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Give The Best Gift – Giving – On #GivingTuesday

In our latest The Man Way feature on holiday shopping for men, I already mentioned that giving is the best gift.  Well, today is a great day to do just that. After the drain of Black Friday and Cyber Monday (oh and did you catch some calling Thanksgiving Gray Thursday? Isn’t is just Thanksgiving?) we … Continue reading

National Volunteer Week 2012

It’s that time of year again. Time to honor the main purpose of Well-Met – Volunteering. For more than two decades, Points of Light has equipped nonprofit organizations to celebrate National Volunteer Week, providing visibility, thematic focus and resources to enable them to commemorate this signature week of volunteer recognition. National Volunteer Week for 2012 is April 15 – … Continue reading

Badgers’ Wilson Reaches Out To Kids

Today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sunday edition highlights UW basketball player and senior Rob Wilson for his work off the court as much or more so than on it. The full article is here. Wilson has been an intern at a Madison Boys & Girls Club this semester and plans to leave UW with a degree in human … Continue reading

MLB Players Promote High School Volunteering

The Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America are working with high school students across the United States, including Hawaii and Puerto Rico, are working together to inspire and train the next generation of volunteers through a program called Action Team. The two organizations teamed up in 2002 to encourage high school students to get involved in … Continue reading

Milwaukee & Wisconsin In Tops For Volunteerism

Here is some encouraging news: according to a study conducted by the Corporation for National and Community Service, 32% of Milwaukee residents do volunteer work, placing the city as the eighth best city in the nation. The entire state of Wisconsin ranks in the same spot – number 8 . A very encouraging part of the study is … Continue reading

‘Free’-lancing versus Volunteering

I think the best way to get men – or anyone for that matter – to realize and get motivated for volunteer opportunities is to look at it as a form of freelancing – unpaid of course – or Free-lancing. Volunteering is a great way to try or hone skills for something you may be … Continue reading

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