Projects Abroad. Over a period of 27 weeks, Global Gap volunteers travel to 5 destinations on 3 continents to take part in 12 different and worthwhile service opportunities.
The United Way of Greater Cincinnati is not-for-profit organization committed to raising funds to support human service programs that address community critical issues. Volunteer opportunities are available for high school students, young professionals, companies, and retirees.
ARC works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities. We help people survive conflict and crisis and rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ARC is committed to the delivery of programs that ensure measurable quality and lasting impact for the people we serve.
Philanthropic travel, on the other hand, usually means that a philanthropist, considering a substantial philanthropic gift, visits the possible recipient. The purpose of the trip can be research, to get to know the recipient better, to establish an ongoing relationship, or to reassure oneself that the gift is really worthwhile. The philanthropist is not volunteering his/her service, but establishing trust for himself and the recipient organization so that a donation can be made.
Volunteer What better time than now to give something back for all you’ve received? Lend a hand at a soup kitchen, tutor a child, or assist an elderly neighbor—there are a number of worthwhile organizations that could use your help. Here’s a secret that volunteers know: when you help others, you get more than you give.