Many corporations and businesses are donating funds to aid in the tsunami relief efforts.

Gates: Foundation Gives $3M To Tsunami Victims; Topped By Pfizer’s $35M Donation

Corporations give to tsunami relief – From planes to pills, the world’s largest companies offer millions in cash, donations and services

One of the best ways businesses can help is to match employee contributions. Each gift made by an employee is matched dollar for dollar by the company.

Many companies already have a gift matching program in place. If you plan on making a donation to the relief efforts, check with your company first so that your donation can go even farther.

If you own or are in a leadership position of a business and would like to find out how your company can set up its own employee matching program, see the following article from onPhilanthropy:

Putting Your Employees in the Driver Seat: Matching Gifts and Grassroots Corporate Philanthropy

Posted on 05 January 2005

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