Celebrating Earth Day with Purpose Across 32 Companies and 125 Volunteers

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Cori Hammoor
Director of Marketing
April 25, 2024

This year, we celebrated Earth Day not just by talking about conservation but by actively participating in it through our Earth Day Wildlife Conservation Virtual Volunteer Event. Powered by Percent Pledge, this first-of-its-kind Community Volunteer Event (CVE) was a resounding success that turned passion into action, offering an unforgettable and impactful experience exclusively for Percent Pledge customers.

Our goal was to harness the widespread enthusiasm for Earth Day to create a meaningful and engaging experience for our community. We succeeded beyond expectations, engaging a diverse group from 32 companies, with 168 registrants and a remarkable 74% attendance rate.

In total, 125 dedicated volunteers showed up to contribute their time and skills, undertaking the crucial task of identifying, counting, and tracking wild beluga whales through underwater photo analysis. This vital work helps scientists gather essential data on the age, sex, and group dynamics of belugas, contributing to ongoing efforts to understand and preserve these majestic creatures.

Our volunteers' efforts resulted in over 5,500 animals being identified, with 125 hours of service provided, translating into an impressive $13,875 of in-kind value.

The feedback from participants was overwhelmingly positive, reflecting the event's success and the meaningful engagement it fostered.

A significant highlight was the enthusiastic endorsement from one of our customer's main contact:

The Beluga event was a huge hit! So fun. I'm really loving these Percent Pledge Community Volunteer Events.
People & Culture, BioMarin

This kind of feedback is especially valuable as it comes from leaders in People, Culture, and Social Impact—professionals dedicated to fostering a culture of giving and community engagement within their companies.

Why our Community Volunteer Events stand out

Our CVEs are designed to address the pain points that many organizations face when trying to engage employees in social impact activities. By providing a seamless, engaging, and impactful volunteer experience, we make it easy for companies to foster a culture of giving and enhance employee engagement.

  • Exclusive access: Our CVEs are a unique offering available exclusively to Percent Pledge customers.
  • Ease of participation: With virtual events, employees can contribute without leaving their desks, making it accessible and convenient.
  • High impact: Each event is designed to have a measurable impact, supported by thorough planning and execution.
  • Expert support: Our dedicated social impact managers ensure that each event runs smoothly and achieves its objectives.

Ready to bring the power of Community Volunteer Events to your organization? Learn more about our CVEs and how Percent Pledge can help you engage your employees in meaningful social impact activities.

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Discover how our Virtual Earth Day event united 125 volunteers from 32 companies in a successful wildlife conservation effort, making a tangible impact by identifying over 5,500 beluga whales. Learn about the power of community and technology in fostering meaningful environmental action.
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