America’s Charities Recognized for Commitment to Women and Girls with Inclusion in The Ideagen 100 List
By Sarah Ford on March 4, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW YORK CITY—March 4, 2015—America’s Charities, a mission-driven organization that connects public and private sector employers with charities to engage employees in greater giving, has been named to the Ideagen 100 List.
The announcement occurred at Ideagen’s quarterly summit, “Empowering Women and Girls—a 50-50 Planet,” which was held at the United Nations Headquarters.
The honor is reflective of America’s Charities strong collection of member charities that focus on women’s issues including Dress for Success, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, Black Women’s Health Imperative, Bright Focus Foundation and National Breast Cancer Coalition.
“We are honored to announce the 2015 Ideagen Impact 100 List. Nominated by their peers in the Ideagen 100, individuals including the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Former First Lady Laura Bush, and Bill and Melinda Gates. Today we recognize the tremendous leadership and impact each of these individuals and organizations are demonstrating and their focused commitment to the empowerment of women,” says George Sifakis, founder and CEO, Ideagen.
“We thank Ideagen for this honor and it’s especially fitting to receive it at the UN, which is on the forefront of so many important initiatives focused on peace and understanding in the world. The real honor goes to the charities, workplaces and donors who are the vital parts of our network to ensure that women’s issues are always part of the equation,” says Stephen M. Delfin, president and CEO, America’s Charities.
America’s Charities helps the nation’s most trusted charities thrive by generating more investments and sustainable revenue through employee engagement programs and by helping them achieve higher levels of performance and demonstrable impact in addressing critical needs.
America’s Charities experience combined with an accountable and transparent process has resulted in the distribution of more than $650 million to over 10,000 charities since 1980.
Ideagen is a cross-sector platform where the world’s leading organizations convene to innovate and collaborate.
Ideagen member organizations include the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Partnership for a Healthier America, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and the American Red Cross. They are on a shared quest to share innovative solutions to vexing social challenges.