Training Doesn’t Just Train; It Empowers and Transforms

Nonprofits, participating agencies, Galaxy Digital, and volunteers alike work, often tirelessly, toward a common goal: to shape better, more caring communities. The collective efforts of this network help to make a tangible difference. However, the logistics of managing a volunteer agency can become overwhelming for many who are already short on time and funds. [...]

Engaging Your Agencies: An Introduction

by Addison Van Auken Welcome to Galaxy Digital’s Agency Engagement Series! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be enlisting the wisdom of our nonprofit superstars to offer helpful insight into more effective engagement with your partner agencies. How is This Series Pertinent to You? As a volunteer center that has invested in a Connect [...]

By |2018-03-08T16:34:41+00:00March 8th, 2018|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources, Resources|0 Comments

Episodic Giving and the Rise of the ‘Rage Donation’

In an era when charitable giving is as easy as a few clicks and a submit button, it’s hardly a surprise that nonprofits see their online donations grow year after year. Recurring donations are often automated, which makes it even easier for citizens to continually donate to their favorite causes. Interestingly, however, it seems that [...]

By |2017-09-29T10:38:25+00:00September 29th, 2017|News, Nonprofit Resources, Resources|0 Comments

Using Galaxy Digital’s Connect Sites for Disaster Response

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey touched ground in a rural area of southeast Texas. Over the next four days, parts of Texas received over 40 inches of rain, causing unprecedented flooding and displacing over 30,000 people. Volunteer assistance was needed--and fast. Many volunteer efforts seemed to spring up overnight, with churches, corporations, other organizations, [...]

Incorporating Photovoice Methodolgies Into a Service-Learning Course

Over the past two decades, a new methodology known as photovoice has emerged on the anthropological, documentary, and public-health scenes. More recently, it has been used within the field of service-learning. When a service-learning curriculum is coupled with the photovoice methodology, students can be better engaged with the course material and their volunteer experiences. Using [...]

By |2017-08-29T09:09:09+00:00August 29th, 2017|Campus Resources, Resources|0 Comments