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Workplace Giving

Support the Long Island Coalition For the Homeless at Your Workplace

Benefits of Workplace Giving

The Numbers Don't Lie!

  • In 2015, 88% of business owners believed effective employee engagement programs help attract and retain employees

  • Employees want to work for a company that cares - in fact 79% of people prefer to work for a socially responsible company and 79% of employees think it’s important that their companies match their charitable giving.

  • According to Project ROI, a well-designed corporate social responsibility program can increase employee engagement up to 7.5%, increase employee productivity by 13%, reduce employee turnover by 50%, and increase revenue by as much as 20%.

  • In 2015, 86% of corporations believed that employees expect them to provide opportunities to engage in the community and 87% believed their employees expect them to support causes and issues that matter to those employees.

*Statistics provided by American Charities*

  • Federal Employees Combined Federal Campaign:  Pledges made by 46,171 Federal civilian, postal and military employees who work on Long Island, in New York City and in the Westchester/Hudson Valley region can end eliminate homelessness in our region! The campaign season is from September 1st to December 15th to support organizations that provide essential health and human service benefits. The Long Island Coalition for the Homeless Combined Federal Campaign #74651.

  • New York State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA): The Long Island Coalition for the Homeless participates in numerous state, county, and municipal employee campaigns. Our SEFA #65-00012

  • Private Company Employees: Long Island Coalition for the Homeless is a choice in the workplace giving campaigns of many local and national companies. Look for us in your employer’s workplace giving campaign or ask your human resources department how to support us.

  • United Way: Many United Way campaigns offer a “write-in” option. Write in our complete name – Long Island Coalition for the Homeless, Inc - with Tax ID/EIN 11-2770718. United Way campaigns vary in their processes and in rules governing the distribution of donations within each local or regional campaign. Check with your Human Resource department for information on how to participate.

  • Workplace Events: Invite the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless participate in your workplace giving event, charity fair or kick-off. Please email Bailey Riekkinen if you would like us to participate in your event.

How to Support LICH at your Workplace

Get Your Donation Matched!

Your donation can go twice as far toward helping Long Island's most vulnerable families and individuals! 

Did you know that over 18 million individuals work for companies with matching gift programs?  Some companies even match gifts made by retirees or spouses of the employee! It's not just about momentary donations - 80% of companies with volunteer grant programs provide between $8-$15 per hour volunteered!

Workplace giving provides a powerful message to the community that your business is a leader in the fight against homelessness. Send your employees and all of Long Island a clear message that you want to help - start a workplace giving campaign today!​

  • Setting up Workplace Giving:  Have an member of your executive team contact America’s Charities at 800-458-9505 or visit their website at for more information setting up a workplace giving campaign.​

  • How You Can Help: Coordinate with your executive team to make the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless the "featured charity" at your kick-off event. Then spread the word throughout the company on ways to support the Coalition!

  • ​LICH will Support Your Campaign By:​ Providing flyers and informational material on homelessness in our region and the need for a community effort to create long lasting permanent solutions. Promote the campaign co-branded social media campaigns and press releases. 

For Employers

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