April 23rd, 2021 -
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?
As we look at the last 13 plus months, many across our communities have, and continue to face, unprecedented financial and emotional hardships as a result of the pandemic. To support our customers, communities and employees, our initial giving focused on hunger relief, like meals for seniors, children and families affected by school closings, educational initiatives and support...
April 16th, 2021 -
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.
When we asked our friends at Novant Health what motivates them to invest so heavily in our local nonprofit community and to give so generously, SVP of Consumer Engagement, Dr. Jerome Williams, Jr. shared with us:
“Over the last year, we have seen locally, nationally, and globally the need for services and assistance with basic needs to help people ride out the pandemic. Novant Health exists to improve the health of our communities, one person as a time. In that work, it is important for us to recognize ourselves as partners and support the other amazing organizations in the communities we serve because we cannot meet every need by ourselves. By supporting DO GOOD week, we demonstrate our commitment to our...
April 16th, 2021 -
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.
“Engaging with Share Charlotte has helped us discover and connect with wonderful nonprofits in Charlotte who align with Allstate and The Allstate Foundation’s mission. Sponsoring DO GOOD Week is a natural fit for us as this week of service reflects our own belief that companies, and their employees should give back to the communities we call home.”
How are they doing that? Learn more...
April 14th, 2021 -
DO GOOD Week | April 18-24, 2021
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.
Let Us Match You!
Want to give your time but don’t know where to start? Answer three quick questions and the SHARE Charlotte team will curate a list of volunteer opportunities perfect for YOU this DO GOOD Week based on your volunteering preferences. Just go here!
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