Emergency rooms and 911 call centers have long struggled with problems such as understaffing and numerous unpredictable rush hours of incoming clientele, however, we are finally at an age where technology can now assist communities at large as well as lessen the heavy volumes of traffic when it comes to healthcare and natural disasters.
Altruism is becoming so mainstream these days that people are using it as a metric when searching for employment since companies that encourage community participation are also known for a more open and friendly work culture, something many people seek in lieu of just a salary. Fortune even compiled a list of the 50 best places to work if you’re interested in giving back to your community. The yearly rankings are further broken down by demographic and/or industry, for those who want a more detailed list. There are many reasons to encourage charity among your employees and encourage a sense of community around a business.