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Alexandria, Va. –
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has donated a total of nearly $65,000 to two major relief efforts in response to the recent earthquake in Haiti.
SHRM's board of directors donated $50,000 to the
Clinton-Bush Relief Fund. The Fund invests in infrastructure, job creation, training, and the development of small and medium-size businesses.
In addition, the board pledged to match the contributions of SHRM employees, creating an additional gift of $14,700. These funds are being made available to
American Red Cross International Response Fund.
"Thanks to the leadership of board chair Robb Van Cleave, fellow board members, and the SHRM community, these donations will make an important contribution to Haiti's human capital needs," said SHRM President and CEO Laurence G. O’Neil.
In addition to the cash donation, SHRM established a social networking group to allow SHRM members around the globe to communicate with family members and colleagues in Haiti.
“These donations are a reflection of the HR profession’s generous response to the disastrous earthquake in Haiti,” said O’Neil. “The SHRM community was inspired by the stories of strength and survival from SHRM members living and working in Haiti.”
Relief Efforts for Haiti Poll, released in early March, found that employers are stepping up to help victims of the Haiti earthquake and affected staff.
More than half (52 percent) of surveyed employers were currently providing assistance with relief efforts to aid victims of the Haiti earthquake disaster, and seven percent said their organizations were planning on providing assistance.
The top five ways employers have provided assistance already are:
For information on donating to Haiti disaster relief organizations through the SHRM, please visit:
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