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Free Webinar March 26: What Would Happen if There Was MORE Employee Giving?

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Thanks to legislation that created the New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign (NJECC) in 1985, employees of state agencies, universities, county government, municipalities and school districts throughout New Jersey enjoy the benefit of giving to many of their favorite charities through an annual workplace giving campaign which features the convenience of payroll deduction. This drive supports the work of approved charitable agencies and organizations, with approximately 1,000 charities participating each year.

MSAA’s Commitment to Making a Difference in the Lives of People With MS

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March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month and America's Charities is celebrating the work of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA), who we’re proud to call our member.

March Women's History Month: Celebrating Women's Achievements and Continuing to Fight for Women's Rights

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On March 8, #InternationalWomensDay, and throughout the month of March, Americans will celebrate the many achievements of women throughout history in art, athletics, business, government, philanthropy, humanities, science, and education.  Women have contributed a lot to society, and we have made great strides in reducing the gender equity gap. However, we still have some barriers to overcome to ensure equal economic opportunities, educational equity, women’s health, and an end to gender-based violence.

Successful Workplace Giving = More Than Great Technology

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By Jim Starr, America's Charities President and CEO

Every year, American employees give to causes they care about through their employers, resulting in $5 billion for the nonprofits who are tackling tough issues and improving the world around us. American generosity has always been incredible, and when the economy does well, charitable giving only grows.

Share Your Love by Volunteering for PHILLIPS Playground Build Day This May!

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Looking for a service project for your group or business? How about building a playground?

On May 22, 2019, PHILLIPS School ~ Laurel and The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, in partnership with KaBOOM!, will build an amazing playground!

PHILLIPS is seeking about 100-150 volunteers to come out to build this kid-designed, community supported playground for the children and families who attend PHILLIPS School~Laurel, located in Laurel, Maryland. 

Workplace Giving and Payroll Deduction: One of the Best-kept Secrets to Creating Social Impact

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With numerous donation methods, including check, credit card, and PayPal, and the emergence of new fundraising platforms like Facebook, GoFundMe, and Text2Give over the past decade, there’s no shortage of options for employers and their employees to support the communities in which they live and work. However, so many options can be overwhelming and confusing – to donors as well as the leaders tasked with coordinating their company’s employee giving and corporate philanthropy initiatives.

Saving the World One Paycheck at a Time

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Workplace giving is a highly valued tradition offering benefits to employers, employees, nonprofits, and the people they help.  

But what would happen if employee giving programs didn’t exist? On the flipside, what would the world be like with MORE employee giving? 

World Cancer Day 2019: What It Is and How You Can Get Involved - Now and All Year Long

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Cancer - we're all way too familiar with this scary word and have all been touched by this awful disease in one manner or another. But what exactly is it? Can it be prevented? What research and actions are being taken to treat and cure cancer?

How America's Charities Is Succeeding in Its Ongoing Commitment to Bring More Resources to the Nonprofits Changing Our World

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For the past couple years, we've spoken about the changing dynamics of workplace giving over the last decade and how America’s Charities has embraced that evolution, taking proactive steps to guide our stakeholders into the new era. In 2017 and through 2018, we continued to test and refine new approaches that pave the way for others in our industry to follow - and our efforts have proven fruitful. We have succeeded in our ongoing commitment to bring more resources to the nonprofits changing our world. 

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