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How to Support Nonprofits Affected By COVID-19

The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every person, every industry, and every organization in myriad ways. For nonprofit organizations, stay-at-home orders, concerns over the virus's spread, and economic fears all add up to a new world of uncertainty.

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Family Volunteering Makes a Big Difference

Many children sleep on a floor or couch or share a bed, often without a pillow or blanket, let alone any sufficient bedding. Especially in the cold winter nights, the need for a comfortable place to sleep to be refreshed to attend school and find joy in play is essential for kids in all communities.

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Choosing a Cause to Donate To in 2020

This year provides another opportunity for you to give back to your community. Are you looking for ways to donate hours or financially this year? Do you have new goals for contributing to families in your community?

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StorageMart Partners with SHP

We are proud to announce a new partnership with StorageMart to provide beds for kids who are sleeping on the floor in our towns. StorageMart saw the need for beds for kids in their cities and through their charitable initiative called Store It Forward, and has stepped up to help SHP provide a solution for the national bed crisis.

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The Effects of Kids Sleeping on the Floor

Did you know that, all across America, kids from needy or struggling families are sleeping on the floor because they don't have a safe, comfortable bed? Today we'll take a closer look at the National Bed Crisis, what it means for kids, and how you can help.

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Upgrade Your Resume with Volunteer Experience

Whether you're entering the workforce for the first time, looking for a new position, or getting back into the swing of things after some time off, you're probably wondering how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. Believe it or not, there's a straightforward answer: add some volunteer experience!

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Why Volunteering Looks Good on College Applications

You probably know that volunteering will look great on your college applications, but do you know why? Read on to find out how doing a good thing for your community can be a good thing for your education, too!

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Tips for First-Time Volunteers

Are you interested in volunteering but aren't sure where to start? Do you wonder which volunteer opportunities are right for you, your schedule, and your community? Worry no more! Today we're here with some tips for first-timers just like you, so you'll be ready to get out there and get started!

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Why Local Volunteering Matters

There are so many volunteer opportunities available these days that it can be challenging to know where to start. After all, you can't help everyone, even though you might want to. The good news, though, is that you don't have to let that stress you out. Finding a local nonprofit that is doing good work in your community is an easy way to get started.

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Help Support SHP This GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday has become more than just a day to give to nonprofits that people believe in. It's become a global movement and one that SHP wants to invite you to be part of.

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