Responding to disasters is nothing new for those of us in the corporate grantmaking space. We react and respond in trying times to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But those disasters, while devastating, are usually confined to a specific geographic area or region. Today’s disaster, COVID-19, has no such boundaries and we’re all having to rethink how we work, what we should do and where we should focus our efforts.
As a former U.S. Navy submariner and the son of a career Air Force father, Tony Teravainen knows first-hand the challenges facing young military families, especially those living in San Diego, one of the most expensive regions of the country.
As president and co-founder of Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), he works with 11 employees and 60 dedicated volunteers—many of whom are former military, active duty or military spouses—to help enlisted military and veteran families build financial health and self-sufficiency through counseling, education, and grants.
Healing a world turned upside down by COVID-19 will require all of us — companies, governments, individuals and nonprofits — to work together. Since March, purpose-driven companies and their people donated $640 million dollars to more than 79,000 different causes and gave 786,000 hours of their time and completed 53,000 small acts of Goodness.
Auto-repair shops are considered to be a necessary industry, as we go down the list of what can and can’t stay open during Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's COVID-19-related stay-at-home order, and Rimrock Subaru in Billings is alive and kicking.
It’s a tough time for many people, but there are some uplifting things going on in the Subaru community right now. Check out a few of the cool stories here.
People are getting pay and benefits cut, some are losing their jobs, and it’s an incredibly stressful time right now. Here are a few of the uplifting stories of what’s going on in the Subaru community right now. It’s about people getting into the communities where they live and work serving those who need it most.
As the world struggles to contain a rapidly spreading pandemic, hundreds of thousands of people are fighting for their lives and the global economy is in danger of lurching to a halt — putting billions of livelihoods in danger.
If ever there was a time to reboot purpose, it’s now
It’s been a weird time since Goodness Matters, our annual client conference. We’ve gone from an air of inspiration and celebration to one of shock and uncertainty, as COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels.
But one thing has not changed. At Goodness Matters, we told the over 400 passionate CSR leaders in attendance that they are the most important people in their companies right now. And we believe that’s more true today than it’s ever been.