June 4, 2009
Making the Most of a Wave of Volunteers
Americans' interest in volunteering is so high lately that for many nonprofit groups every day feels like Thanksgiving at a soup kitchen. Far more people are offering their time than can be easily accommodated.
As a result, much of this new interest will be squandered unless we change the way government, the business world, and nonprofit organizations think about putting donated labor to work.
One reason for this unprecedented surge is the inspiration offered by government