Dr. Lori Gore-Green | Community Service Blog

Using Technology to Aid Emergency Services

Emergency rooms and 911 call centers have long struggled with problems such as understaffing and numerous unpredictable rush hours of incoming clientele, however, we are finally at an age where technology can now assist communities at large as well as lessen the heavy volumes of traffic when it comes to healthcare and natural disasters.

Get Your Company More Involved With Community Service

Altruism is becoming so mainstream these days that people are using it as a metric when searching for employment since companies that encourage community participation are also known for a more open and friendly work culture, something many people seek in lieu of just a salary. Fortune even compiled a list of the 50 best places to work if you’re interested in giving back to your community. The yearly rankings are further broken down by demographic and/or industry, for those who want a more detailed list. There are many reasons to encourage charity among your employees and encourage a sense of community around a business.


Global Funding for Women Grows

For decades, women have long found themselves behind the eight ball in the world of business due to a variety of reasons. Wage gaps and gender discrimination have kept many promising businesswomen from reaching their true potential.


6 High-Impact Charities

As the disposable income of many Americans continues to rise, giving to charity is reaching all-time highs. But before you write that check, it is important to consider how much of your donation will go directly to the cause you are supporting.


Surprising Volunteer Benefits

Volunteering is great for many reasons—you can aid your community and provide a needed service, possibly something you love doing, and you can do that all at the same time. Plenty of schools even require a certain number of volunteer hours per semester. But besides the obvious, what makes volunteering so worthwhile?