The 2020 holiday season is just around the corner and, once again, it’s time to plan your year-end giving campaign! This year try focusing on employee participation. Not sure where to start? Look no further – HeartPress has compiled your holiday giving program checklist to help you engage your employees in holiday giving.
October is Latin American Heritage Month and we got the chance to chat with Pablo Zacarias and Camilo Betancourt from Latincouver about how this year’s celebration events have changed because of COVID-19. With most of this year’s events being hosted online, Latincouver is working hard to make sure its community knows they are there to support others. Check out our conversation below!
This September we had the chance to sit down and chat with Donna Wawzonek, Fund Development Coordinator at Sistering, about how Sistering is tackling COVID-19. With several new projects being piloted this year, Sistering is implementing creative solutions to overcome everyday challenges brought on by the pandemic. To find out how, check out our conversation below!
Coming up to World Mental Health Day, it’s easy to say we’re all managing or doing fine, but the reality is that all of our lives have been considerably changed by COVID-19. The challenges we face weigh on our mental health and many don’t get the assistance or support they need to overcome these situations.
In 2020, 52% of Canadians reported a decrease in their mental health since socially distancing began and in 2018, 85% of Canadians felt that mental health services were the most underfunded in our health-care system.
With public restrictions changing all over Canada, social distancing is an important practice to be mindful of — so what does volunteering look like in this time of transition?
The season of giving is almost upon us, and with so many still under financial strain, giving your time is a great way to say thanks and give back to your community if money isn’t an option.
As we say goodbye to the last few weeks of summer, many of us are thinking ahead to a new season and back-to-school learning. What better way to bring in the new season than supporting Literacy Month?
Teaching others to read is going to look very different this year and here are some of the ways you can support your community this season.
Last week, we had the opportunity to reach out to Jacky Tuinstra, the Executive Director at Matthew House, and chat about what makes Matthew House so special and how they’re overcoming COVID-19 challenges. Check out our conversation below.
There are a lot of misconceptions about charitable giving and, whether you’re a business or an individual, you may have questions about how, what and why to donate.
Misunderstandings lead to confusion which can ultimately discourage you from making charitable donations. Don’t let worthy organizations miss out on your gifts! If you’re considering giving to charity in any way, read this list.
As a business, you might have a lot of questions about making charity partnerships. Don’t worry – that’s normal and to be expected. But don’t let those questions stop you from creating a meaningful charity partnership within your community.
It’s common for companies to outline having a corporate giving program as one of their strategic objectives, but activating the program is another thing. Many of the companies we talk to are interested in developing a program, but have yet to start.