When a military service member is wounded, ill, or injured, these changes place tremendous stress on families and caregivers. Supportive family members and caregivers are an integral part of a warrior's successful recovery.
The Make-A-Wish #ArmWrestleChallenge kicks off in April as part of the Make-A-Wish® World Wish Day® campaign, raising awareness and funds online to help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with critical illnesses. A wish experience can give kids the mental toughness they need to fight their illness.
Is it better to manage your company's workplace giving charitable funds distribution in-house or to work with a 3rd party partner?
One Fortune 500 company was stunned when it calculated the cost of managing its company’s in-house system for processing employee charitable payroll contributions. The company assumed it was making a fiscally prudent decision by managing this process itself. However, after analyzing what it took to manage its homegrown system, the company quickly learned its assumption was false.
WorldWish Day, April 29, celebrates the day that Chris Greicius’ wish was granted in 1980 – sparking the creation of Make-A-Wish and a global wish-granting movement that has seen nearly 450,000 life-changing wishes come true for children worldwide, since Chris’ wish in 1980.
It is celebrated annually by the global organization and has been an opportunity to raise awareness and funds online to help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with critical illnesses – while celebrating our global impact.
This past weekend, 350 activists stormed D.C. for the weekend to speak out against Trump’s Global Gag Rule, and to urge their elected officials to support the Global HER Act, and a robust $1.2 billion U.S. investment for international family planning, including $70 million for UNFPA.
In 2018, people with Down syndrome and other disabilities are celebrating extraordinary achievements. They are graduating high school with their peers, attending postsecondary programs, enjoying meaningful careers, and living long, healthy and productive lives. NDSS works on behalf of all individuals with Down syndrome across the lifespan. However, challenges remain, as the following story illustrates.
Are you managing your company's charitable donations as cost-efficiently as you could be?
According to America’s Charities’ Snapshot 2017 report, 87% of companies understand there is an expectation to support causes that are important to employees. So for many employers, giving employees the opportunity to donate to charities through workplace giving is a no-brainer. The big challenge is execution.