New Opportunities for Trade Education for At-risk Youth

New Opportunities for Trade Education for At-risk Youth

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 5:30pm

CAMPAIGN: Connecting Business to Cause


“Basically what I was hoping for was a spot for me, where I could actually help.”

This specific quote is from reality TV star, Josh Temple.  But whether you are a celebrity, an individual employee donor, a volunteer, or a company looking for a cause to support – we’ve all said this quote in our own words at some point. 

As donors, this is a popular time of year for giving and connecting with charities to support.  In fact, nearly 30 percent of all charitable giving occurs during the month of December, according to Network for Good. For companies, this time of year is common for evaluating the impact your social responsibility and charitable giving programs have had in the past year, and for planning which charities and causes to support as the New Year begins.

As we addressed in a recent blog post, Measuring the Impact and Success of a Nonprofit-Corporate Partnership, some needs are more visible and apparent than others.  But if you look a little deeper into a cause, you will find there is often a lesser known, but equally important need that could benefit from your support. One example is Boys Town

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