Why Nonprofits Are Collaborating to Do More Good


When people work together, more work can be done. Today, there is a trend in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) world: nonprofits are collaborating to do more good. This collaboration is mission critical because it improves the efficiency of many organizations.

Who Do We Partner With?

Here are just a few examples of how Operation Warm is collaborating to get more brand new coats on kids in need.

  • Rotary Clubs
    Rotary Clubs have been partnering with Operation Warm for 20 years. Today, over 280 Rotary Clubs have partnered with Operation Warm.
  • Corporations
    Operation Warm teams up with corporations of all sizes each year through cause marketing campaigns and our employee volunteer program. This year, Lane Bryant provided a grant to Adopt a Classroom and Operation Warm to provide necessary school supplies and coats to 220 high-needs classrooms nationwide.
  • LibrariesThe-week-after-our-program-we-had-100-new-families-join-our-library.-6-months-later-78-of-them-are-still-active
    Operation Warm is teaming up with libraries, community partners, foundations and corporations across the country to give a brand new coat and two new books to each child who participates.
  • Volunteer Brigade
    This year Operation Warm launched a Volunteer Brigade to recruit passionate people across the country to help provide coats to kids in need.
  • Fire Fighters
    Since 2012, hundreds of fire fighters nationwide have teamed up with Operation Warm. The Fire Fighters for Operation Warm program has provided over 300,000 coats to children who need them most.

Why Does Collaboration Matter?

  • Efficiency
    Collaboration boosts efficiency. By sharing resources, ideas, and networks more work gets done.
  • Reach
    Teaming up with passionate people spreads awareness of an organization’s mission while helping more people.
  • Cutting Costs
    Working with outside organizations/individuals can curb expenses and help preserve the bottom line on a project.
  • Effectiveness
    An increase in organizational effectiveness means an organization is able to advance its stated mission more successfully.


Interested in aligning your organization with Operation Warm’s mission to provide warmth, confidence and hope to children in need?  Learn more about our corporate partnership opportunities.


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