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The Worst Disease You’ve Never Heard of is Just as Common as Cystic Fibrosis and ALS

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Have you heard of Epidermolysis Bullosa? Not many people have. Yet, it’s as common as ALS and Cystic Fibrosis. It’s kind of a tongue twister - we call it “EB” for short.

Bilingual Volunteers Needed to Grant Wishes with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

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Chances are, you are familiar with the mission behind Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic’s work. Serving children who reside in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and Central and Southern Delaware since 1983, Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic has granted the wishes of more than 8,800 children fighting illnesses such as cancer, pediatric AIDS, cystic fibrosis, Duchene's muscular dystrophy and heart disease.

New Survey: What do Employees Think about Giving, Volunteering and CSR?

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The culture around employee giving and engagement is dynamic. That’s appropriate, given how diverse employees are, from the causes they want to support, to the ways in which they want to support those causes, to the methods they use to share their experiences – it’s a vast and ever-changing landscape. That’s why it’s so important that we ask employee donors what they want when it comes to charitable giving or volunteering their time or skills. And that’s why it’s equally critical that employers listen to their employees and make improvements based on that learning.

Offer Ends Jan. 31! Get a Free Evaluation of Your Employee Giving & Volunteer Program

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Each year your organization works hard to meet its social responsibility and employee engagement goals while also meeting your employees' expectations. How did your 2016 employee giving and engagement programs perform?

Here are five key evaluation metrics to consider:

TQL Sees Record High Employee Participation in 2016 Annual Goodness Campaign

With Benevity’s user-centric technology, TQL increased giving by more than 33%
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CALGARY, AB, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Total Quality Logistics, the second largest freight brokerage firm in North America, achieved a record-high participation rate of 75% in its 2016 annual employee giving campaign – its inaugural year using a new charitable giving software platform.

7 Secrets to A Successful Workplace Giving Program | Part One

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Having had the privilege to work with hundreds of enterprise companies — many of which are part of the Fortune 1000 — we're often asked about what works best when it comes to workplace giving programs. Companies want to know how to get the greatest social and business outcomes out of their programs and we want to help. The first and last thing to remember? The goal of your giving programs must be employee engagement. This may seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning because many programs aren’t designed with this goal in mind.

Helping America's Working Poor

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Do I pay the rent or feed my children? Do I heat my home … or do I eat? These are some of the tough choices many families in America face today. Did you know that a staggering 1 in 6 children faces hunger in America? The biggest reason for this is, of course, poverty. Poverty is a painful reality faced by families all across the U.S.—many of them are your neighbors, friends or family. Ironically, many are working families who hold steady jobs (sometimes multiple jobs) but still struggle to make ends meet.

10 Companies Engaging Employees Through Exemplary Matching Gift and Grant Programs

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Matching gift programs do a lot to encourage employee loyalty, and many companies include added perks with their matching gift programs.

Sponsor Groundbreaking Workplace Giving and Employee Engagement Research

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Workplace giving has evolved considerably in the past decade. Since 2000, America’s Charities has been reporting trends that are shaping this evolving field from both the employer and nonprofit perspective.  In 2017, our Snapshot report series will continue to capture topics at the forefront of social responsibility, employee engagement, digital culture and impact. But for the first time ever, we will explore trends in employee giving from the perspective of donors.

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