Volunteer Engagement

Millennial Parents Are Hooked On Coupons!

Remember when the best place to get a good coupon was in the newspaper? Long before the internet gave us access to couponing and discount sites like Groupon, RetailMeNot, and others, the only place you could find a good coupon was in print publications. For decades, the largest circulation day for local newspapers was Thursday. [...]

How to Recruit Millennials to Volunteer

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to a large group of Education Foundation leaders at the National School Foundations Association annual conference. I hosted a session about Millennial Parents and Millennials in the workplace. The goal was to educate the attendees on how to leverage emerging trends to help them secure funding for literacy [...]

“I Don’t Have Time to Volunteer”?

Original blog post on Huffington Post “I just Don’t Have Time.” That is probably the number one reason why a person doesn’t volunteer at their child’s school or in their community. Research shows that 74% of Americans want to volunteer but do not because they say they just don’t have time. Is it that they [...]

Engage Millennial Parents with Video: 10 Tips for Recording Video in Schools

Originally Posted  in Huffington Post July 19, 2016 Millennials, which represent more than half of K-12 parents, teachers, and volunteers, prefer video to any other source to learn and be entertained. Close to half of Millennials (48%) ONLY watch video on their mobile devices. As a blogger, I love this because I have a great opportunity [...]