ANNOUNCEMENT FROM SHRM
Date >> February 8, 2019
Houston, Texas, February 8, 2019 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently announced that HR Houston took #1 place for the SHRM Foundation's Top 25 Fundraising Chapters with their continued support of the SHRM Foundation this past year. Through generous member and chapter donations, HR Houston was able to contribute over $17,000.00 to the foundation. Way to go team!!!
Through the support from SHRM chapters, state councils, and volunteer leaders, the SHRM Foundation is able to fulfill their mission to champion workforce and workplace transformation.
To say thanks to chapters, councils, and volunteer leaders who go above-and-beyond, the SHRM Foundation has created a number of recognition awards, one of which is the Top 25 Fundraising Chapter Award. With more than 500 SHRM Chapters, the Top 25 Fundraising Chapters represents 5% of all chapters. Chapters on this prestigious list have the highest total annual contributions, with totals including gifts from the chapter, plus recognition credits given by individuals or companies when making their donation.
HR Houston's continued support of the The SHRM Foundation helps to deliver 300+ scholarships and resources to students and HR professionals to build inclusive organizations where workers thrive and organizations succeed. Additionally, donations from HR Houston and their members, will be used to continue work to engage and integrate military veterans in the workplace. Finally, contributions will support the launch of Innovation Grants, SHRM's newest funding opportunity that supports SHRM state councils and chapters working to improve their communities and build inclusive organizations.
For more information about HR Houston and how you can become a member, visit www.hrhouston.org today.