Initiated by the United States Congress in 1999, National Military Appreciation Month is held each May as a time to thank service members and their families for all their hard work and bravery, and honor those who have died in the pursuit of freedom.
This #MilitaryAppreciationMonth, America's Charities is honoring our troops and veterans, and celebrating our nonprofit members who support them with special programs and services made possible by donors like you.
Research is crucial for identifying effective treatments and potential cures for cancer. During the month of May, join us as we raise awareness about the important and incredible impact research has on treating and curing people with cancer.
Older Americans Month, which was originally called "Senior Citizens Month" and takes place in May each year, was designated in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy and the National Council of Senior Citizens as a time to pay tribute to the contributions of past and current older persons to our country.
Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer. In addition to the skin, melanoma may also occur in mucous membranes – thin, moist layers of tissue that cover surfaces such as the lips – or in the eye. It is more likely to invade nearby tissues and spread to other parts of the body than the more common forms of skin cancer. While melanoma represents just 5 percent of the skin cancer cases diagnosed in the United States each year, it results in the highest rate of deaths.
Featured Speakers: Experts in employee giving and engagement strategy and technology, employee donor cultivation, funds management, marketing communications, and more. America’s Charities experts will be joined by thought leaders including:
Established by America’s Charities’ member, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in 1973, Preservation Month has become a month long event celebrated in May each year by local preservation groups, State historical societies, and business and civic organizations across the country.
Is your organization committed to creating greater social impact through workplace giving, corporate citizenship, CSR, and employee giving and engagement programs?
Register for FREE by May 22nd and join us at the Collective Impact Conference in Washington, D.C. on June 7th!
Offering an innovative, safe space for cross-sector collaboration, the Collective Impact Conference will allow participants to explore ways to engage in the business of giving back through workplace giving, employee engagement, and related areas of philanthropy.
Find out May 15th! Register now for this free webinar
Through America's Charities' "Saving the World One Paycheck at a Time" webinar series, we've spoken with a couple workplace giving campaign managers about the value of employee giving (watch recordings of those webinars here). Next, get the perspective from nonprofits who rely on recurring, sustainable funds generated from employee giving programs and see how they're using those donations to address critical issues impacting the world around us.
Firefighters selflessly dedicate their time to protecting our lives and property, and sometimes they make the ultimate sacrifice while risking their lives to save others.
On May 4th – International Firefighters’ Day – we invite you to recognize and honor the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible, and to thank current and past firefighters for their contributions.