Employee Engagement Opportunities
Hosting an employee engagement packing event is an excellent way to get your colleagues, team members, and kids involved with Blessings in a Backpack. It is a hands-on volunteer activity that we can customize for groups of all sizes and ages and is a meaningful service opportunity for all who participate. Events can take place anywhere – an office, conference venue, or other facilities.
Blessings in a Backpack will work with you to develop an event to meet your goals and available resources. If you haven’t already, book an employee engagement packing event today!
» Events start at 500 bags, increasing by increments of 250, with an average donation of $6 per bag.
» One month notice is required to confirm an event.
Multiple-Site Packing Events
The American Honda Financial Serves conducted packing events at 10 of their US locations, packing a total of 6,000 bags of weekend food.
Large Packing Events
To celebrate the 80 year anniversary of Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois, employees packed over 5,000 bags of food for three Blessings programs in Chicago. This large-scale event concluded a summer of service volunteering campaign and involved more than 300 employees.
Off-Site Packing Events
Molex included an outdoor corporate packing event during its offsite Leadership Conference at a Florida resort with attendees packing 1,000 bags of food for Blessings in a Backpack programs in Pinellas County.
School Investor Packing Events
CME employees pack bags quarterly for 70 students at a school near their Chicago office. Blessings welcomes partnerships with companies that are interested in combining packing bags on a regular basis with a financial commitment to feeding a minimum of 100 kids at a program location.
Packing Competition Between Teams
Coca-Cola employee-volunteers packed more than 1,000 bags for a Blessings program in Atlanta. Two teams from the company’s beverage marketing legal division competed to see which team could pack the fastest.
Take Your Child to Work Day
Protiviti incorporated a packing event into its ‘Take Your Child to Work Day.’ The company’s employee-volunteers and their children packed more than 500 bags of weekend food for kids in Chicago.