Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Workplace giving generates more than $3.8 billion annually in the U.S.

Workplace giving grows beyond borders

Are workplaces becoming more charity-minded? A recent survey of 22 U.S. corporations reveal that 86% of corporations surveyed provided employees with a way to give to global disaster relief, 75% offer choices beyond United Way that include payroll deduction, 68% of companies match employee charitable gifts, and 45% are considering making positive changes to their donation campaigns including making better use of technology and expanding choices for charitable giving.

In light of the recent natural disasters in the world, these results make perfect sense. Currently, workplace giving campaigns generate $3.8 billion annually, and can possibly increase in the future. Read the full SHRM Online article here.

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