2. In the last year one in eight people have volunteered

Create, promote and celebrate volunteering opportunities available to your employees

  • Three fifths of employees (59%) rated being offered more paid volunteering leave as important in encouraging them to volunteer more
  • Over one in five don’t know if their employer offers volunteering

This is a great opportunity for you to shout about volunteering opportunities available to your employees. Benefits from inspiring employees to donate their time can result in:

  • Upskilled employees
  • Improved community links
  • Improved employee morale
  • Being able to attract and retain talent

 3. Children and young people was the most popular cause to give money to, with 30% choosing this cause. Medical research was second with 29%.

Involve your employees to help you choose your charity partnership

We’ve previously shared with you the true value of Charity Partnerships – a charity partnership is “Collaboration between a business and a charity who share a passion and commitment to sustainable social change.”

You can boost your social impact by working with a charity partner that your employees feel passionately about.

4. Giving peaks after DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal launched

Demonstrate your impact in the wake of a disaster

  • 18% of individuals made charitable donations to overseas aid/disaster relief charities
  • In May 2015 there was a dramatic spike in those donating to overseas aid/disaster relief charities (29%)
  • Giving appears to be based on events rather than specific month driven

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