Your Office Can Volunteer, Too!

An recent study shows that volunteering can help employees develop professional skills, strengthen relationships, and learn better time management. A staggering 92% of employees believe they have developed their people skills and teamwork in the workplace because of volunteering. And giving back to the community doesn’t just benefit the employees – employers also have something […]

How To: Use Volunteering to Get a Job

Whether you’re a seasoned worker who has spent years in the workforce, or a bright-eyed graduate looking to grow your skills, a strong resume full of hands-on involvement and well-rounded skills is something everyone needs to get a job! A common struggle with building your resume is that you need work experience. But how can […]

Getting Kids Involved in Volunteering

With families busier than ever, volunteering may not always be top of mind. But the benefits of children in service roles are many, both for the community, and for the kids – studies have linked service work to a reduced likelihood of at-risk behaviors, while helping them build empathy, confidence, and self-esteem as they practice […]

Volunteering is Easier Than You Think!

If you were to describe “volunteering”, what words would you use? Hard? Time-consuming? Tiring? How about fun? Rewarding? Positive? We at Deep River Snacks want to take the stigma that volunteering is a tough event to tackle and show you how easy giving back really can be! Among the endless reasons of why people don’t volunteer, […]

A World Where No Child Goes to Bed Hungry

Did you know that in 2015, roughly 13% of U.S. households were food insecure throughout the year? Established in 1979, Feed the Children exists to combat and eventually eradicate childhood hunger in the U.S. and abroad. It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 […]

How Can Gluten Affect Your Body?

It may seem like we’re seeing “gluten-free” everywhere these days. From the aisles in our supermarkets to our Instagram feeds, this term may be seen as fashionable now. But for many people, eliminating gluten from their diets is so much more than a trend. According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, as many as […]

Who Gives A Chip? Christine & Debbie!

Welcome to the next installment in our “Who Gives a Chip?” series, which celebrates the everyday heroes in our community.  This month, we spoke with Christine & Debbie, who are both amazing members of their community in South Carolina. Their passion, and commitment to ‘giving a chip,’ inspires us, and we hope it will do the […]

Deep River Snacks Chocolate CHIP Cookies

We love a good Deep River Snacks recipe, so when Sandy Maniscalco, co-founder of the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation, sent us this recipe, we were thrilled. This recipe was originally created for a bake sale her family hosted for the Walk Across SECT, in which they walked to honor a family member who had […]

Who Gives a Chip? The Jordan Porco Foundation

Welcome to the next installment in our “Who Gives a Chip?” series, which celebrates the everyday heroes in our community.  Their passion and commitment to ‘giving a chip,’ inspires us, and we hope it will do the same for you. Since September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we reached out to our friends at The Jordan […]