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Corporate Volunteer Activities: How a Day of Service Benefits Your Community & Company

More than ever, businesses are taking on the role of leading the world towards positive social change. For many companies, sustainability is no longer a buzzword to attract clientele, but a commitment to their employees’ and the community’s values. Now, embedded into many company cultures volunteering, donating, and participating in activities that benefit causes that matter. So, as your team…

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How Visit.org’s Commitment to the UN SDGs Benefits Nonprofit Partners

Visit.org has added the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) onto its platform as a way for users to understand their impact on pressing issues such as climate change, health, and inequality. Now, platform users can: see the main SDGs each Visit.org activity supports, learn more about each SDG by clicking on the featured icon, and understand Visit.org’s commitment…

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How One NYC Nonprofit Is Breaking the Stigma of Homelessness

The nonprofit organization Knock Knock Give A Sock, collects the most needed, but least donated article of clothing for those experiencing homelessness. In addition to collecting socks for those in need, KKGS aims to reduce the stigma associated with homelessness. We spoke with the organization’s founder Adina Lichtman, to learn how the organization was started and the impact they have…

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Creative Ways for Companies to Participate in Giving Tuesday 2019

In response to the commercialization of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday — which is observed on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, was established in 2012. Although it started as a day for charitable giving with participants donating funds to nonprofits, now it has grown to be about giving back to the community in general. This year, Giving Tuesday…

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How This One Nonprofit is Impacting NYC Through Programs for People of All Backgrounds

Commonpoint Queens is a Visit.org partner nonprofit organization that is dedicated to sustaining and enhancing the quality of individual, family, and communal life in Queens through services to people of all ages, ability levels, stages of life, and backgrounds. When companies book a do-good experience with them through Visit.org, 100% of revenue is invested in their community programs. Recently, we…

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Why the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Matter to Business

The world is increasingly embracing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Although this project began as a way for each government to streamline their efforts towards a healthier and more equitable world, businesses are also prioritizing contributing to the 17 goals. In September 2019, Morgan Stanley released its Sustainable Signals survey, which found that 50% of individual business…

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Philanthropic Activities: 5 Corporate Giving Program Ideas

Corporate giving programs within businesses big or small add significant value to a company and the community the business resides. Participating in community philanthropic activities can often be a positive reflection of the culture within a company. In fact, potential employees will often ask within early interview stages, how the corporation brings purpose and good to the society. Moreover, customers…

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Supporting Vulnerable Migrant Communities through CSR

With extensive coverage in the media, there is no doubt that many people are interested in contributing to humanitarian efforts that will benefit vulnerable migrant communities. If your company is interested in using your corporate social responsibility program to support causes your employees care about, we’ve come up with a list of resources to help you get started. Whether your…

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