The Case Foundation looked at the impact of millennials on volunteerism in the 2016 Millennial Impact Report and found that:
Millennials are activists.
of Millennials signed a petition about issues they care about in the past month, and 36% said they participated in a demonstration (including rallies, protests, boycotts and marches).
Millennials spend time volunteering.
of millennials volunteered for a cause affiliated with a social issue they care about in the past month. Millennial employees are more likely to volunteer if their co-workers participated.
Volunteer Louisiana commissioned the LSU Public Policy Lab to conduct a statewide study on volunteerism in Louisiana in 2015. Highlights of the 2015 Louisiana Volunteer Study include:
70% of Louisiana residents volunteer informally.
48% volunteer through formal organizations
with most formal volunteering taking place within religious organizations.
Find other studies on volunteerism by visiting CDW's Learning Lab.