Global Impact Employees to Join Red Nose Day FUN-raising with “Spirit Week” and “Red Nose Onesie” Challenge
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 18, 2016 – Global Impact’s Red Nose Day Spirit Week kicks off this Friday, launching five days of themed activities in the workplace designed to spread the joy of the Red Nose Day movement and ultimately raise money to help lift children and young people out of poverty in the United States and around the world. Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people, supports Red Nose Day – a global movement and live TV special taking place Thursday, May 26 on NBC – which unites celebrities, comedy and the public to have fun and make a difference for kids.
For five days, Global Impact staff will get seriously silly as they dress up and get funny for money. Employees are encouraged to donate and participate in each day’s theme, which include Pajama Day, Cause Awareness Day, Backwards Day, Decade Day, and Crazy Hair Day, and to engage friends and family to do the same.
"Red Nose Day provides an extraordinary opportunity for organizations to engage employees and increase their social impact, efforts that we have been championing for more than 60 years," said Scott Jackson, Global Impact's president and CEO." At Global Impact, we recognize the value of fun and teamwork to our own continued success in growing global philanthropy.” Indeed, for Global Impact’s 2015 Red Nose Day fundraiser, Jackson allowed his own staff, friends and family to tape him to a pole after their donations helped him to exceed his personal fundraising goal.
Next week, to top off Global Impact’s Spirit Week, executives will lead with laughter again. Jackson and Global Impact Vice President Ann Canela have pledged to wear Red Nose Onesies in front of the White House if they once again meet their fundraising goal.
For more information about Red Nose Day, visit rednoseday.org. If you would like to donate to Global Impact’s Red Nose Day Sprit Week and Red Nose Onesie Challenge, click here.
About Global Impact
Global Impact is a leader in growing global philanthropy. The organization builds partnerships and raises resources that help the world’s most vulnerable people by providing integrated, partner-specific advisory and backbone services; campaign design, marketing and implementation for workplace and signature fundraising campaigns; and fiscal agency, technology services and integrated giving platforms. Global Impact works with nearly 450 public and private sector workplace giving campaigns to generate funding for an alliance of more than 120 international charities. Through strategic council and implementation support, Global Impact equips private sector and nonprofit organizations to achieve their philanthropic goals. The organization also serves as administrator for four of the world’s largest workplace giving campaigns, including the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) and the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O). Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.7 billion to help the world’s most vulnerable people.