Volunteer Programs Can Build Morale and Improve Retention

Employer-sponsored volunteer programs can build goodwill within the local community and boost a company’s image. They also can help retain employees by teaching them new skills and improving their morale, according to a 2023 global study conducted for investment company Ares Management by Edge Research.

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Karl Sather’s Contributions to Social Impact at Fidelity Investments

Common Impact’s collaborative efforts thrive on the commitment of dedicated companies and their corporate volunteers who generously contribute their expertise to nonprofits. For 20 years, Fidelity and Common Impact have partnered to create impactful employee engagement initiatives, strengthening Fidelity’s social impact and incorporating community engagement…


Empowering Communities: Teresa Pelletier on Financial Education and Volunteerism at Fidelity Investments 

Teresa Pelletier’s journey has been marked by a deep-rooted commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of people and communities. Starting her career as a local reporter, Teresa developed a passion for community engagement in print media before moving into community relations…


Redefining Financial Education for Young Minds with Twyla Prindle in Partnership with Fidelity Investments and Common Impact

Financial literacy is often overlooked in mainstream education, yet it is a vital skill that can significantly influence an individual’s lifelong outcomes. That is why Twyla Prindle introduces financial education to children as young as seven in her innovative and…


Build stronger communities: Sharonda Glover’s Inspiring Journey at YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and Collaboration with Common Impact and The Allstate Foundation 

At the heart of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago‘s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and advocate for peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Sharonda Glover, an integral figure in the organization’s marketing endeavors, amplifies this mission through storytelling, community…


Empowering Girls: La’Keisha Gray-Sewell and Girls Like Me Project’s Collaboration with Common Impact and The Allstate Foundation 

As the Founder and Executive Director of Girls Like Me Project, La’Keisha Gray-Sewell is committed to empowering African American girls. Her mission is to help them critically examine social, cultural, and political ideologies in media, including negative stereotypes. Her organization equips them with…


Empowering Underserved Students: A 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation Collaboration with Common Impact and Unum Group 

Access to higher education can sometimes feel like a distant dream for underserved high school students, but Andrew H. Ragland, CEO and Founder of 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation, is changing that narrative. We met Andrew through a collaborative skills-based volunteering…


Nonprofit Leadership Spotlight: Aka Denjongpa,Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts

Meet Aka Denjongpa, a seasoned leader committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, combined with a remarkable talent for problem-solving and fostering collaboration. Currently serving as the Director of Community Engagement and partnerships at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts,…

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