There are countless ways your organization and employees can work together with us to make a difference in the lives of roughly 2,000 youth facing homelessness and human trafficking survivors who come to Covenant House New Jersey every year.
Our partnerships don’t just help our youth move from crisis to independent living, they also help businesses and community organizations thrive by working together to make a real difference in local communities where people live and work.
For team building, be a Team Captain and get a team together to fundraise and sleep out to show your solidarity with our youth. Set up one or many groups in a friendly competition to see who can raise the most funds. Then gather together for a life-changing overnight Sleep Out experience in-person, virtually, or both. Sleep Out editions in the Fall include Action for Change and Executive Edition, and in the Spring, Young Professionals and Women Unite. Sleep Out, so others don’t have to. Click here to learn more about Sleep Outs and how to get involved.
Services Days are an excellent opportunity for employees, employee affinity groups or community organizations to engage directly and provide assistance to our young people. Our team will work with your organization to develop a service project that facilitates team building and serves the needs of our young people. Virtual opportunities available. Learn more about our Dove Learning Center and ways you can help.
Promote your business or organization by sponsoring an event, making a donation, or starting your own cause marketing campaign. We organize campaigns throughout the year that you and your team can join. These campaigns include Sleep Outs throughout the year, our signature gala – A Night of Broadway Stars in the Spring and our August Golf Outing. Click here to learn more about our events.
Our team can also help you create a custom fundraising and awareness campaign in conjunction with a planned company event.
Your financial support allows us to serve more youth, continually monitor progress through rigorous research and evaluation, and develop and implement evidence-based best practices for ending youth homelessness. Make investments through your foundation, company matching gifts, or set up a corporate-sponsored fundraising campaign. Specific areas of need include youth crisis support, transitional housing, education, employment opportunities, mental health, and pregnant/new mothers and their children. You can also encourage your staff to donate by matching their payroll deductions, annual donations, or the funds they raise at an event.
Opportunity for individuals to be 1:1 Job Coach Volunteers. This is a 5-10 week commitment to meet weekly with a select youth to support them in their job-readiness. Also, provide youth opportunities within your company on an internship, part-time or full-time basis. This partnership opportunity is long-term.
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