Disaster philanthropy is gaining new importance within corporate social responsibility programs as part of a larger strategy rather than a short-term reaction. Companies recognize it is crucial to the economy to help communities rebound quickly from disasters and to directly support those employees affected. Following last year’s series of natural disasters, many companies are evaluating how they can respond more efficiently and effectively in the event of a disaster. Increasingly, companies are defining their specific role in response to disasters based on their expertise, products, people and resources.
Simply having a corporate volunteer program in place is not enough anymore to attract and retain Millennial and Gen Z employees. Volunteer programs need to be designed to promote leadership skills and enhance career trajectory. Skills-based volunteering is a great way to do both while increasing job satisfaction.
This year’s Giving USA data reports that “U.S. charities surged to an estimated $410.02 billion in 2017. Giving exceeded $400 billion in a single year for the first time, increasing 5.2 percent over the revised total of $389.64 contributed in 2016.”
Together with the newest Habitat Humanitarians, Drew and Jonathan Scott, HFHI set out to bring energy and awareness to the new build sites starting on campaign opening day April 2 and continuing through closing events on April 26, including ribbon cuttings and a block party in Nashville. In addition to bringing phenomenal media coverage from the Today show, HGTV, People, USA Today, Us Weekly and many others, the brothers promoted their involvement to their nearly 7 million followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter throughout the month. HGTV also promoted the events via Facebook Live.
NCR Foundation’s mission is to strategically partner with nonprofits in Georgia, nationally and globally to support projects that ultimately provide opportunity. Yvonne is responsible for leading the strategic direction of the Foundation and making funding recommendations to the trustees.
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Harry’s approached partnership similarly to how we did at City Year: real, long term, and most importantly, impactful. Harry’s authenticity is what enticed me into working here, and I can already see just three months in that Harry’s social mission isn’t just something we talk about externally, but something we live and breathe every day.
Who doesn’t love HoneyBaked Ham? In addition to serving up delicious food, philanthropy takes a top spot on the company’s menu. As Chief Marketing Officer of HoneyBaked Ham, Jo Ann Herold champions the brand and its CSR efforts.
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Together, nonprofits and companies have an opportunity to create experiences that transcend traditional CSR practices and actually improve lives. But truly impactful cause campaigns must find a way to cut through the chaos in order to drive engagement levels and generate tangible results.