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Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Lori Rogers Of Emergency Assistance Foundation (EAF) Is Helping To Change Our World

January 2024

We’ve seen everything from people in Ukraine during the humanitarian crisis, actively responding and even hosting refugees, to those affected by floods and other disasters around the world. It’s incredibly inspiring to witness the resilience of these individuals and how communities come together in support. We’re not just focusing on one individual, but rather how we’ve responded to various disasters and hardships and helped individuals + their families. This includes ongoing conflicts and natural disasters in the Middle East. It’s heartening to hear stories of people rallying to help others, especially in times of tragedy…

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Pitfalls to Avoid When Establishing an Employee Relief Fund - by Doug Stockham

January 2024

When an organization sets up a relief fund, several important choices must be made regarding program design and administration that can impact the overall success of the fun. Unfortunately, many self-administered disaster and hardship relief funds are created haphazardly and do not follow appropriate regulations or guidelines.

Organizations need to avoid the following 10 pitfalls when establishing a disaster hardship relief fund.

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Kohler’s 2022 Believing in Better Report: Enhancing Quality of Life at Kohler

December 2023

Kohler associates share a long history of giving generously of their time and money to support fellow associates when they face the unexpected. The Kohler Associate Relief Fund helps associates who are facing a financial hardship. The program is administered by the Emergency Assistance Foundation. It is funded primarily by Kohler Co. with support from associates. Associates who wish to contribute can make a voluntary ongoing gift or a one-time gift. Associates facing personal hardship or the effects of a disaster can apply for a grant from the fund. Since launching in 2020, the fund has awarded 15 associates a total of $24,644.

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