COMMUNITY

HELPING HANDS - JB HI-FI'S WORKPLACE GIVING PROGRAM

Started in May 2012, Helping Hands allows employees to donate to 5 charity partners through regular payroll deductions. All donations being matched by JB.

JB recognises its' responsibility to give back to the community. We believe workplace giving is an efficient and effective way to give back.

WHICH CHARITIES?

Youthline
Youthline is first point of contact for young people and families to access a wide range of development and support services via centres throughout the country
www.youthline.co.nz
ShelterBox
To provide humanitarian relief in the form of equipment and materials that bring shelter, warmth and dignity to people made homeless by natural or other disasters worldwide.
www.shelterbox.org.nz
Kenzie’s Gift
Kenzies Gift provides community based specialist practitioners to assist with the emotional stress that families affected by cancer are under.
www.kenziesgift.com/visionandmission.html
Plunket
Plunket is an iconic New Zealand not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the development of healthy families.
www.plunket.org.nz
Forest and Bird
Forest & Bird is the preeminent nature conservation charity in New Zealand and has been working to protect our unique native fauna and flora for almost a century.
www.forestandbird.org.nz

WHY THESE CHARITIES?

JB staff members selected the charity partners to be included in the program. The final choices cover a broad range of areas of social concern. The aim is to encourage staff to donate to smaller charities where the JB Hi-Fi staff and corporate donations would really make a big difference each month.

CHANGE FOR CHANGE / WHAT IS CHANGE FOR CHANGE?

"Change For Change" is our store "spare change" donation program. Donation boxes are installed in all New Zealand stores to encourage our customers to donate some of their spare change to help change the lives of many. All donations are divided evenly between our 5 charity partners.

IS JB HI-FI LOOKING FOR MORE CHARITIES TO SUPPORT?

JB Hi-Fi is not currently expanding the number of charities we support. Whilst we undertake an annual review of our charity partners, we prefer to focus our support on a limited number of organisations in order to maximise the benefit to our current commitments. This assurance provides our charities with the confidence that JB's ongoing sustainable support will allow them to develop long-term projects and ensure we help deliver their long term vision & short term goals together.

HOW CAN YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Members of the public
You can place your spare change into the "Change for Change" boxes located at all New Zealand JB Hi-Fi stores

JB Hi-Fi Ltd staff members
Grab a form from HR and have your donation from your wages automatically deducted with the added bonus of having JB match your donation $1 for $1.
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