employee giving programs

Virtual Drives Deliver Record Aid in 2020

YouGiveGoods virtual drive platform delivered needed supplies to nonprofits during the COVID-19 crisis
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MENDHAM, N.J., February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – YouGiveGoods, the e-commerce charitable giving platform, delivered record aid to nonprofits in 2020 when school and workplace closures due to COVID-19 created increased need in every community across the country.

LBG Canada & The Works Design Present: The Top Ten Tips for Effective Reporting Webinar

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February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - London Benchmarking Group (LBG) Canada and The Works Design Communications partner to bring you The Top Ten Tips for Effective Community Investment Reporting.

On Thursday, February 15th, 2018 community investment professionals interested in enhancing their external corporate reporting with data are encouraged to attend this web-based discussion. The webinar will include key reporting trends with examples of 'best-in-class' reports backed by the use of salient data.

Open Giving Format Encourages Employee Giving


Best Buy’s 12,000 employees are enjoying the retailer’s new employee giving program that matches 40 per cent of their donations to registered Canadian charities. The retailer’s new open giving program, called ‘myGiving’ launched in June.

Taking a Multisector Approach to Ending the Obesity Crisis and Building a Healthier Future in America


Obesity rates have tripled in the past 30 years, a trend that means, for the first time in our history, American children are predicted to live a shorter life than the generations before them. But it’s not too late.

How Businesses Can Help LGBTQ Youth Thrive in the Face of Adversity


LGBTQ youth face higher rates of bullying, discrimination, and homelessness than their non LGBTQ peers. The recent attempts to withhold rights from transgender students in multiple states is indicative of the struggles that LGBTQ youth face today. Without major changes to the current trends of anti-LGBTQ sentiments, youth will continue to suffer at home and in schools. Rates of LGBTQ youth homelessness will remain at high levels, the disproportionate suicide rate will not change, and youth will continue to feel unsafe at schools due to discrimination.

Recruitment and Retention: It’s About More Than Your Bottom-Line


“I don’t like my job.” That's how many employees may feel according to a Gallup survey that states less than one-third (31.5%) of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014. Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace.

Teaching Youth Valuable Lessons About Democracy and the Responsibilities of Citizenship


In a recent survey conducted by Teaching Tolerance, The Trump Effect: The Impact of hte Presidential Campaign on Our Nation's Schools, Teaching Tolerance found that the presidential campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial and ethnic tensions in the classroom. 

Building a Stable Future For Our Country’s 48 Million Food-Insecure People


48 million people in the U.S. struggle with hunger – meaning they do not always have access to the food they need to live an active, healthy life. Feeding America aims to get more nutritious food to more people. In this post from our Shape the Future Blog Series, Feeding America shares how they are working to solve hunger in our nation.

Employee Giving Trends & Practices Are Evolving at a Very Rapid Pace. How Do You Stack Up?


Two years ago, when America's Charities conducted research for Snapshot 2013, Trends and Strategies to Engage Employees in Greater Giving, companies indicated their employee-giving model included elements such as corporate branded campaigns, charity choice, and a time-limited fall campaign.  

Put Your Finger on the Pulse of Employee Engagement Trends


What happens when employee engagement and social impact converge? What are the six key factors that every leader should know when developing or managing an employee engagement or workplace giving program? How can you stay on top of emerging trends that are shaping the field of workplace philanthropy? How can you engage the next generation and meet your company’s social impact goals?


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