At VM Summit 16, Danielle Holly of Common Impact will lead a panel session focused on developing meaningful partnerships between the corporate and nonprofit sector. The idea? Bring the concepts of what makes a great, balanced partnership to life.
Health care is more than just treating people when they are sick. As such, Allina Health is committed to improving the health of the communities they serve by investing in community health promotion efforts as well as its employees to support people on their path to better health.
VM Summit 16 — VolunteerMatch’s signature event and the conference on corporate volunteering — is less than one month away! That also means that regular registration rates will end soon, and we’ll cross over into last-minute registration territory.
Earlier this year, our client U.S. Bank launched the Community Possible Relay complete with a mobile baton, or what became known as the Big Blue Bus. The goal was to promote volunteerism and inspire 153,000 volunteers both inside and outside the bank. This represents 1,000 volunteers for each year the bank has been in business!
Old National Bank has a strong commitment to financial literacy, not only because it’s a natural fit for the industry, but because they know the positive impact it can make. It allows the company to leverage skills-based and pro-bono volunteering while helping individuals make changes that have helped them create a better future.
Hagerty strives to come up with new and fun ways for employees to volunteer, taking into account location, timing, and what employees like to do. Their advice to other volunteer programs? Keep it fresh, create a CSR committee, and spread the word!
When corporate social responsibility programs strategically align with the nonprofit they’re serving, the result is meaningful engagement for employees as well as measurable impact for the nonprofit. Companies need to be diligent, do their homework, and require that the nonprofit does the same.