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Back to School: How Your Company Can Support NYC Children’s Education

Looking for ways that your company can give back to New York City? Support those who are the future of it! The new school year is just around the corner, and there are so many ways that corporate teams can support the NYC students from challenging backgrounds. Whether it is through exposing students to your career field or enhancing hallways…

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education, Volunteer Experience

Volunteer to Impact Children’s Literacy

Reading Partners is an organization dedicated to ensuring that children are able to read at grade-level, which leads to success in other areas of their lives. With only one-third of U.S. fourth graders being able to read proficiently, the organization recognizes the need to take action through individualized, one-on-one tutoring sessions to set students up for success. In this Q&A,…

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Climate Change, team building activities, Volunteer Experience

Out-of-Office & Eco-Friendly Volunteering in NYC

While New York City is known for being a concrete jungle, the hot summer days are the perfect time to experience its hidden and refreshing greenery. From gardening and cleaning up parks to beautifying overlooked areas, there are so many opportunities for your corporate team to spend time in nature and away from the office this summer – all while…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven engagement, team building activities, Volunteer Experience, Women's Empowerment

Migrant Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace: Q&A with Arielle Kandel

New Women New Yorkers is a Visit.org nonprofit partner that provides professional development and education programs to empower immigrant women in NYC. We recently interviewed NWNY’s founder and CEO, Arielle Kandel, to discuss what drove her to impact women’s lives, and why offering corporate experiences on Visit.org has been an important step for the organization. Arielle’s educational background is law,…

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5 Ways To Celebrate Volunteer Month At Work

April is Volunteer Month — a chance to acknowledge the volunteers who give their time and effort to support causes, and a chance to get involved in various efforts. With the arrival of Spring also comes more opportunities to be out and about, making April the perfect time to roll your sleeves up and contribute to a cause you already…

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A NYC Volunteer Experience: Feeding Homebound Seniors in East Harlem

Taking the 6 train to 110th and Lexington, then walking to 114th and 1st, I reached Union Settlement Jefferson Senior Center in East Harlem.  The 11-minute long walk was one of the most beautiful I’ve had in NYC. In East Harlem, every single corner is decorated with a beautiful mural. The neighborhood itself reminded me that there are parts of…

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