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Carol Wain, President
Incentive Depot Inc.
Phone: 866 943 3768 or Cell: 250 338 3821
Volunteer Appreciation Now a Year-Round Event Thanks to Generous Donation by BC Company
/24-7PressRelease/ - UNION BAY, BC, May 03, 2006 - As Volunteer Appreciation Month draws to a close, Incentive Depot, a performance improvement company specializing in corporate reward and recognition programs, urges volunteer organization to recognize personal contribution year round. To assist registered charities to achieve this challenge, Incentive Depot is excited to announce two new programs that it will donate to qualifying organizations. Valued at nearly $150,000, this initiative, the largest charitable donation offered by the company to date, not only provides a unique way to raise much-needed funds but also enables charities to draw on Incentive Depot's extensive resources to recognize and reward those critical to the organization's success.
Charities with a National presence and a base of 500 or more volunteers can apply for one of two Incentive Depot Charitable Donation Packages that include a Volunteer Appreciation Recognition Program (VARP) and a Fundraising Store.
Built on Incentive Depot's proprietary web-based reward and recognition software, the VARP includes a Recognition module where volunteers can recognize their peers for a job well done and specified administrators can recognize and reward deserving individuals. Both types of recognition result in a charity branded, customized certificate being created for printing and/or emailing to the recipient. For volunteers that receive points for their efforts, they can redeem them for name brand products in the awards catalog.
The second component of this package is a web-based fundraising store where supporters can shop with partial proceeds going to the charity.
Carol Wain, President of Incentive Depot, explains the company's offer, "We've had an amazing year and are eager to give back and support charitable organizations. It occurred to us that we could have a greater impact and help more charities by using our software, staff and rewards on an ongoing basis than contribute a small amount of money to 3 or 4 charities a year, and so the idea was born. We can now provide the tools and expertise to assist these great charities and, in turn, they can recognize those who are crucial to their success and raise much needed funds at the same time."
For 10 regional or local charities that qualify, Incentive Depot will provide either the Fundraising Store or a VARP. Applications and more information can be found on the Incentive Depot website at http://www.incentivedepot.com/corporate/charity.html Applications will be accepted until July 1st, with an expected launch date in August, so Directors are advised to apply quickly.
Incentive Depot, Inc., an innovative provider of business improvement solutions and services, designs and manages incentive programs in areas where businesses need to ignite performance. By combining its proprietary next generation software platform with business intelligence and a vast selection of rewards, Incentive Depot delivers powerful, custom-built programs that drive results. Founded in 1996, Incentive Depot, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Union Bay, British Columbia. www.incentivedepot.com
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