Impact Day 2011: How Deloitte Gives Back To the Community

Sep 23, 2011 | Corporate Member News

On September 23, 2011, Deloitte professionals across Canada will take part in a firm-wide day of volunteer service, dedicating our time to working together on community projects and supporting the communities in which we work and live. Instead of going to work in the office, we go to work in the community. We try to make a difference in ways that will better our local communities – by contributing to “hands-on” projects like painting and tree planting or delivering knowledge-based projects.

This will be our firm’s seventh straight year participating in Impact Day activities. So far, we’ve established an enviable record of accomplishments in Deloitte Canada:

  • 30,539 Deloitte people have participated in Impact Day activities
  • 1,446 organizations have received support from Deloitte
  • 2,456 projects have been completed

Impact Day is one of the ways Deloitte demonstrates that we care about our local communities and that helping others and making an impact is important to us. In most cases, we help facilitate projects that organizations wouldn’t otherwise have the time or resources to complete. Impact Day is also a lot of fun and gives us the chance to work with people in new and interesting ways.

Learn More:

Deloitte celebrates fulfillment of three-year, $50-million pro bono commitment: Organization’s 12th annual IMPACT Day highlights long-term commitment to pro bono service.

Community – it’s our business: Deloitte offers key insights and reflections in a report chronicling the organization’s journey to fulfill a $50-million pro bono commitment.

Testimonial library: I made an impact!: Read about how the people of Deloitte have used their business experience to create lasting change in their communities.

Meet Evan Hochberg: Evan Hochberg is the National Director of Community Involvement for Deloitte Services LP where he provides strategic direction for philanthropy, volunteerism, pro-bono and workplace giving. View his full bio.

2011 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey: New insights into volunteerism’s connection to employee engagement and a positive corporate culture.

Key Considerations for Launching a Skills-Based Volunteer Program: We’ve got ideas for individuals who want to volunteer their skills and for businesses who want to help their employees do the same.

10 Tips on How to Volunteer Your Business Skills to a Nonprofit: Ideas on how your organization can help.

About Deloitte

Deloitte, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 7,600 people in 57 offices. Deloitte operates in Québec as Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche s.e.n.c.r.l. Deloitte & Touche LLP, an Ontario Limited Liability Partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

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