What Does Volunteering Look Like Now?

With public restrictions changing all over Canada, social distancing is an important practice to be mindful of — so what does volunteering look like in this time of transition? The season of giving is almost upon us, and with so many still under financial strain, giving your time is a great way to say thanks […]

Three Non-Profits to Support this International Women’s Day

Sunday, March 8, 2020 marks International Women’s Day – a day to take action and spread awareness about global gender equality. This #IWD2020, we’re highlighting three non-profits using #BrokersOfGood that work to protect, support and empower women and girls in BC.  What We’re Working With There is still work to be done here in Canada. A large […]

Step Up Your Giving With New Features in #BrokersOfGood

Hey businesses! Let’s talk. We’re excited to announce the launch of our two new features in #BrokersOfGood – employee volunteer program support and a donation request management system. Let us help you become a company known for caring.  New Feature #1 | Employee Volunteer Program (EVP) Support According to America’s Charity Snapshot, “60% of businesses […]

3 Reasons Why Your Company Should Be Giving Back

Your employees are asking you about giving back. Everywhere you look, you see your competitors doing it. From within, you have a true desire to improve the well-being of your community. At this point you may be asking yourself – should my company be giving back? In case you need more of a nudge to get […]

Handling Donation Requests in 5 Easy Steps

Corporate giving is a rewarding experience for both your business and the non-profits you support. At HeartPress, we see many companies provide opportunities for charities to request donations, whether that be in-kind, financial, volunteer or pro-bono services. Unfortunately, these same companies often receive an overwhelming number of monthly donation requests. Sound familiar? As much as […]

The Rise of Social Enterprises

When it comes to giving back to your community through your business, social enterprises are different from corporate giving strategies, though both place a focus on the greater good.  But, what is a social enterprise? Social enterprises are organizations or businesses that are providing goods or services to the public marketplace, but have a dual purpose of “generating […]

How Do Companies Undertake Brand Activism?

Brand activism involves using your business – your brand – to advocate for a cause close to your heart, and the hearts of your loyal customers. Companies showcase their support for their causes in many different ways including public announcements, lobbying, or marketing campaigns surrounding the issue, as well as more standardized corporate giving strategies like […]

The Simple, Yet Powerful Way Maximum Express Gives Back

In addition to helping you do more for your community by giving back, at HeartPress, we’re here to motivate you through the stories of local businesspeople who are already doing incredible good. We’re so pleased to start off this Giving Back feature series with a truly inspiring individual: Al Hasham. Al is the co-owner of […]

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