WeHero May 2023 Newsletter

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Our data shows that employees want to volunteer 4.7 times per year. Our data also shows that employees want 3 months of vacation and a Whole Foods expense card. We can't give your employees all the dream perks, but we can definitely help you with awesome volunteer and engagement programs.

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What do we have in store for you today? New WeHero experiences, a new WeHero 100, events we're attending, and dates you should definitely be paying attention to.

Let's dive in

1 // Three new WeHero experiences

We spend months, sometimes years, designing new volunteer experiences for you. We're excited to drop three new volunteer experiences!

Behind The Grind V2

Learn the complex story of coffee production, then taste test the difference between sustainable and mass-produced coffee.

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Learning Library

Empower individuals with the opportunity to discover a personally relevant book through Little Free Library.

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Save the Great Barrier Reef, one image at a time!

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2 // Want to hang out with WeHero in person?

WeHero will be on tour in May, attending:

Benevity Live | May 9 - 12

Engage For Good | May 16 - 18

Sustainable Brands | May 22 - 24

Want to talk about your volunteer and engagement strategy? Interested in seeing how tall we are off of Zoom? We'd love to hang out. Get in touch with us and let us know if you're attending one of these events!

I'm Going!

3 // This WeHero 100 got a little hairy

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This month we're excited to announce the addition of PetSmart 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 PetSmart 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!

Women's Healthcare Month - Month of May

Asian American and Pacific Islander 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 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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