Participants: Working families who are in need that do not receive any assistance and realize the benefit of participating in our program. Several of the benefits participants receive:
*Groceries, basic needs, household products, clothing, educational classes, a caring and compassionate environment, a sense of community, the opportunity to give back of your talents and gifts and become not only beneficiaries, but part of our partnership.
Business Partner: A business partner is a business owner who would like to make a big difference in our communities by joining efforts with Bentley Community Services to help working families in need. Several of the benefits business owners receive:
*Tax deductions, display of your business name at Bentley Community Services’ lobby, listed on our website as a generous provider, promotion of your business at our events (open house gatherings, fundraising activities, special events, etc.), listed in press releases, listed in our marketing materials, the opportunity to sponsor food drives for Bentley Community Services at your business which may help in your marketing efforts, creating community exposure and becoming an important addition to our sense of community.
Corporate Partner: Bentley Community Services offers opportunities for partnership, some of which may be a good match for your corporate goals for community involvement, employee engagement, or marketing. We certainly would welcome the opportunity to discuss any of these avenues to partnership with us and assist you in planning a sponsorship, employee engagement, food drive, etc. to suit your goals. The opportunities are:
*Program Sponsorship – provide targeted support for Bentley Community Services’ mission by sponsoring a specific program, such as an educational class or teaching gardens.
*Food Drives – opportunity to hold food drives with participation of your employees, clients and other individuals. We are grateful for your generous provision.
*Financial gift – supporting Bentley Community Services, Inc.’s mission.
*Event Sponsorship – become a sponsor at our events, gain visibility in our communities, build relationships with clients, employees and peers and help the working poor families in our program.
*Employee Volunteers – we would welcome working with an employee or team of employees from your company and arrange for the right project to assist us. Some examples are working in our offices/warehouse, sorting and stocking, cleaning, facilitating an educational class, working with farmers that provide to us by gleaning/packing produce.
*Employee Giving – Your company can raise awareness and funds for Bentley Community Services by providing the option of automatic payroll deduction for employee donations throughout the year.
Several of the benefits corporations receive:
*Tax deductions, display of your corporate name at Bentley Community Services’ lobby, promotion of your corporation at our events (open houses gatherings, fundraising activities, special events, etc.), listed on our website as a generous provider, listed in press releases, listed in our marketing materials and becoming an important addition to our sense of community.
Church Partner: Churches that would like to make a big difference in our communities helping working families who do not receive assistance that are in need. Several of the benefits churches receive:
*Display of your church name at Bentley Community Services’ lobby, promotion of your church at our events (open house gatherings, fundraising activities, special events, etc.), listed on our website as a generous provider, listed in press releases, listed in our marketing materials, encourages church involvement in serving the needs of the communities by sponsoring food drives for Bentley Community Services at your church, providing volunteers from your faithful community to assist us at our offices/warehouse, and sorting and stocking, cleaning, facilitating an educational class, working with farmers that provide to us by gleaning/packing produce.
Community Partner: Individuals, concerned citizens and families who understand the needs of our participants and desire to help by donating their talents, any amount of their time, provisions and/or financial gifts. We are grateful for your generous provisions. Several of the benefits community partners receive are:
*Tax benefits, personal enrichment, a sense of purpose and community
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Me and my daughter and two of her friends who are all teenagers would like to volunteer at your place on week ends. I would like to know if you have any openings for volunteering. Please let me know.
Thank you for reaching out to Bentley and contacting us. How nice of you to offer your help. We certainly appreciate the talents and gifts of others. When you have the opportunity, please contact us at 908-227-0684. I would welcome speaking with you. Thank you!
What a wonderful thing you and all concerned are doing.:-) It warms my heart to know that there are still people to find the time in their busy lifestyles to find it in their hearts to continue to pay it forward. The other aspect of your organization I like is nothing comes from nothing and those that are on the less fortunate side in need, also pay forward in donating time to keep costs down as well as, It is quite humbling to ask for help, but when you are giving back in return it softens the blow.
In ending 1st and foremost you are absolutely wonderful folk for starting a charity as such and the lengths you went through in order to do so. And last but not least. I have an enormous amount of gingerly worn clothing I would like to donate. If someone would be so kind to get back to me with this information, It would be great-fully appreciated.