There are a lot of social impact days to be aware of, but maybe none are as important as the season of Earth Month! You thought the Super Bowl was big? Over 1 billion people from 193 countries are expected to participate in Earth Month this year.
So cancel your Valentine's Day plans and get your green vibes going. This newsletter is dedicated to making sure earth month is a success for your company!
Let's dive in
Earth Month is one of the largest volunteer periods of the year. It is also is National Volunteer Month. In other words, it's going to be like trying to get tickets to a Taylor Swift concert this year. The sooner you can make plans with organizations and get your people registered the better!
Like Batman's sidekick, Robin, made fighting crime look easy, we're here to be your sidekick and meet your volunteer and engagement goals this earth month. We can be your thought partner or execute everything from A - Z.
Want some recommendations for volunteer experiences that we can execute for your team? Check these out!
Learn about the status of your local tree canopy, raise awareness, and of course… grow trees!
Learn about the water crisis and build a filter that will give clean water to up to 12 people for 10 years.
Make beeswax wraps, deliver reusable bottles to students, and learn about reducing your plastic waste!
Learn about the importance of our coral reefs while making ocean-safe sunscreen!
Grow hydroponic pollinators and build a habitat for bees while learning about the importance of regenerative agriculture.
Gain insight into the impact of food waste and the difference one person can make through composting.
Learn about the history of wildfires, how climate change is stoking the flame, and how wildland firefighters are saving the day.
Creating solar lights for children living in energy poverty, to help them to study after dusk and improve their education outcomes.
This month we're excited to announce the addition of Campbell's to the WeHero 100. The WeHero 100 is a list of 100 of the best companies at social impact and employee engagement. A big congrats to Campbell's for all of their accomplishments. Want to learn about what makes them special? Read more.
Don't let these dates coming up in the next 3 months pass you by as you continue crushing your social impact goals!
World Water Day - March 22nd
Vietnam Veteran's Day - March 29th
National Volunteer Month - Month of April
Arab American Heritage Month - Month of April
World Health Day - April 7th
National Volunteer Week - April 17th-23rd
Earth Day - April 22nd
Women's Healthcare Month - Month of May
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - Month of May
Mental Health Awareness Month - Month of May
Clean Air Month - Month of May
National Nurses Day - May 6th
World Bee Day - May 20th
Memorial Day - May 31st
Pride Month - Month of June
World Environment Day - June 5th
World Oceans' Day - June 8th
Juneteenth - June 19th
World Refugee Day - June 20th
Keep track of all the social impact days that are important to your employees with our WeHero Impact Calendar!
WeHero designs, plans, and executes corporate volunteer, team building, and employee engagement experiences that create social impact. Our team works to develop new programs to create better cultures, better brands, and a better world. Our mission: To build innovative experiences that empower organizations around the world to engage teams, connect employees, and maximize social impact.
The WeHero Team