TITLE

How To Measure the Direct Impact of Volunteer Service: What Money Cannot Buy

AUTHOR(S)
Mook, Laurie
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
E-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteerism Commu;Jul2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a case study conducted by researchers Debbie Haski-Leventhal, Lesley Hustinx and Femida Handy that measures the impact of volunteering at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH). PRMH runs 2 houses in Philadelphia and serves 63 families every night and funded by individual and corporate donors and the Ronald McDonald House Charities. The study suggests that different types of volunteers have different motivations and may require different volunteer management styles.
ACCESSION #
87592666

 

Related Articles

  • Staying human. BACK, BRIAN // Sustainable Industries;Nov2009, Issue 81, p8 

    The author reflects on the joy and inspiration of volunteer work, describing his experience with the Ronald McDonald House for seriously ill children in Seattle, Washington. He acknowledges similar efforts by many team members and other businesses who volunteer time and effort in their...

  • 10 Places You Should Visit. Graf, Christine // Faces;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p36 

    The article presents several places that offer individual a chance in making a difference in the world. These include Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc., Food Bank/Food Pantry, and animal shelters. The Ronald McDonald House provides homes for families while their seriously ill children...

  • Industry Association News.  // ICS: Cleaning Specialist;Jul2012, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p46 

    This section offers news briefs from the carpet cleaning industry. CRCII announced that it is presenting webinars to all carpet cleaning companies in Illinois. The Cleaning and Restoration Association (CRA) announced that new members can still register for the second half of 2012 at half the...

  • Ronald McDonald House raises renovations funds.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/29/96, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p48 

    Reports that the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, New York received strong support during its tenth anniversary renovation fund-raising campaign.

  • Ronald's new house. Raisfeld, Robin; Smith, Chris // New York;12/7/92, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p30 

    Offers a look at the new Ronald McDonald House opening on 405 East 73rd Street. A safe haven for kids stricken with cancer and their families to stay during treatment; $24-million project; Who helped; What the hopes are for the house; Details.

  • Bring me the head of McDonald. Dubner, Stephen J.; Davis, Ruth G. // New York;1/3/94, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p22 

    Reports on the constant beheading of the Ronald McDonald statue of the McDonald's on 39th Street and Second Avenue in New York. Reactions of franchise owner Forrest Smith.

  • Ronald McDonald House celebrates tenth anniversary.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/04/96, Vol. 43 Issue 45, p54 

    Reports on the highlights of Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, New York State's celebration of its tenth year anniversary and completion of its first major renovation and expansion.

  • Comfort zone. Radulski, John P. // Hospitality Design;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p48 

    Presents the Ronald McDonald House in New York, a `home away from home' for families of youngsters receiving outpatient cancer treatment in distant cities. Designer of the building; Information about the interior design of the facility created by interior designer Margaret McMahon; Description...

  • Quilt by association.  // Architectural Digest;Mar1997, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p194 

    Celebrates the renovation of the garden room of the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, New York. The scaled-down Victorian houses designed by William Diamond and Anthony Baratta; The quilts made by the Long Island Quilters Association; Contact information.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics