Employees engage with company-sponsored emergency relief funds in two ways:
Increasing employee awareness and participation is critical to fund success. Here are a few ideas for ways that companies can raise awareness and thereby, participation levels.
An employee emergency relief fund is one way to make employees feel valued. Keeping employees informed about the work of the fund is a way to increase employee engagement in its success.
President, Emergency Assistance Foundation
The Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. is a 501c(3) charity created to design and operate multiple employer-sponsored disaster relief and employee hardship funds. These funds allow domestic and international employers and employees to help their coworkers in times of crises.
EAF is a 501c(3) tax-exempt, public, non-profit organization with IRS approval specifically for Employee Hardship and Disaster Relief Funds which can be administered in the United States, Canada and internationally.