Great things happen when employees come together to improve the community where they live and work. Morale builds, job commitment grows and productivity increases. United Way of the Greater Capital Region's workplace campaigns are about bringing people together to tackle our community's priorities in in the areas of BASIC NEEDS, EDUCATION, INCOME and HEALTH. Whether you're a small business, major corporation or a nonprofit, you can join the hundreds of local businesses and organizations that LIVE UNITED. Benefits to your business include:
Staff and Organizational Development
Having your employees work with United Way provides staff development opportunities and builds teamwork. A United Way Campaign also connects employees from all levels and departments who might not otherwise have the opportunity to work together, fostering a more cohesive workforce,
Because your support is acknowledged in United Way materials and at public events, you gain positive exposure for your company. You benefit from an enhanced commmunity image and alignment with one of the world's most recognizable brands. This public acknowledgement can help your marketing and employee recruitment efforts.
Connect to Your Community
Supporting United Way not only provides a means for your employees to give financially, but also an opportunity to volunteer and learn about services they or someone close to them may need. Because your employees may be benefiting from United Way-funded programs, you gain a stronger, healthier workforce. Since United Way dollars are raised and invested locally, the money you and your employees contribute makes our community a better place to live, work and grow your business.
Results that Matter
Contributing to United Way's Community Care Fund is the BEST way to do the MOST good with a SINGLE contribution. United Way studies community needs and tracks the results of donations to the Community Care Fund so donors are assured of accountability and results.
To learn more about starting a United Way workplace campaign, contact a member of our Donor Relations team at 518.456.2200.