WeHero June 2023 Newsletter

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It's a big month for volunteering and engagement. Pride, World Environment Day, Juneteenth, and World Refugee Day are all likely top of mind for your highly engaged volunteers! But at WeHero, we're just like Marty Mcfly in Back To The Future 2... we're looking into the future to make sure you're prepared for what's to come including World Humanitarian Day and Women's Equality Day. So hop on into our WeHero Delorian folks and let's look into the future of corporate volunteering!

What do we have in store for you today? Fun facts, a new WeHero 100, upcoming webinars, and dates you should definitely be paying attention to.

Let's dive in

1 // Fun fact of the month

Our team was recently at Engage For Good and learned that if 75% of people in North America did their laundry in cold water, it would reduce 27 million metric tons of GHG emission for the decade and save enough energy to power NYC and San Francisco for an entire year! Will WeHero have an event focused on washing machines soon?

A massive shout out to P&G for their efforts to make washing on cold more commonplace among consumers!

2 // WeHero is on tour and continuing to speak on industry webinars and events

Our goal is to share the latest trends when it comes to corporate volunteering and employee engagement. WeHero will be speaking at the following:


Wondering what the heck is going on in the world of corporate volunteer and employee engagement? Tessa Edwards and Ben Sampson are equipped to give you all the answers!

Register Now!

Summit Social Promo

Join us and hear from WeHero during a virtual event that equips social impact leaders in the corporate sector with the strategies, tactics, and guidance they need to turn their companies into forces for good.

Register Now!

3 // Our 10th WeHero 100

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This month we're excited to announce the addition of USAA 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 USAA for all of its accomplishments. Want to learn about what makes them special? Read more.

See The WeHero 100

4 // Key dates to keep in mind

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Don't let these dates coming up in the next 3 months pass you by as you continue crushing your social impact goals!

Pride Month - Month of June

World Environment Day - June 5th

World Oceans' Day - June 8th

Juneteenth - June 19th

World Refugee Day - June 20th

Clean Beaches Week - July 1st

National Intern Day - July 27th

Purple Heart Day - August 7th

International Youth Day - August 12th

National Nonprofit Day - August 17th

World Humanitarian Day - August 19th

Women's Equality Day - August 26th

Keep track of all the social impact days that are important to your employees with our WeHero Social Impact Calendar!

Here's to making an impact

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: Empower the world to change the world.


The WeHero Team

The Writers

Andy VandenBerg
Andy VandenBerg is the co-founder and COO of WeHero where he works closely with hundreds of companies to help them reach their social impact goals. Andy speaks actively about the importance of aligning strategy with social responsibility and how companies can pursue both purpose and profit. Andy’s past experience includes private equity and family office investing. If he’s not in front of his computer, you can find him in the Pacific Ocean or Lake Michigan.
Ben Sampson
Ben Sampson is the co-founder and CEO of WeHero where he works closely with hundreds of companies to help them reach their social impact goals. Ben speaks actively about corporate social responsibility, volunteerism, sustainability, and how companies united with activism drive powerful change. Ben’s past experience includes leading product teams, building startups, and studying sustainable business strategy at Harvard. In his free time, he’s an avid outdoor enthusiast focused on skiing, surfing, and mountain biking.

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