Employee participation in the 2015 campaign was a record-breaking 70 percent, compared with 66 percent in 2014. The Standard will distribute the contributions, combined with its corporate giving, to a wide variety of nonprofit and academic organizations during 2016.
“The Standard’s annual Employee Giving Campaign continues to reflect the depth of both our employees’ and corporate commitment to supporting the communities where we work and live,” said
The 2015 campaign included a variety of events and programs to encourage employee giving. One popular activity is the Jeans Days Program in which The Standard encourages employees to donate
The following are among the many organizations receiving support (figures cited include pledges by employees and retirees and fundraisers, as well as the dollar-for-dollar match by The Standard):
|Albertina Kerr Centers||$150,000|
|Guiding Eyes for the Blind||$62,000|
|Oregon Health & Science University Foundation||$60,000|
|Oregon Food Bank||$56,000|
|Work for Art/Regional Arts & Culture Council||$53,000|
|Freestore Foodbank, Cincinnati, Ohio||$47,000|
|Oregon Humane Society||$27,000|
|University of Oregon Foundation||$24,000|
|Oregon Public Broadcasting||$23,000|
For more information about community involvement at The Standard, visit www.standard.com/community.
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Bob Speltz, 971-321-3162
Senior Director, Public Affairs
Investor Relations and Financial Media
Jeff Hallin, 971-321-6127
Vice President, Investor Relations and Capital Markets