BBB Wise Giving Alliance and Community Health Charities Join Forces
BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) and Community Health Charities recently joined forces to promote transparency and high standards of conduct among charities, especially in workplace giving campaigns. Through a new agreement, all of Community Health Charities’ more than 2,000 member charities must submit information for BBB evaluation and are asked to work towards meeting all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Check out the press release.
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and Community Health Charities Launch New American Indian Health Fund
Last month, Cynthia Rolfe, Community Health Charities board vice chair, unveiled the new American Indian Health Fund and partnership between the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and Community Health Charities. American Indians are disproportionately affected by long-term health challenges that in many cases can be prevented through healthy lifestyle options, disease management programs, education and prevention resources, availability to health services, and research to improve care and treatment. The Fund will support Southern Plains Tribal Health Board, American Diabetes Association, Limbs for Life, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), and Camp Blue Hawk.
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Join Us for 2017 Employee Engagement Summit
Corporate citizenship professionals are invited to “The Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship” on June 29, 2017 in New York City. This annual Charities@Work event in its 16th year draws business leaders from across the country. Speakers include American Express, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Doug Pitt (Brad Pitt’s brother), and many more. Check out the press release or register now.
Get the FAACTS on Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May
More than 24.5 million Americans are affected by asthma, including nearly six million children. Allergies affect over 50 million Americans, including as many as 15 million Americans with food allergies. There is no cure for asthma and allergies, and many deaths are preventable with proper treatment and care. Join the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America to raise awareness or learn more about the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FAACT).
Change Your Salty Ways
American adults eat more than double the American Heart Association’s recommended salt limit. One of the best ways to reduce your risk of heart disease is to eat less sodium and reduce your salt intake. Find out how you can change your sodium palate and start enjoying foods with less sodium. Join us to Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days.
Autism Goes Mainstream – But is it Enough?
The Huffington Post promoted Community Health Charities’ CEO Tom Bognanno’s recent blog featuring Autism Speaks, plus @HuffPostParents tweeted it to more than one million followers.
Read the post and share today.
Check Out Gallup’s State of the Workplace
The workplace is changing, and today’s leaders need employee insights to build an exceptional workplace. Gallup’s State of the Workplace Initiative provides leaders and organizations with analytics, advice, and science-based solutions that reflect the attitudes and behaviors of employees and their workplaces in over 140 countries. Download your copy today.
Volunteering Just Got Easier
- Find volunteer opportunities by zip code and keyword with our tool.
- Check out our new “Volunteer On the Spot” toolkit with 17 easy onsite volunteer opportunities you can do without leaving the office.
Rev Your Engine in the Battle Against Breast Cancer
This month, to celebrate the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500, and IndyCar Driver Pippa Mann’s fourth year of partnership with Susan G. Komen, Pippa launched a special auction to raise awareness and funds for Komen leading up to the race.
How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money
Our May Member Symposium featured tips and top strategies from Joe Waters, founder of Selfish Giving, on how nonprofits can identify the best companies to work with to raise more resources for their work.
Check out the webinar recording.
Fitness That Fits You
May is Arthritis Awareness Month, and over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. Exercise can help ease arthritis pain, which is why the Arthritis Foundation created this helpful, customizable tool to help: Your Exercise Solution℠ — fitness that fits you.
Raise Your Voice During Older Americans Month in May
This month, the Administration on Aging is raising awareness about vital aging issues across the country through “Age Out Loud.” Speak up and out loud during Older Americans Month and use the hashtags #OAM17 and #AgeOutLoud.
Who Let the Dogs In? – Forbes
If You Want to Be Happy at Work, Have a Life Outside of It – Harvard Business Review
10 Dairy-Free Ways to Get Calcium – Prevention.com
8 Things You Need To Know About Shingles – Prevention.com
100 Recipes & Resources for Food Allergy Sufferers – GoDairyFree.org website