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Matching Gifts Multiply Your Donation to Vulnerable Children
Through Unity 4 Orphans’ new Matching Gifts page, donors can see their money go even further in the fight against poverty for orphaned and vulnerable children.
You may have read the story about the Meyers family’s matching gift during giving season, and why they’ve made it a tradition. We’ve been blessed by the generosity of this family as well as others who multiplied their impact through matching gifts.
Matching Gift Options During Job Onboarding
Many companies will connect new employees with matching gift benefits during the onboarding process, and it couldn’t be simpler to change the lives of children living in poverty. Even if you are already with a corporation, it is often just as simple as reaching out to HR to request information and get set up for a match.
During onboarding, my company made it really simple to set up a matching gift to Unity 4 Orphans. Companies receive their own tax write-off, so it’s beneficial to them as well. It’s a great way to support this nonprofit and is a feature that’s underutilized by many employees.
Does Your Employer Offer a Matching Gift Program?
Through our dedicated donation match page on our website, you can easily search to find out if your company offers a matching gift program. The tool conveniently locates participating companies and provides information about what each one offers, including match amounts, employee eligibility, donation process, and other helpful information.
The most important aspect of being a human is human connections. Many companies care about a cause when their employees care, so they match the funds or hours worked. We have a responsibility to try, so our impact will be much greater to help with education and tools the children need to be successful in the future.
–Parnaz Seddighrad, U4O Volunteer
Matching Donations for Volunteering Double Your Impact
Many companies offer corporate giving programs called volunteer grants, in which they partner with an employee’s volunteer hours. Relative to the time spent volunteering, the company makes a direct contribution to the nonprofit of the employee’s choosing.
One volunteer, Parnaz, was able to submit nearly twelve hours for time served during recent service trips Her employer in turn made a donation to Unity 4 Orphans. It’s that simple!
With so many ways to give back, what’s your favorite way to make a difference?