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Corporate Social Responsibility
As an international organization, United Ways worldwide are focused on improving the lives of impoverished individuals, supporting children and youth, and building stronger connections between citizens.
Bell Let’s Talk, sponsored by Bell Media in Canada, is meant to focus specifically on sharing stories of mental illness in order to help normalize the struggles that people go through. The yearly initiative has been going strong since 2010 – here’s what happened in 2017.
As the off-Broadway home for Irish and Irish-American drama in New York City, the Irish Repertory Theatre needed a solution to help their gala’s fundraising auction raise more money – and they found that in BiddingForGood.
You’re likely already keeping an eye on your baby boomers, and you know millennials are still a hot target. But are you aware of the giving power of generation Z?
There’s one workplace perk that’s valuable to both employee satisfaction and employee retention: corporate giving. More than ever, charity-minded employees are looking for ways to give back to nonprofits of their choice.
Ready for your daily happy cry? Canadian airline WestJet has released their latest “Christmas miracle” video, and it focuses on a touching gesture made for the residents of Fort McMurray, who suffered through devastating wildfires in May 2016.
Toronto creative agency The Hive has put together a dog “advent calendar” on the windows of its office with the hashtag #HolidayHounds. Each day, The Hive will be revealing a new pup eager to be given a home, just in time for the holidays.
To help historic theater the Music Hall have items ready and prepared for their fundraising auction, BiddingForGood was the easy solution. The Music Hall’s Ashleigh Tucker emphasized that the platform made it easier to focus on the auction itself, and explains the additional benefits.
The Geffen Playhouse, a not-for-profit theater company in Los Angeles, does annual fundraising events like direct mail campaigns and an auction. The auction in particular was a part of their fundraising that they wanted to take online; BiddingForGood became their top choice.
The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia is a facility dedicated to promoting performing arts, visual arts, and the sciences, and they have been using BiddingForGood for five years for their fundraising auctions. However, online auctions weren’t always the easiest route for them to take.
#GivingTuesday may be over for another year, but we’re just starting to dig into the data and insights that came out of 2016’s flood of individual online donations. Something that wasn’t a surprise to us is just how generous company employees are when it comes to contributing to a workplace giving initiative.
Part Two of our Corporate Foundation Impact series highlights the considerable success of the Avon Foundation! Their strong focus on two key women’s initiatives has enabled them to make a major difference in the lives of women around the world.