Pine Street Inn’s efforts to end homelessness are enhanced by our partnerships with the corporate community. Providing everything from financial contributions and business expertise to in-kind donations
and volunteer service
, corporations have helped Pine Street expand our services to homeless men and women throughout Greater Boston.
Pine Street will work with you to match philanthropic and service goals with the needs of our programs.
Pine Street holds a number of fundraisers and special events throughout the year that rely on corporate sponsorship and support to advance our mission. Benefits include promotion of your business in print materials, electronic communications and social media.
HOME REMEDY: A BREAKFAST TO BENEFIT PINE STREET INN
brings together 600 of Boston’s corporate executives, community and philanthropic leaders who are committed to Pine Street's mission to end homelessness.
INNBASSADORS FOR PINE STREET INN
organize fundraising and networking events and volunteer activities to improve the quality of life of homeless and formerly homeless individuals and engaging Boston’s emerging leaders. Become a corporate partner or sponsor an Inn
bassadors event and share your company’s commitment to the community with a receptive young audience.
PINE STREET INN GRADUATION
Our annual Pine Street Inn Graduation
celebrates the accomplishments of the men and women who have completed a job training program, found employment, or moved from homelessness to housing during the past year.
Meal sponsorship not only ensures vital nutrition, but also provides an opportunity to engage with the community through service opportunities, along with banners, signage and social media promotion.
is a great way to support the mission to end homelessness and offer a service opportunity for a large group.
Pine Street is ready to partner with organizations and businesses on a successful and mutually beneficial cause-related marketing campaign. Our staff is ready to collaborate with both local and national partners on creative marketing vehicles that drive business and enhance positive brand associations.
The Ninety-Nine Restaurants holds its annual Have a Heart raffle for Red Sox Green Monster seats at 50 restaurant locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The raffle, aided by Pine Street social media and email communications, raised close to $160,000 for the Inn in 2014.
Sodexo’s OXEDOS Street Grub Food Truck serves a “street food” concepts prepared using fresh, local ingredients at its Campus Dining locations – and it also supports Pine Street! Since its launch in 2012, Sodexo has donated a percentage of sales from the truck to support our programs and services.
Organize An Event
Hosting an event to benefit Pine Street is a great way to help end homelessness in Boston. Each event directly benefits programs and services that are helping people in our community on their journey out of homelessness.
For more information on cause marketing and events, please contact:
A workplace giving program offers employees the ability to make regular donations to eligible charities through payroll deductions.
These programs provide funding we can count on to help men and women in need in our community. For example, if 150 people from your organization each gave $2 a week for a year, you would generate enough money to operate our Street Outreach vans for a month.
Receive recognition in our annual report if your company raises $1,000 or more
Promote your organization's commitment to giving back
Employees make convenient, automatic gifts through payroll deduction or by check or credit card
Offer lifesaving support to people in need in your community
OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT WORKPLACE GIVING:
Matching Gift Programs
Many companies will match charitable gifts made by their employees to qualifying organizations. Find out if your company participates by clicking here
The United Way allows employees to direct their gifts to hundreds of worthwhile charities, including Pine Street Inn. Write in your designation directly to Pine Street Inn.
For more information, please contact:
Lisa Glazer, Senior Director of Institutional Giving
Pine Street Inn has strong and dynamic relationships with our corporate and foundation partners who play a major role in moving our mission forward. Providing everything from financial contributions, business expertise to in-kind donations and volunteer service, corporations have helped Pine Street expand our services to homeless men and women throughout Greater Boston.
THANK YOU TO OUR MAJOR CORPORATE & FOUNDATION PARTNERS:
New Balance Foundation
Ninety Nine Restaurants
SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce
The TJX Foundation
BNY Mellon Charitable/Arthur F. Blanchard Trust
Breen & Sullivan Mechanical Services
Brighton Marine Health Services
Legal Sea Foods
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Natixis Global Asset Management
Pine Street Inn thanks Citizens Bank for their generous support of iCater, our social enterprise. As a food services training program, iCater gives trainees real life work experience while earning an income, allowing them to move forward by gaining employment and independence.
By sponsoring Pine Street's fundraisers and special events throughout the year, corporations support and advance our mission to end homelessness. Thank you to this year's Home Remedy and Innbassadors sponsors.
For more information about partnering with Pine Street Inn, please contact:
Lisa Glazer, Senior Director of Institutional Giving
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