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Re: [GetVolunteering] Welcome!

From: Christine
Sent on: Monday, March 1, 2010 11:23 AM
I have volunteered with One Brick. It is a fine organization, and the  
activities are fun and work well with my schedule, as I also work full  
time.

On Mar 1, 2010, at 11:00 AM, Daniel wrote:

>
> Hi Trish,
>
> Actually - that isn't the plan.  There are other groups that  
> specialize
> in organizing volunteer events during weeknights and weekends, for
> example:
> http://www.onebri...­
> http://www.hoba.o...­
>
> This meetup was formed because it is hard to find a group to volunteer
> with during regular business hours - even though there are many more
> people who could be volunteering due to the recession.  And there
> are so many non-profits providing vital services that need help, that
> are faced with a combination of reduced funding (grants, individual
> donations, etc.) and sharp increases in demand for their services.
>
> In part, I hope this group can become a bridge between the non-profits
> who need help during business hours and the people who have time to
> assist them.  I believe we can make such a big difference.
>
> I'm sorry you aren't able to join us - but that might be a good thing!
> However, if you know people who can, it would be wonderful if you  
> could
> let them know about what we are doing.  More people who join mean more
> meetups we can run and more help we can provide.
>
> A broader question to the group: are the description and about pages  
> ok?
> I don't want to be confusing, but at the same time I don't want to  
> dwell
> on the recession.  This is about what we can do.
>
> Regards,
> Daniel.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [address removed]
> [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Trish
> Sent: Monday, March 01,[masked]:48 AM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: RE: [GetVolunteering] Welcome!
>
> Are you going to have any weekend meetups?  I work full time.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [address removed]
> [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Daniel
> Sent: Sunday, February 28,[masked]:16 PM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: [GetVolunteering] Welcome!
>
>
> Hi All,
>
> Just a quick welcome note.
>
> Firstly, thanks for signing up to Get Volunteering.  I'm delighted by
> the response - almost 100 signups in around 5 days.
>
> As I've said in the description, I want this to be an active group  
> that
> holds at least one volunteering meetup during business hours per week.
> I think there's room to hold many more events per week.
>
> But for the moment, we still have 11 spots left for Glide on  
> Wednesday.
> If you can make it, please RSVP.  And if you know other people who  
> might
> be able to come along, please let them know.
>
> More to come.  I look forward to meeting you soon!
>
> Thanks and regards,
> Daniel.
>
>
>
>
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