Multi-year commitment targets technological enhancements & program support.
ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Hire Heroes USA, the preeminent, nonprofit organization providing veteran employment services across the United States and around the world, today announced that it has received notice of a $400,000 multi-year grant from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. for compliance and professional training, utilizing a new technological solution, for its staff to deliver efficient high quality services to meet the evolving needs of their veteran clients.
PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) will complement the Foundation’s grant with pro bono services to assist Hire Heroes USA improve its services and outreach through the Hire Heroes USA website. Working with Hire Heroes USA, the pro bono engagement team will develop an understanding of the current user experience and build a technology-enabled career and support solution to help Hire Heroes USA create scale in their reach and impact, enhance service delivery and drive empowerment to help veterans succeed.
Hire Heroes USA is on track this year to empower 15,000 transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce. The new support from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. will enable the nonprofit to improve client services and capacity to provide its free, best-in-class career counseling programs and services to even more men and women from the U.S. Armed Forces.
“Our Partners at the PwC Charitable Foundation are making an incredible investment in today’s generation of combat veterans by empowering our personalized career coaching services and helping us achieve greater scale,” said Brian Stann, President and CEO of Hire Heroes USA and a Marine Corps combat veteran.
“We’ve long been impressed by the work Hire Heroes USA does to help U.S. military members, veterans and spouses find good jobs at great companies, and we’re proud to announce our support for the organization today,” said Frank Gaudio, PwC Charitable Foundation Trustee and Veterans Liaison. “We look forward helping their skilled team of former military and business professionals scale their operations to achieve even greater impact and to touch even more veterans.”
The PwC Charitable Foundation has committed to investing more than $5 million in five years to impact 100,000 veterans through education, training and supporting leading veteran service organizations.
For Hire Heroes USA, 2016 has been a year of milestones. Team members have delivered more than 108,000 individual career counseling sessions, revised nearly 12,000 client resumes, and generated an estimated economic impact of nearly $70 million in the veteran employment space through 5,500 clients confirmed hired since January. The organization’s success comes in the midst of 90% growth in service delivery since 2015 and a 25% gain in year-over-year financial efficiency.
Hire Heroes USA is at the top of Charity Navigator’s ranking of the 147 largest nonprofits in Metro Atlanta for transparency and financial accountability.
About Hire Heroes USA:
Headquartered just north of Atlanta, in Alpharetta, Ga., with seven additional branch offices around the country, Hire Heroes USA is a Charity Navigator 4-Star rated nonprofit that provides consistently effective, individualized career coaching services to transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses with an uncompromising focus on results. For more information about our mission, our services, and how to get involved as a corporate partner, employment partner, donor, or volunteer, please visit us online at hireheroesusa.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
About The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.:
People are at the heart of the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.’s mission and theories of change. The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. supports and scales the work of innovative organizations, social entrepreneurs and courageous leaders who are transforming education, empowering veterans and the children of our military service men and women, inspiring social entrepreneurship and responding rapidly in times of natural disasters and other tragic events. The Foundation also supports the people of PwC in times of unexpected financial hardship and celebrates them in times of remembrance and achievement.