Raleigh, NC, December 17, 2020 --(PR.com
)-- Eva Garland Consulting, LLC (EGC), a firm specializing in Scientific Consulting and Grants Management services, has developed a unique approach to encouraging its employees to achieve their exercise goals. Recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic has made physical activity more difficult, the company launched a program that motivates employees to exercise through setting collective goals and contributing to charities. For each fitness activity completed by an employee, the company makes a donation to a charity designated by the employee. Since launching this program in September 2020, over 90% of EGC employees have enrolled.
“Given the sedentary nature of our jobs, we are elated to offer an opportunity for our employees to achieve personal fitness goals while giving back to our community through the charities that mean the most to them,” said Dr. Eva Garland, CEO.
The EGC team uses a phone app developed by Charity Miles to track participating employees’ fitness activities, which are converted to a mileage equivalent. To date, the EGC team has raised more than $1,600 in support of 26 different charities and is averaging 81 miles per employee each month.
According to licensed physical therapist assistant and EGC Wellness Committee member Rachel Young, “If motivation to take care of one’s own health is not enough, the motivation to give to great causes certainly inspires employee participation. We set lofty goals each month to raise as much as possible for great organizations, including Urban Ministries, Toys for Tots, and Backpack Buddies.” And the giving does not stop there; EGC plans to continue the initiative of promoting company wellness and giving back to the community into the New Year.
About Eva Garland Consulting:
Eva Garland Consulting was founded in 2013 to help scientists and entrepreneurs advance development of their innovative technologies. The firm specializes in developing non-dilutive funding strategies, grant proposal preparation, grants management services, and accounting. For more information, visit www.evagarland.com.