Author archives: Danielle Boykin, Corporate Recruiter

“Recruiting” Teammates to Give Back for LLS

By Danielle Boykin, Corporate Recruiter on Sep. 9, 2014 View Comments

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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