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Through America's Charities' "Saving the World One Paycheck at a Time" webinar series, we've spoken with a couple workplace giving campaign managers about the value of employee giving (watch recordings of those webinars here). Next, get the perspective from nonprofits who rely on recurring, sustainable funds generated from employee giving programs and see how they're using those donations to address critical issues impacting the world around us.
Firefighters selflessly dedicate their time to protecting our lives and property, and sometimes they make the ultimate sacrifice while risking their lives to save others.
On May 4th – International Firefighters’ Day – we invite you to recognize and honor the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible, and to thank current and past firefighters for their contributions.
Taking place on May 1st each year, Law Day is a national day established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law. Law Day provides an opportunity to understand how law and the legal process protect our liberty, strive to achieve justice, and contribute to the freedoms that all Americans share.
The 2019 Law Day theme is Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society. These cornerstones of democracy – in the United States and around the world – are the foundations for a free society.
Five High-Impact Charities to Support in Celebration of Earth Day 2019
50 years ago, the EPA did not exist, which meant there was no Clean Air Act, no Clean Water Act, and no legal regulatory mechanism to protect our environment. This all changed in April 1970 when Senator Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day as a way to force this issue onto the national agenda. Twenty million Americans demonstrated in different U.S. cities, and it worked! In December 1970, Congress authorized the creation of a new federal agency to tackle environmental issues, the U.S.
Corporations are evolving their general philanthropy approaches towards supporting causes more tightly aligned with other company initiatives. This reflects a desire to be strategically consistent, purpose driven, and to concentrate giving that produces the most impact. We see this first-hand with our progressive CyberGrants clients. But don’t just take our word for it. There are several industry studies that validate this trend.
There are three key ingredients you need for success when it comes to increasing employee participation in your company’s workplace giving program – awareness, simplicity, and fun. Many companies get one or two of these ingredients right, but often overlook the third – fun! So who better to look to for an example of ‘fun’ than Carnival Cruise Line – “The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line®.”
World Health Day takes place on April 7th each year, marking the anniversary of when the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded. WHO selects a different theme each year, focusing on one of the topics from their 6-point agenda: