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5 Ways to Spice Up Your Summer Giving

June 09, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization.  

It’s June and that means summer is in full swing! If you’re like us, then you’ve probably got that summer itch and can’t wait to head outside for some fun in the sun. And with so much to do, we thought we’d look at a few popular summer activities that also serve as great opportunities to give back.

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ReviewTrackers Employees Taking Community Impact to the Next Level

June 01, 2017

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3 Ways to Give Back in Support of Physical Fitness and Sports

May 31, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

In celebration of May being National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and, with summer weather right around the corner, now is a perfect time to promote healthy and active lifestyles. If you’ve been thinking about giving back, but haven’t found the right opportunity then read on -- we’ve put together a list of three simple ways to help you celebrate health and give back to your community.

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Spring cleaning? Hold a ‘nearly new’ auction

May 09, 2017

 

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Clique Studios: Living Their Values By Bringing Community To The Workplace

May 03, 2017

As the Techweek Gives campaign gains momentum, we continue to be humbled by the meaningful ways that  participating companies are contributing to the city of Chicago through giving. We were particularly excited this week to catch up with campaign partner company Clique Studios, an award-winning design and engineering agency, who has truly been a leading example here in the city from the very beginning of the campaign.

After speaking with Brent Williams, Director of Education, about the company's focus on the Chicago community, it is clear that Clique Studios doesn't just pay lip service to commiting to giving back. It is truly core to who they are as an organization and how they do business. 

 

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3 ways to promote sustainability for Arbor Day

April 25, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

If you haven’t made any plans to celebrate National Volunteer Week, don’t worry — you still have time. Arbor Day, which falls on the last Friday in April every year, is right around the corner.

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Motorola Mobility makes a strong case for corporate volunteerism

April 21, 2017

This week in our Techweek Gives campaign, we caught up with Monica Hauser, foundation manager for Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo company.

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5 fun ways to increase employee engagement in corporate giving

April 17, 2017

We know what you're thinking: Isn't the level of fun in our photo a little extreme? Not necessarily. Your employees are passionate people. If you get them engaged in corporate giving, anything is possible.  

Look beyond the basics with your campaign and determine what you can coordinate to build sustainable involvement in your corporate giving efforts. We've got a few ideas to get you started. 

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Want to boost employee giving? Try some friendly competition

April 11, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

As we head into the fourth week of Techweek Gives, we thought we’d share some tips to help your organization increase employee giving and move up the leaderboard. One of the most common problems when it comes to workplace giving is employee engagement; if your employees aren’t willing to participate, then your giving efforts will quickly lose steam.

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Why Giving IQ is a critical component of your company’s CSR efforts

April 10, 2017

Effectively reporting your organization’s corporate social responsibility efforts is an important component to adding value to a triple bottom line: people, planet and profits — or your social, environmental and financial impact.

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