Eight Strategies to Grow Your Volunteer Program
B:CIVIC strives to share best practices in the CSR and ESG spaces. We are proud to connect with our investors and elevate their stories and expertise. Thank you to Tory Woods, DISH Cares senior lead, for contributing. Learn more about DISH Cares here and read Tory’s insights below.
As companies return to hybrid and in-office roles, the value of employee engagement opportunities and culture will continue to grow. For employees, an important aspect of this transition is feeling a sense of purpose and community; for many, this is found through volunteer events.
Throughout the past year I have had the opportunity to rebuild our program from the ground up. While every company’s program will be unique, here are eight essential strategies for a successful workplace transition and volunteer program:
How to Help Migrants Newly-Arrived to Denver
Hundreds of asylum-seekers and migrants have arrived in Denver from South and Central America over the past two weeks. Mayor Hancock issued an emergency declaration and is calling on the entire community to assist with sheltering, feeding, clothing, and meeting other essential needs of these new arrivals, particularly as winter weather sets in. Here are several ways you can help, and more information can be found here at this link.
Support Boulder County Today
This was originally shared in the B:CIVIC community newsletter on Jan. 4, 2022.
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Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck: Making a Difference in Our Community
When it comes to making a difference in our community, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is all in.
Terms like “corporate social responsibility” and “corporate citizenship” didn’t exist back in 1968 when the firm began. The founders were ahead of their time when they chose to make philanthropy an integral part of the firm. From their Karma volunteer program to financial support of nonprofit organizations to extensive pro bono and board service, giving back is, was and always will be, an important part of they we are.
They are proud to share with you their Community Impact Report, which details their community engagement across all of their offices last year.
Please take a few minutes to read through the report and learn more about the firm’s community efforts. And if you’re interested in getting involved, let them know. They’d love to help get you connected.
Colorado Nonprofit Association: Colorado Nonprofit Week Recap
“Nonprofits are crucial to the better quality of life we enjoy here in Colorado,” said Renny Fagan, President and CEO of Colorado Nonprofit Association. “Our communities thrive when individuals, nonprofits, for-profits and government work together, and Colorado Nonprofit Week celebrates this work.”