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Persistence and Planning Pay off for Inclusive Wisconsin Playground

Persistence and Planning Pay off for Inclusive Wisconsin Playground

Building an all-inclusive playground in Franklin, Wisconsin, was a journey for Kayla’s Krew. When 8-year-old Kayla Runte succumbed to complications from cerebral palsy in 2012, friends and family decided to launch the charity and build a playground she could have enjoyed as a tribute to her life....


50 Low-Cost Volunteer Appreciation Gifts and Ideas

50 Low-Cost Volunteer Appreciation Gifts and Ideas

Volunteers do spectacular work in our communities every day, and even a small gesture of appreciation goes a long way. Give your volunteers a little love this year with these 50 low-cost ideas. PDA (Public Displays of “Appreciation”) Showcase your volunteers as a great example to others....


50 Tips for Organizing Volunteers

50 Tips for Organizing Volunteers

Whether you are a nonprofit director, a PTO president or a team leader at work planning a community service project, you will be charged with recruiting, organizing and recognizing volunteers....


22 Top Tips to Increase Volunteer Support and Retention

22 Top Tips to Increase Volunteer Support and Retention

The value of volunteer service in the US was worth an estimated $173 billion in 2013 and grows each year! (SOURCE) Ensure you’re making the most of this amazing resource by putting these tips to good use....


50 Kid Friendly Volunteering Ideas

50 Kid Friendly Volunteering Ideas

We all know it’s important to get involved with our communities, and especially to teach children the value of volunteering at a young age. Introduce the concept of giving back to your little ones with one or more of these 50 kid friendly volunteering ideas!


20 Creative Ways to Thank Your Volunteers

20 Creative Ways to Thank Your Volunteers

When people volunteer, they do so knowing they are taking on tasks without tangible rewards. However, organizations that take the time to thank volunteers know that the return on that thanks is tenfold. Here are a few out-of-the-box ideas to give those all-important volunteers a little celebrity status....



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SignUpGenius Wins Trophies for Web Development, Video and Blog
Cue the light-bulb shaped balloons! We’re celebrating recent awards for web development/design, video and, yes, even this blog.  Our team truly believes the most rewarding thing is helping you organize events and volunteers successfully, but sometimes it’s nice to know we’re on the right track....

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