There's no higher-impact way for a business to give back to society than through pro bono. For nonprofits and communities, the value of skilled support can be 500% greater than the value of traditional volunteering. As we face tough economic and social challenges, the talent of corporate America’s best and brightest is needed now more than ever.
Kim Cardenas was a Casualty Processor at Allstate Insurance Company. She had joined Allstate because she wanted to work for a good company, and had been there almost three years. But Kim was also a victim of domestic violence and financial abuse. “I was ashamed and I felt embarrassed because my marriage wasn’t working. Financially, we were devastated. I was being kept out of the financial decisions that affected the overall picture of our lives.”
This guest blog post was contributed by Amanda MacArthur, Vice President of CDC Development Solutions, which has taken the A Billion + Change pledge. CDC Development Solutions is holding its Third Annual International Corporate Volunteer Conference in Washington, D.C. on April 11 and 12. Join Amanda for a "Sneak Preview" webinar of the conference on March 20 at 2pm: http://bit.ly/x4XdNu