057: How the Golden Volunteering Mobile App is Building for Impact

goldenVolunteering is said to make happier people, but sometimes finding the right volunteer match can be difficult. The Golden app figures out what each of their users like to do in their free time, and match them up with volunteer opportunities. Today, we speak to Sam Fankuchen, the founder and CEO of Golden, about how Golden strives to improve volunteerism for both the volunteer and the nonprofit that is hosting the volunteers. Through incorporation of background checks for their volunteers, and more tracking of data for nonprofits to better understand the volunteer market, Golden is helping its users achieve their “Golden Moments.”


  • Golden App download – volunteer app available on iTunes or Google Play
  • Golden – volunteer website
  • Branch – website to help deep linking with on mobile devices