NC GreenPower

Featured Volunteer – Erin B.

NC GreenPower is incredibly grateful for our volunteers! Our “Featured Volunteer” series will recognize some of our do-gooders for their dedication and service.   Erin is an NC GreenPower volunteer from Charleston, SC who moved to Raleigh 3 years ago. Erin has been volunteering for NC GreenPower since October 2016. She is a stay-at-home mom of a 7-year-old boy, and owns an Etsy shop where she makes custom graphic art prints for home decor and kids/nursery walls. She found out about us when she took her son to the UNC Science Expo in Chapel Hill 2 years ago and stopped by our outreach table. Now she staffs the outreach table at various events around the Triangle herself. Erin loves nature …[ MORE ]

Posted in Volunteer on May 18, 2018

Featured Volunteer – Noah A.

NC GreenPower is incredibly grateful for our volunteers! Our “Featured Volunteer” series will recognize some of our do-gooders for their dedication and service. Noah is an NC GreenPower volunteer from Raleigh, NC. He first staffed an event for us at the EV Electric Drive Celebration in September 2017. Over the past few months, he’s been regularly signing up for nearly all of our events and has gone above and beyond to help us spread our message. Noah graduated from Appalachian State University’s Appropriate Technology program and has had an interest in renewable energy for as long as he’s been aware of the need for a transition away from unsustainable sources. When asked about his interest in renewable energy and the Solar …[ MORE ]

Posted in North Carolina, Volunteer on March 8, 2018

Earth Month 2017 with NC GreenPower

This year’s official national Earth Month campaign was all about environmental & climate literacy. The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 helped jump start the modern environmental movement, inspiring people worldwide to demonstrate their commitment to a healthy and sustainable world. Earth Day is just one day, but there are opportunities to get involved all month long. For NC GreenPower this meant a month full of environmental education, energy, learning, and fun. Every year we get dozens of requests throughout the months leading up to April. Whether it’s giving presentations, attending earth events, fairs and expos, or handing out our fun color-change cups, NC GreenPower is all about helping North Carolinians learn about renewable energy and the impact they …[ MORE ]

Posted in Volunteer on May 26, 2017

10 Reasons To Volunteer

Many nonprofits are adept at finding innovative ways to utilize our limited resources within the financial constraints faced by our organizations. By doing this, we are better able to accomplish our nonprofits’ missions. One of the most valuable ways to enhance our resources is to increase our reach with the aid of volunteers. NC GreenPower has nearly 700 individuals on our Speakers Bureau volunteer list, and most years we have almost 100 active volunteers staffing events for us! Volunteers aren’t just “free labor” in my mind. They are advocates, important to the growth of any nonprofit, and especially NC GreenPower. We operate statewide but our offices are based in Raleigh, NC. Just this past April, we had 14 events across the …[ MORE ]

Posted in Volunteer on July 22, 2015