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Charity is Contagious: How Corporate Philanthropy Spreads

By Ryan Scott

Several years ago, we were all hearing a rumor about how social networks can lead to weight gain. The “logic” went that your friend’s husband’s co-worker can make you fat.

Huh? Seems crazy, but this tantalizing argument wasn’t just bait-click for the blogosphere.   

With So Many Options Available, Why is Giving at the Workplace Important?

By Gina Rude

When I was growing up, my dad kept a pen and paper ledger of all of my “income” and spending. He was basically being my bank and teaching me how to track income vs. expenditures. He not only wanted me to know the value of the dollar, but wanted me to understand the trap of indebtedness. I am grateful for his teachings; I believe because of them, I have been successful in managing my finances through each stage of my adult life. As I reflect on my personal finances, I identify one component of our family budget not learned through my parents’ teaching: Charitable Giving.

Valpak Celebrates Its History with a Fresh Face and Reinvigorated Commitment to Neighborhoods

Direct Marketing Leader Transforms Itself to Deliver Even More Savings to Consumers Nationwide

Click here to watch the video: Valpak - Open the Neighborhood

Press Release

Click here to watch the video: Valpak - Open the Neighborhood

Discount for the Charities@Work Best Practices Summit Extended for One Week

Set Strong Foundational Elements in Employee Engagement at the Charities@Work Best Practices Summit
Press Release

WASHINGTON, February 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Charities@Work is pleased to announce that the registration discount of $100 for this year’s 14th Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship presented by Wells Fargo on March 23 -25, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York City has been extended for one week until Monday, February 9. 

For Two College Grads the Action Team Comes Full Circle


Watching the Action Team at Queens Vocational High School help conduct an indoor baseball clinic last weekend evoked fond memories for two of the youth volunteer organization’s alumni who attended the event to help shoot a public service announcement.

“Now I’m seeing the direct path from the Action Team to what I am doing today. Everything just comes full circle,” said Neil Kirschling, a former West Deptford Action Team Captain and recent University of Delaware graduate.

The Business Case for Employee Volunteer and Skills Giving Programs

By Sarah Ford

What if I told you that having an employee volunteer program could potentially save you money – say $1,000 to $6,000 per employee. Would you start one?  Or if you have one, would you take it more seriously? 

New Sponsors Joining the 14th Annual Charities@Work Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement

Press Release

Washington, DC, January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Charities@Work is pleased to announce that, in addition to Wells Fargo as the Presenting Sponsor of the 14th Annual Best Practices Summit, new sponsors will be joining the Summit which is happening on March 23-25, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York City.

As the Best Practices Summit begins to take shape with great speakers and content, new sponsors and exhibitors have come on board to make an even more exciting event including:

The Future of Employee Engagement: Empowering Transformation at the 2015 Charities@Work Summit

Chris Jarvis

Up until just a few years ago, most men and women who worked in some facet of corporate social responsibility or employee engagement were accustomed to finding themselves in awkward conversations at dinner parties. Conversations that went something like this:

"So, what do you do?"

"Well, I'm in charge of employee volunteering and giving at my company."



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