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How to Create a Safe Space - Location and Activity - for Your Company's In-person Employee Volunteer and Employee Engagement Events

Published 06-17-21

Submitted by America's Charities

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Register now and join us June 29th at 3pm ET/noon PT to learn "5 Actionable Steps to Safely Unite Employees at In-Person Workplace Volunteer Events This Year".

Social impact is, unsurprisingly, having a moment. It’s a change that has been brewing — and studied — for more than a year.

  • In April 2020, a Porter Novelli survey showed that 75% of Americans said that how companies acted in response to the crisis would have a direct impact on whether they supported them in the future.
  • According to LinkedIn’s Purpose at Work Global Report, 73% of professionals who identify as “purpose-driven” are satisfied with their jobs.
  • 70% of employee donors surveyed in America’s Charities Snapshot Employee Donor Research say it is imperative or very important to work for an employer where mission and value align.
  • Additionally, The New York Times reports that employees who derive meaning from their work are three times more likely to stay at their organizations than those who do not.

Although there are numerous ways that companies can activate against their purpose-oriented missions, many choose to empower employees to give back to their communities.

Over the last year, some organizations have used employee volunteer events to bring new hires together in a low-pressure environment that grounds them in the company’s corporate social responsibility pillars.

For those who are trying to plan these events, however, the task can be daunting. How do you choose a nonprofit partner and know their needs? How do you create a space — location and activity — that feels safe for everyone?

To get answers to these questions and more, join America’s Charities and Give To Get on June 29 for our webinar, 5 Actionable Steps to Safely Unite Employees at In-Person Workplace Volunteer Events.

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Every year, millions of people across America are invited to participate in an activity that has become a Fall tradition for generations of employees working at many of the nation's largest employers: the Employee Charitable Giving Campaign. The impact of employee giving campaigns on charitable organizations and the people and communities they serve is immense. These campaigns funnel $3 billion annually much of which is unrestricted, sustainable funds that enable nonprofit groups to deliver vital services throughout the nation.


America's Charities is a mission-driven organization that connects public and private sector employers with charities to engage employees in greater giving.


Who We Serve


  • Charities looking to expand their participation and reach in workplace giving and employee engagement programs through membership in one of America's Charities’ four federations: America's Charities, Children First – America's Charities, Health First – America's Charities, or Community First – America's Charities of Greater Washington, D.C.
  • Employers seeking efficient and effective ways to manage and engage employees.
  • Individual donors seeking ways to make a significant impact on the causes they care about.

Our Core Services


  • Generating unrestricted, sustainable financial support for charities through employee engagement programs.
  • Distributing funds to charities in an efficient, effective and transparent manner.
  • Consulting with employers on strategies to achieve their philanthropic goals while strengthening employee engagement programs.
  • Providing solutions to support employers with their employee engagement programs that catalyze greater involvement and giving.

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