The holiday season often brings about an increased desire to help those who are less fortunate. Companies that encourage such spirit can make a huge difference in the lives of others as well as promote morale andamong staff. Maximize these benefits by being thoughtful about what events your office plans.
“A company should take the time to be strategic and authentic,” says Jamie Jaffee, managing partner of The Philanthropic Initiative--a nonprofit philanthropic advisory firm. “It makes business sense to align your philanthropy with the values of your business and stakeholders (customers, shareholders, employees and community).” She also encourages people to “look beyond simple charitable dollars to skills and assets the company has and can leverage—such as employee time, existing systems (transportation, technology, etc.), or hard assets like real estate, trucks, or food.”
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