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Virtual volunteering options for those wishing to help during pandemic

You can search by your interests and by opportunities specific to the pandemic
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Posted at 5:16 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 05:16:25-04

You may not feel comfortable leaving your home to volunteer but really want to help during a time of crisis. There are options to volunteer virtually!

Head to VolunteerMatch.org for virtual volunteer opportunities.

You can search by your interests and by opportunities specific to the pandemic. VolunteerMatch's CEO says they've added hundreds of new opportunities. They have been working with non-profits nationwide transfer their work online.

Greg Baldwin, President and CEO, VolunteerMatch says, "The promise right now of virtual volunteering and the feedback is you know for people who want to make a difference, really want to find a way to give back. It's relief to be be doing something. That can feel constructive, and generous and positive. At a moment when the world needs generosity and giving more than it ever has."

VolunteerMatch's CEO hopes one of the lasting legacies of this moment will be that people see the opportunities to use their talents and skills in ways they may have never considered.

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