Going Beyond Traditional Volunteerism and Engagement

2019-09-20T18:44:51+00:00September 20, 2019|CSR Center|

By: Dan Kamins, Director of Employee Engagement and Volunteerism at MetLife; Going Beyond Traditional Volunteerism and Engagement - Over the last decade, Sustainability – or Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Citizenship, ESG Management, or any one of the myriad terms meaning the same thing – has shifted from being a “nice-to-have” to a [...]

Community Health Charities Launches #Thanks8billion CFC Appreciation Campaign

2019-09-18T20:19:10+00:00September 18, 2019|Press Releases|

Community Health Charities Launches #Thanks8billion CFC Appreciation Campaign ALEXANDRIA, VA. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 This week, Community Health Charities launched a #Thanks8billion campaign to recognize military and federal personnel who have given so generously through the annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), raising more than $8 billion over more than 50 years. “Most of [...]

Illini Giving Sparks Hope Throughout the Community for 90 Years

2019-09-18T20:13:45+00:00September 18, 2019|Company Partner Impact, Our Impact|

The pride of Illini is the charitable spirit of the university’s faculty and retirees. Since 1929, the Campus Charitable Fund Drive (CCFD) allows University of Illinois faculty and retirees the ability to build stronger and healthier communities in the region and across the state, and Community Health Charities is thankful for their generosity each year. This past [...]

Leading Nonprofits Attend Inaugural CFC Summit

2019-09-19T14:10:05+00:00August 21, 2019|Blog|

Leading Nonprofits Attend Inaugural CFC Summit Recently, top nonprofit leaders from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, ACLU, Alzheimer’s Association, Wounded Warrior Project, ASPCA, JDRF, Catholic Relief Services, and United Way Worldwide gathered at Community Health Charities for our inaugural CFC Summit. This invitation-only event leveraged the collective [...]

SECA’s Making a Difference for Illinois

2019-07-31T17:16:35+00:00July 24, 2019|Company Partner Impact, Our Impact|

For more than 35 years, active and retired state and university employees in Illinois choose to make a difference in the lives of others by participating in the annual State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA). Since its inception, employees have donated more than $80 million for organizations working to improve lives in the state of Illinois, across the [...]

Corporate Volunteerism: Thinking “Strategic” Isn’t Enough My Friends

2019-09-20T18:41:10+00:00July 24, 2019|CSR Center|

By: Jerome Tennille, MSL, CVA, Manager of Volunteerism for Marriott International; Corporate Volunteerism: Thinking “Strategic” Isn’t Enough My Friends - In what’s becoming a series of posts by Meridian Swift (a renowned leader in the field of volunteer engagement) it’s suggested non-profit volunteer engagement professionals create more strategy to better engage companies in [...]

Building a Healthier Workforce

2019-09-11T13:08:01+00:00July 22, 2019|Blog|

Building a Healthier Workforce During our daily commute to work or school, most of us take for granted the numerous healthy resources – hospitals, urgent care facilities, doctors’ offices, dentist’s offices, mental health professionals, grocery stores, produce stands and farmer’s markets, parks and playgrounds, safe neighborhoods and schools – that we have [...]