The holidays can represent a myriad of ideas, depending on whom you ask. For the dedicated entrepreneur, they can signify increased revenue, replete with tight deadlines and long hours. To the American consumer, they may mean additional time off work and shopping for family and friends. Regardless of what the holidays mean to you, it’s almost impossible not to feel a desire to give back to less fortunate individuals and organizations during this time of year.
Many companies organize outings with local nonprofits, while others host food drives or sponsor a family in need. We know, we know – the holidays are insane. But donating your time and/or money to a charity in need can improve employee satisfaction and brand perception, and even give you a much needed happiness boost. To get you in the giving spirit, here are our top 5 picks for the best nonprofits to support during the holidays:COP 21 in Paris, it’s an advantageous time to show your support for protecting the environment. The WCO’s goal is to protect the world largest populations of natural wildlife through, education, science and conservation techniques.
The holidays can be exciting, stressful, renewing and demanding all at the same time, but by taking time to help others, you are also helping yourself and your buisiness. So, as you enter the last leg of 2015, show your appreciation for your employees, business and community by volunteering your time and resources to help someone in need. We promise it will be the best decision you've made all year!