Good Deeds Day is an annual celebration of good deeds. All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively change the world. Good Deeds Day will take place March 9, 2014.
Businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison, owner of Arison Group, fuses business and philanthropy to apply social and commercial investments that are foremost moral and conscious. Shari is committed to being a catalyst for bringing about positive change in the world.
Acknowledging Shari’s commitment and continuous activity to create positive change, Shari has been repeatedly ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the world’s most powerful women. She also made the list of the world’s greenest billionaires.
VolunteerMatch is the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, with more than 96,000 participating nonprofits, 160 network partners and 12 million visitors each year. Founded in 1998, VolunteerMatch offers solutions to make it easier for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make a difference. Since its launch, VolunteerMatch has helped nonprofits attract more than $4 billion worth of volunteer services. VolunteerMatch is partnering with Good Deeds Day by providing volunteer placements through their search engine of volunteer opportunities.