Now more than ever we’re hearing that people want to stay connected to and support their communities. With the cancellation of non-essential group activities among cities, corporations, schools, etc., volunteer support is dropping by 80% or more for many nonprofits. Virtual volunteering can help fill some of this gap and provide a way for people to make a positive impact from their homes.
Not only is virtual volunteerism a safe and creative way to help, it can also provide a much needed break from a long day of video-calls that so many of us are experiencing in this new environment.
We realize that sometimes it’s hard to know where to start, and that’s why we’ve compiled a list of recommended virtual volunteer opportunities across a variety of skill sets and needs. If you have found additional virtual opportunities, please share them with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add them to …
Empower Others. Those words are not just a catchphrase at Twilio. Instead, they have been the foundation of our core values and products since the very beginning.
Twilions know that unleashing human potential — both within our company and throughout our communities — is key not just to our success, but to the greater good we wish to see in the world.
As we’ve grown as a company and our culture evolved, so has our desire to do our part in creating a better, more just world. We saw this with Twilio's commitment as a company to Pledge 1% of our time, equity and funds to doing good.
And we see it in the personal passions of Twilions. Like Kathryn Shirley in Atlanta, who donates her time to the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Georgia, providing Wishes for children with life-threatening, critical illnesses to enrich their human experience. Or Alex Alleyne …