Opportunities for Businesses and Employees
How Can Partnership Help My Business?
Inland Empire United Way is dedicated to improving the lives and futures of children and families in need in our community by strategically investing in education, health and financial stability. Dollars given local, stay local and we are proud that 87% of every dollar is directed to program expenses, beating the industry standard.
Educational attainment rates are 39% lower than the statewide average.
Our future workforce and consumer base will be determined by our investment in local youth today!
5 REASONS TO PARTNER WITH US
#1 Improve the quality of life in our region and help vulnerable children and families.
Every contribution of time and dollars to Inland Empire United Way helps to improve the education, health and financial stability of families and children right here in the Inland Empire. With 1 in 4 children in our communities living in poverty, your partnership will ensure that much needed services will be available to help them succeed in school, and ultimately in life.
#2 Demonstrate your commitment to the community.
93% of consumers want to know what companies are doing to make the world a better place. As a United Way partner, your company establishes itself as corporate leader in philanthropy and paves the way for the success of future generations, qualified employees, and well-resourced customers.
#3 Valuable marketing and tax advantages.
“Sponsorship can enhance a company’s image and visibility; differentiate the company from competitors; help develop closer relationships with current and prospective customers, showcase products and services; and allow the company to compete more effectively against bigger firms that have much larger advertising budgets.” Harvey Meyer, Nations Business.
#4Increase employee and customer loyalty.
Did you know that 85% of consumers are more likely to purchase from a corporation that supports a cause? United Way is highly recognized and the only non-profi t included on Forbes’ list of The World’s Most Valuable Brands. Additionally, statistics show that employees value a company-wide culture of helping others and giving back.
#5 Attract new local customers or clients.
IEUW has the ability to reach nearly 10,000 supporters each month and untold thousands throughout our community who recognize United Way. Furthermore, it is well documented that cause related marketing can be extremely effective in increasing a company’s bottom line. United Way is distinctly positioned to create innovative strategic partnerships that drive community and business success.
Offer an Employee Volunteer Team Building Project
United Way’s ieVolunteers can help you organize a volunteer project for your employees that will help build camaraderie and improve morale. It’s an easy way to increase awareness of needs in our local community and can be tailored to your specifications as to location, day and time. Projects can last as short as one hour or up to a full day.
Host a School Supply Drive or Kids Pack Food Drive
It’s easy and impactful. Help local children from low-income neighborhoods by collecting new school supplies or Kids Pack food items (list made available) to help ensure these students are successful in school. Everyone can participate and know they are making a difference. Don’t want to shop and collect items? Virtual drives are also available.
Conduct an Employee Giving Campaign
Invite your employees to donate through a simple and easy payroll deduction to help leverage your company’s community investment and make a powerful difference. We’ll help make it a fun, positive and rewarding experience for your team. For more information contact Alyssa Cotter at 909-980-2857, ext. 214 or click the button below to email.
Host a Bag Childhood Hunger Campaign
Help feed hungry children in our community. It’s simple! Select your dates, distribute Bag Childhood Hunger Materials provided by United Way, and ask group members or employees to brown bag their lunch and donate what lunch out would have cost to IEUW’s Kids Pack Program!
Marketing Opportunities and Sponsorships
Align your company with the well-respected United Way brand and enjoy increased community exposure while gaining tax benefits with your marketing dollars. Sponsor an event, program or special project to create a win-win for our community and your business. For more information contact Alyssa Cotter at 909-980-2857, ext. 214 or click the button below to email.
Make a Contribution
A gift of any size can demonstrate your company’s leadership as a good corporate citizen. A company or foundation investment can be directed to a specific IEUW program or match employees’ donations for greater impact.