Education Tops List of Corporate Volunteer Projects

Sommerfeld, Meg
April 1993
Education Week;4/28/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 31, p8
This article presents information on a report issued by the Conference Board and the Points of Light Foundation which states that nearly three-quarters of corporate volunteer programs focus on education, placing it at the top of a list of critical issues targeted by these programs in the U.S. The author of the article states that 74 percent of respondents said their corporate volunteer programs focus on education. Other areas of concern include health, youths in crisis, the environment and the homeless. The report also concluded that many volunteer programs have become a more formal part of their sponsoring firm's strategic goals.


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