Author archives: Danielle Boykin, Corporate Recruiter

“Recruiting” Teammates to Give Back for LLS

By Danielle Boykin, Corporate Recruiter

It’s reported that on average, Americans aspire to donate 3–10% of their taxed income to charitable efforts.

Aspire is the key word here. When I personally ran those numbers, I was amazed at how far off I was in what I donate…and by off, I mean completely not even in the ballpark of that percentage. So I started thinking about how I could make a bigger dent in how I contribute.

In college, I was a member of a service organization that emphasized giving back to the Four “C’s:” Country, Community, Campus, and Chapter. We often gave back with our time (because let’s face it, most college students are barely scraping by). But as I’ve gotten older and more comfortable, I like being able to make a difference in more diverse ways—whether it’s coaching or mentoring a young professional, or donating time and/or money to a cause I’m passionate about.

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