Charitable organizations rely on the support of not only individuals, but businesses, to be able to provide services to those need. Sometimes they need funds, sometimes supplies, and sometimes man-hours. Forest City Trading Group gets involved on all these levels.
It's refreshing to get out of the office and re-learn how awesome your co-workers are, while exercising group trouble-shooting and innovation on new challenges. In-office initiatives like food drives and donation collections usually coincide with an event and staff donations are matched by FCTG.
In addition to helping those in need, studies show that engaging in charitable giving benefits the giver too – it lowers stress levels, increases self-esteem, and keeps depression at bay. Some psychologists call this phenomenon a "helper's high".