6 Reasons Why Your Company Should Volunteer

At America's Grow-a-Row, we're passionate about what we do! Our Fields of Service program is all about making a difference in our community, and we believe that corporate volunteering is a powerful way to create positive change.

At America’s Grow-a-Row, we’re passionate about what we do! Our Fields of Service program is all about making a difference in our community, and we believe that corporate volunteering is a powerful way to create positive change. If you’re looking for meaningful opportunities for your company to give back, we invite you to join us in our mission to provide fresh, healthy produce to those in need. Here are six reasons why volunteering at America’s Grow-a-Row is not just good for the community, but also for your company:

1. Team Building Success:

Volunteering at America’s Grow-a-Row isn’t just about picking produce for those in need; it’s about cultivating camaraderie and strengthening bonds within your team. Working side by side in the fields fosters teamwork, communication, and trust, which translates into a more cohesive and motivated workforce back at the office.

2. A Shot of Morale:

There’s something magical about seeing the impact of your efforts firsthand. As your team harvests fresh produce for those in need, you’ll experience a profound sense of fulfillment and pride. At the end of each volunteer day, we share the number of pounds and the servings of produce that your group harvested. This is a great way to show your team the impact that they can make. This boost in morale can have a ripple effect, energizing your team and infusing the workplace with positivity.

3. Purpose-Driven Engagement:

In today’s socially conscious world, employees want to work for companies that care about more than just their profitability. By volunteering at America’s Grow-a-Row, you demonstrate your commitment to corporate social responsibility and community engagement, which can help attract and retain top talent who share your values. In fact, companies with engaged employees have a 43% lower turnover rate. source

4. Brand Brilliance:

Corporate volunteerism is good for the soul and for your business. When your company volunteers at America’s Grow-a-Row, you’re not only making a tangible impact in the community but also enhancing your brand’s reputation. Be sure to tell the world what you’re doing and motivate others to help! Corporate volunteerism provides great content for press release, social media posts, and video content. Customers, clients, and stakeholders appreciate companies that give back, and your participation can help strengthen those relationships.

5. Skills Galore:

Volunteering is about more than giving; it’s also about growing, no pun intended. While volunteering, your team will have the opportunity to develop new skills, from teamwork and leadership to problem-solving and decision-making. These invaluable experiences not only benefit your employees personally, but also contribute to their professional development.

6. Well-being Wonderland:

Employee well-being is a top priority for any company, and volunteering can play a significant role in promoting a healthy and happy workforce. Research shows that volunteering is linked to reduced stress, increased happiness, and improved overall well-being. By volunteering at America’s Grow-a-Row, you’re not just nourishing the community; you’re also nurturing your employees’ well-being.

Ready to Make a Difference?

Join us in making a difference! Whether you’re a small startup or a Fortune 500 company, there’s a place for you in our fields. Together, we can harvest hope, cultivate compassion, and sow the seeds of change.

Fill out our volunteer form and contact us today to learn more about how your company can get involved.

Rachel Buxbaum, rachel@americasgrowarow.com Let’s grow together

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