Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Workplace giving grows beyond borders

Workplace giving grows beyond borders: "Workplace giving campaigns grow beyond local borders

By Kathy Gurchiek

More corporations are providing their employees with choices for giving that extend beyond local charities, according to a study by Global Impact, a nonprofit organization in Alexandria, Va.

Workplace giving campaigns generate more than $3.8 billion annually in the United States, according to Global Impact. And a Bureau of National Affairs survey of year-end holiday practices found that 72 percent of HR executives polled said their organization plans to participate in one or more charitable activities this year, the same as in 2004.

Among the findings of Global Impact’s recent survey of 22 U.S. corporations:"

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