SGWS Announces Employee Holiday Giving Campaign Results

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has announced the results of its Holiday Giving Campaign, which ran from November 1 to December 31, 2019.

Southern Glazer’s encouraged employees to vote and select three organizations from a pool of 10 charities on VolunCheers Online, the company’s enterprise-wide employee volunteering and giving portal.

The three organizations that garnered the most votes — recipients of the final donation — are Feeding America, the Humane Society and Operation Gratitude.

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As part of the Holiday Giving Campaign, Southern Glazer’s pledged to donate $25 for each employee volunteer hour recorded on VolunCheers Online during the campaign period. Southern Glazer’s also included an additional $50 donation for every employee (up to 500) who registered on VolunCheers Online for the first time during the campaign period.

Altogether, employees recorded 3,850 volunteer hours on VolunCheers Online. The platform garnered more than 500 registered users, totaling a final donation amount of $121,250

Feeding America, the Humane Society, and Operation Gratitude will each receive $40,417 on behalf of Southern Glazer’s employees.

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“This campaign’s success was achieved through the significant time and effort our employees put into giving back through volunteerism,” says Wayne E. Chaplin, Chief Executive Officer, Southern Glazer’s. “We’re so proud to have such a compassionate team and are thrilled to be supporting these meaningful and diverse causes.”

Southern Glazer’s employees created 78 volunteer events during the Holiday Giving Campaign period, benefiting 67 charitable organizations. More than 25 percent of Southern Glazer’s 22,000 employees across the U.S., Canada, and Caribbean are currently active on the VolunCheers Online portal.

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