How COVID-19 is Shaping Philanthropic Giving at Duke Energy
Duke Energy has been a long time supporter of DO GOOD Week and their unwavering commitment to our nonprofit community doesn’t end there, not even close. Curious how COVID-19 and the past year has impacted Duke Energy’s philanthropic giving? Read this quick Q&A to learn more about their current focus areas, what employee engagement looks like these days, and just how much they have invested in COVID relief efforts.
The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives. How has Duke Energy supported its customers, communities and employees?
SHARE Charlotte is grateful for Novant Health and all of the that they do for our local nonprofit community, including their continued support of our annual DO GOOD Week celebration, all while providing remarkable care to our greater Charlotte community.
Who do you want in your corner when faced with a crisis? We want people who step up, not step away. Our friends at Allstate, an official sponsor of this year's DO GOOD Week celebration, have been keeping clients in good hands, especially through crises, for 90 years.
But it's’ not just their clients who Allstate and the Allstate Foundation care for, they are committed to supporting our entire community.
“Volunteerism is core to our culture at Allstate. It’s at the heart of everything we do,” says Paula Stang, Associate Manager of Community Leadership for the Allstate Foundation.
We all know time is a valuable thing, but do you know just how valuable yours could be to a local nonprofit? Simply put, the support of volunteers is critical and can determine the success of an organization.
Now in its fifth year, DO GOOD Week, a local celebration of National Volunteer Week, is an annual opportunity for our community to intentionally come together and give time and talent to support our local nonprofits.
No matter what cause you care about, or how you want to give your time, there is a nonprofit that needs you. Visit dogood.sharecharlotte.org to DO GOOD today.
Terrie serves on the board of Carolina Breast Friends (CBF) and recently offered to lead a virtual session called Creating a “Healthy” New Normal in High-Stress Times for CBF staff and the survivors they serve. The session covered important topics like self-awareness, managing change and dealing with stress - all topics which impact the quality of people’s lives, especially now.
SHARE Charlotte is proud to have Novant Health on board as an official partner of DO GOOD Week: Home Edition and is grateful for all of the GOOD they do for our local nonprofit community, all while providing remarkable care to our greater Charlotte community.
SHARE Charlotte is so grateful for official partner of DO GOOD Week: Home Edition, Wells Fargo, for their support of this year’s celebration as well as all the GOOD they do for the Charlotte community year round and, in particular, now in the face of crisis.
Wells Fargo has taken and continues to take actions to support their employees, customers and the communities they call home during this extremely difficult time, making investments at both national and local levels.
Ross Danis admits he teared up when he learned Meck Ed was getting a check for $1,000 from the Carolina Panthers.
“I could just cry. When you run a nonprofit and you get a call like that, especially these days, it really did bring a tear to my eye,” Danis says.
Meck Ed works with high school seniors at some of Charlotte’s most challenged high schools getting them college and career ready.
This Charlotte nonprofit was one of more than 30 regional organizations that got the unexpected phone call from the Panthers - all thanks to a celebration of the NFL’s 100th anniversary season last year.
SHARE Charlotte is incredibly grateful for DO GOOD Week: Home Edition official partner YMCA of Greater Charlotte. In addition to supporting this year’s local celebration of National Volunteer Week, during this time of crisis, The YMCA is pivoting efforts to serve its employees, members, and our community at large by doing things such as providing free childcare for essential healthcare employees and creating a staff relief fund.
SHARE Charlotte is incredibly grateful for official partner of DO GOOD Week: Home Edition, Allstate, and was overwhelmed by their unwavering support and ability to embrace all of the necessary changes that were made to this year’s local celebration of National Volunteer Week in response to the current pandemic.
When it comes to responding in the face of crisis, Allstate is no stranger. In fact, they’ve been protecting people for almost 90 years. And now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they are working to keep their customers, employees, agencies and communities safe and healthy as we all change our routines to slow the spread of COVID-19. Recognizing that businesses must step up to help those in need, Allstate and The Allstate Foundation are committed to supporting our communities and nonprofit partners.
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