An American company, Outerwall is best known for its Coinstar and Redbox kiosks, located in the front of stores in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. It employs 1,800 people and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.
Outerwall has various ways of supporting the organizations its employees are passionate about.
Through Outerwall’s volunteer grant program, the company provides grants worth $15 per every hour volunteered by an employee. There are four volunteer grant levels, which all pay out at $15 per volunteer hour.
- 10 hours –> $150 grant
- 20 hours –> $300 grant
- 30 hours –> $450 grant
- 40 hours –> $600 grant
Outerwall also offers a matching gift program through which the company matches employee donations up to $2,000 annually.
Highlight: By requiring only 10 volunteer hours in a calendar year, Outerwall has one of the lowest volunteer thresholds before an employee is eligible to request a grant.