It’s been asked before, “What is the return on corporate giving?” In today’s more socially conscious world, many businesses seem to enact change in their communities and around the world without any ulterior motive. But the truth is, corporate giving can improve your company’s financial standing at the same time it betters the lives of the people around you.
Are you a small business that thinks you need to be a large corporation in order to have an effective corporate giving portfolio? As a small business, there are many advantages for being a smaller company when it comes to corporate giving. In support of Small Business Week, during October 15-21, we wanted to weight-in on the benefits of giving back for small businesses.
TP the Town Victoria is a one-day toilet paper drive, with the purpose to eliminate the struggle and choice between “Food Vs. Toilet Paper”. As a 20th century convenience product, over 69% of people take toilet paper for granted. For it’s third year, TP the Town Victoria is set to collect over 75,000 rolls of toilet paper for those in need.
We’re happy to announce that we piloted a new program this past summer — our Non-Profit Student Program. We were fortunate to have a Royal Roads communications student intern working with us on the project.
For five years, the realtors at Modern Real Estate have dedicated part of their lives to the charity organization helmed by their umbrella company, the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting women’s shelters across Canada. In fact, it was this shared passion for giving back and women’s rights that brought together owners Saira Waters and Tasha Medve, in the first place, before Raise the Roof for Shelter was even started.
The results of employee volunteer programs benefit everyone involved. Employees feel a sense of pride in their accomplishments, and appreciation to their coworkers and the company for facilitating their achievements.