I want to take this Thanksgiving season to highlight the wonderful work of volunteers. Volunteers often work behind the scenes, supporting the frontline work of nonprofit staff in so many ways. Whether they are on the Board, take your ticket at an event, set up tables for a community supper, or help at the food pantry, volunteers are essential to nonprofit organizations.
November is National Family Caregivers Month, and this year’s theme is #CaregiversConnect. According to the Caregiver Action Network, “When caregivers connect — whether it’s for support, to get information, or just to talk to someone who understands what you’re going through — it can help you feel less isolated.”