Employee Engagement ideas, best practices and stories. Ideas to engage employees through matching gifts or matching gift, workplace giving, volunteering work, volunteering opportunities to engage employees in giving back and volunteering.
Canlis Restaurant's Matching Gift Program Spurs Growth During Economic Downturn Like most restaurants, Canlis gives back - a lot! And, they feel really good when they are able to support nonprofits in the surrounding areas by giving back, yet were overwhelmed at times by the sheer number of folks asking for donations. They did not feel so good about having to say “no”, occasionally. The problem was, as more & more folks became aware of their traditional restaurants giving back program, it became unsustainable. Most of us would agree, restaurants receive far more than their fair share of donation requests. Mark Canlis says, “The problem is, restaurants bear the full burden of the entire donation and there is very little thankfulness [...]