Help volunteers tackle community problems

by Partners of the Americas

Summary

New Heights is a revolutionary program that directs volunteers to where help is needed most. Your help enables more children to read, more battered women to find shelter and more ill to find comfort.
$9,485
total raised
116
donors
0
monthly donors
10
years active

Challenge

Communities across Latin America and the Caribbean have critical needs. They have tremendous assets in the citizens who want to help their own communities but lack the tools to promote opportunities to get involved. New Heights is a unique program that enables community organizations tackling issues such as child health, poverty and gang violence, to reach potential volunteers eager to make a difference. New Heights bridges the gap between enthusiastic volunteers and those most in need of help.

Solution

New Heights projects are as varied as the communities it serves. Depending on local needs, volunteers work in areas such as health, education, environment, human rights, conflict resolution, civic participation and cultural understanding.

Long-Term Impact

Because New Heights matches citizens with local nonprofits, volunteers see the impact of their efforts firsthand,further investing them into finding longterm solutions to their communities’ problems and promoting volunteerism and civic participation.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.partners.net
Partners of the Americas: New Heights in Volunteer
Volunteer2
Partners of the Americas: Our Partnerships
MyVolunteerPage.com

Organization Information

Partners of the Americas

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.partners.net
Partners of the Americas
Project Leader:
Matthew Clausen
Vice President, Partnership Development
Washington, DC United States

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