4th Quarter: Note from the Chair

Dear Business Volunteer Network (BVN) Member, Well, somehow 2019 is coming to an end.  I hope you are able to spend quality time with friends and family throughout the upcoming holiday season.  I also hope that you are able to volunteer during this busy time in order to make someone else’s holiday season a little […]

Get to Know a BVN Member: Apex Systems

Apex Systems is an international staffing and consulting firm with locations in 70+ major market, specializing in 20 unique skill areas within Infrastructure, Application Development, Security, PMO technical, Engineering, and Life Science disciplines. Apex has been working in Madison for 7 years with clients across a variety of industries. Since 2009, Apex has focused the […]

BVN October Community Conversation

BVN’s October event was a Community Conversation at the Literacy Network on October 8th. BVN Members began with an engagement activity of writing thank you cards to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County (BBBS) volunteer mentors. They each wrote a handful of cards thanking the volunteers for being a mentor to their littles. […]

New Membership Benefit: Onsite Volunteer Engagements

Volunteer Engagement Opportunities We are excited to announce a new addition to our work in the area of volunteer engagement and a new benefit open to BVN members. In 2018, United Way embarked on a strategic visioning process with the goal of representing both the corporate and nonprofit sectors to assess our current volunteerism strategies, […]

BVN at Community Kickoff August 2019

BVN at Community Kickoff United Way of Dane County had another successful Seasons of Caring: Community Kickoff! Over 800 volunteers gathered at the Mallard’s Duck Pond in Warner park on August 20, 2019 to celebrate the start of the United Way’s annual campaign. Volunteers donned their Champions for Change shirts as they enjoyed food and […]

Tech-Know: BVN Blog

Tech-Know: BVN’s New Blog BVN’s blog, “BVN: The Latest” is complete and live on the United Way of Dane County’s website. The blog was created to increase exposure and engagement with BVN related content. It’s published on the public section of the website, making its content easily shareable on social media and was built using responsive code, ensuring a smooth […]

August Membership Meeting Recap

August Membership Meeting Thank you to UW Credit Union for hosting BVN on August 13; there might not have been a more value-add BVN meeting! From making volunteer options more discoverable and actionable through the www.VolunteerYourTime.org, to a round robin of lessons learned among the many meeting attendees, BVN both inspired action and prompted attendees […]

June Community Conversation Recap

June Community Conversation In June, Deloitte Consulting graciously hosted BVN as we held our Community Conversation, this time focused on job readiness. As we know, nearly 64,000 people in Dane County live in poverty. Lack of family-supporting wage jobs is a primary contributor to this community crisis. In addition, lack of access to education, skills, […]

Get to Know a BVN Member: Deloitte

Meet a BVN Member! What is Deloitte: Deloitte is a multinational professional services network, with more than 80,000 professionals throughout the United States. Presence in Madison: Deloitte has been present in Madison for 27 years, and values being engaged in the community. Deloitte’s involvement with BVN dates back to the groups founding, led in large […]