Be In Good Company
Today, employees and customers want to support companies that help make the communities in which they operate better places to live and raise families. Consider that:
Employees are more willing to join and stay at companies with an active corporate social responsibility program: Turnover dropped by 57 percent in employee groups most deeply connected to their companies’ giving and volunteering efforts.
Companies with a positive reputation boast higher sales and increased customer loyalty: Ninety-two percent of consumers say they have a more positive image of a company when the company supports a social or environmental issue.
Strong corporate social responsibility practices are highly important to millennials: Seventy-six percent of millennials consider a company’s social and environmental commitments when deciding where to work.
How To Take Action
When you invest in United Way of Northern New Jersey, you create a win-win-win partnership that benefits your company, United Way, and the entire region.
Volunteering, contributing, fundraising – there are many ways to make a difference:
Conduct a workplace campaign
Aligning with United Way of Northern New Jersey is one of the most effective ways that your organization can make a difference and let your stakeholders know that you are committed to positive change. Click here to learn more about the benefits of running a workplace campaign.
We could not create lasting change without our 200+ corporate and business partners. We are here to help every step of the way and can tailor a campaign that aligns with your business structure and employees’ interests.
Become a sponsor
United Way hosts a series of signature events throughout the year. These range from high-profile fundraisers to intimate gatherings of prominent community leaders. Whatever the size and scope of the affair, you can count on a United Way event to be a real class act.
Events are an important part of our strategy. Not only do they help us raise awareness about significant community issues, but they also help us raise the funds to address them. Join other prominent businesses and area corporations who invest in United Way events. Contact Tina Gargiulo for more information.
Corporate volunteer projects are a great way to LIVE UNITED! Working on a community project raises awareness of critical community issues and provides the opportunity for team building by giving employees the chance to work together in a different and meaningful way. By allowing your employees to donate their time and talent, you are demonstrating your commitment to our communities. Below are a few examples of the types of volunteer opportunities available when you partner with United Way:
Click here to organize a drive to collect school supplies, holiday gifts, or food to help assist families in need
Click here to join the Tax Prep Team to ensure families can continue to access this critical service, free of charge
Join the Loaned Executive Program, offering an employee to United Way of Northern New Jersey to assist with tasks appropriate to that individual’s skills and interests.
For More Information
By partnering with United Way, it’s easy for your company to make a difference. Be part of our movement, find out how you can help to advance the common good, inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. Email Lisa Galonardo or call 973.993.1160, x503 for more information.
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