We are proud to announce that The Conflict Center is one of eight non-profit agencies that have been accepted as new members of Community Shares. Starting with the 2012 campaign, The Conflict Center will now be listed in all Community Shares materials for workplace giving and public sector campaigns, in over 175 worksites throughout the state of Colorado.
Started in 1986, Community Shares is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Community Shares raised $1.6 million dollars last year for more than 100 Colorado nonprofit organizations. According to the Center on Philanthropy, workplace giving campaigns are the most cost efficient method of raising charitable dollars. Year-round giving through payroll contributions provides charities with a steady flow of dollars to support many important programs and services.
Although we enjoyed a long history of partnership with Mile High United Way, recent revisions to their funding priorities changed our status so The Conflict Center decided to pursue active membership with Community Shares. Through Community Shares, the majority of workplace giving is done through designations to specific agencies. Community Shares has no minimum donation amount and encourages each donor to choose the nonprofit(s) to receive their gifts.
We ask that any of our supporters who participate in workplace giving campaigns, either through Community Shares, United Way or other federations, designate their payroll gifts to The Conflict Center. Or if you wish to start a payroll giving campaign at your workplace contact Community Shares. A paycheck contribution of only $1 a day or $5 each work week adds up to a $260 annual donation! By designating your pledge of $1 a day you will help The Conflict Center continue to wage peace in schools, organizations, families and communities.
For more information about Community Shares visit their website at www.cshares.org.Tweet