Volunteerism

5 Ways to Encourage Employee Volunteerism

For many workplaces, the importance of employee engagement and volunteerism has become more apparent, not only in showcasing a company’s values but also in impacting workplace morale. In their 2017 Volunteer Impact Survey, Deloitte found that 77% of employees believe company-sponsored volunteer activities are essential to employee well-being, and 74% believe volunteerism provides an improved…

‘Dive Into Reading’ returns for third big year and beckons volunteers

By Vin Mannix Columnist  School’s out soon, but kids in our community will need extra help in a fundamental area and you can be part of a wonderful endeavor. Volunteer for “Dive Into Reading,” the nationally recognized summer reading program hosted by the Anna Maria Oyster Bar in partnership with the Manatee School District, the Suncoast…

United Way Suncoast Welcomes Three New Board Members To Manatee Area Board

United Way Suncoast is pleased to welcome three new board members to the Manatee Area Board for the 2019 term. Cheri Coryea, Acting County Administrator, Manatee County Government Karen Droz, SVP, Senior Development Consultant, 5/3 Bank Cynthia Saunders, Superintendent, School District of Manatee County Board members are heavily involved the development and execution of United…

Volunteer Spotlight: Paige Erwin

Paige Erwin is known as a sheer force of light and positivity, who exercises her passion for giving back as a volunteer leader for United Way HandsOn Suncoast. Paige has a special connection to United Way Suncoast, having spent a year as an Americorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member working with the ReadingPals…

Thank You For Making Joy of Giving a Success

Thank you to everyone who volunteered with United Way Suncoast at the 9th annual Joy of Giving!  With your support at the event, over 15,000 children received a gift, which may have been the only gift that they received during the holidays.  Families also had access to learn about free services in the community along…

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