WeHero September 2022 Newsletter

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Vol. 26 // SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

Hello, WeHero community! Apologies that our newsletter is coming out a bit later this month. We know many of you are coming back from some vacation and want you to have the opportunity to unpack that inbox.  

It's September and we continue to plan some of the biggest volunteering days of the year. In this newsletter, we share about the social impact days you should be keeping an eye on, the WeHero 100, WeHero becoming a B Corp, and more!

Let's dive in

 

1 // September Forecast - Planning For End Of Year Volunteering and Employee Engagement Starts Now

We talk a lot with our partners and clients about rolling boulders downhill, not up. When it comes to employee engagement and corporate volunteering, that means planning volunteer experiences during times of the year when employees already want to volunteer. This results in increased participation, increased engagement, and more IMPACT!

Social impact days to have on your radar

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After the Second World War, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted, which represents the first global expression of rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled. It is an acknowledgment that we should remember and understand the value of each human being, regardless of their nationality, color, race, sex, gender, country of origin, language, or otherwise.

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I.

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Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

Ready to make one, two, or all of these social impact days amazing for your team? Get in touch with us to see our experiences!

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2 // WeHero 100

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This week we announced the WeHero 100, recognizing the best companies at social impact and employee engagement. If you missed the announcement, you can access it here. Make sure to see the first WeHero 100 profile on Cisco!

More On WeHero 100

 

3 // WeHero Is Officially a B-Corp

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WeHero was built to empower others to impact the world. We are honored to receive the B-Corporation certification and look forward to upholding WeHero to the highest of standards when it comes to social and environmental impact.

 

Here's to making an impact

Our mission is to build innovative solutions that empower organizations and individuals around the world to maximize social impact. To support you in reaching your social impact goals, we've created the WeHero Learn Center. For more of our learn series videos and blogs, visit here.

Cheers,

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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