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Many Seattle companies participate in health and wellness programs in which they reimburse their employees for health and wellness activities like Underdog leagues. Wondering why your company should fund a company team? We'll give you 8 great reasons! Compensating teams in Underdog leagues is a great way for employees to hang out after work and can result in better "team building" for your office or company. Scroll down for a list of company policies we’ve put together.

 

CORPORATE WELLNESS WITH UNDERDOG

 

Corporate Wellness programs are a great way to track fitness and compete against co-workers, all while lowering insurance costs. But how impactful are they, really?

 

  • 87% of job candidates consider Health and Wellness programs when choosing an employer.**
  • Company Teams Health and Wellness programs produce (on average) a 28% decrease in sick leave, a 26% decrease in Health Care costs, and an average of $5.93 return on every $1 invested. **
  • Sadly, only 24% of employees at companies that offer a wellness program participate in it.***

 

 

Here's an idea for a way to add some excitement and generate buzz for your Corporate Wellness program: how about adding Sports Leagues to your plan?! Get the exercise along with the team building, competition, and a great social experience! No matter how sophisticated your wellness program is Underdog will make it easy to incorporate a fun Kickball, Football, Volleyball or Softball season for your employees. Let Underdog do the leg work to set up and host a laid-back league. For questions about adding sports leagues to your corporate wellness program, or creating private leagues or events around your companies schedule and location, feel free to drop us a line at events@underdogseattle.com. 

 

 

UNDERDOG CORPORATE TEAMS

 

If you see any changes we should make to your company's reimbursement program or if you would like to have your companies policy added, contact the Underdog office at (206)320-8326 or email us at companykickin@underdogseattle.com.

 

 

Companies with Awesome Bosses (Current Reimbursement Programs):

 

Adobe -Reimburses costs for sport leagues.

American Athlete (Greenlake) - Reimburses up to 50% of team participation fees.

Apptio - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees. encourages everyone to stay active and build relationships outside of divisions/groups.

Aquor Water Systems - Sponsors close to 50% of the total team participation fees, while 100% paying for employees.

Avvo, Inc. -  Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

BDA - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

Bedrooms & More - Sponsors 100% of team participation fee.

Big Fish Games, Inc. - pays 50% of team participation fees. 

Blue Nile - Sponsors Kickball as part of our Wellness Plan.

Brighton Jones LLC - Reimburses 100% of team participation fees.

Bush and Strout Kornfeld LLP - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC - Sponsors 100% of team participation fees and encourages all employees to stay active.

Cinesaurus - Sponsors 100% of co-ed team participation fees.

CollinsWoerman - Reimburse 100% of the team fees.

Coughlin Porter Lundeen - Sponsors 100% of individual and team participation fees.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP -  Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

Deloitte Consulting - Offers programs to subsidize team fees. Contact healthfitness@deloitte.com for more information. 

DocuSign- Sponsors 100% of team fees and provides tee-shirts.

Elite Tire - Owner sponsored the team so employees could play, no official program set up yet.

Emeritus Senior Living - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

Facebook – Create a Life@ Club for your Underdog league and Facebook will cover the cost of participation as long as 5 FTEs are on the team.

Gensler - Reimburses 50% of team participation fees through the company wellness program.

Geocaching HQ - Funds 50% of team participation fees.

Golder Associates, Inc. - Reimburses players for up to 100% of team participation fees, but is based on the cost of the league.Click here for more information Golder Associate's Health and Wellness program.

H10 - Pays for 100% of employee team fees.

HasOffers - Reimburses all of the team expenses, but not explicitely stated in company reimbursment policy.

Hawk Building - Helps out employees, not covering them in full but helping out with gear, equipment, and some fees.

Highspot - Sponsors 100% of team fees and provides t-shirts.

IMPINJ INC - Sponsors $750 of team fees. 

Inventrix - Sponsors 100% of individual and team participation fees. 

Julep - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

Juno Therapeutics - Pays in full for the team to play. 

Lake Washington Physical Therapy -  Reimburses 100% of team fees as part of a morale/marketing budget, as long as players wear company gear! 

Lether & Associates PLLC – Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees, and provides team shirts.

Marchex - Sponsors 100% of individual and team participation fees.

McGaldrey LLP- Reimburses all team expenses.

Merryl Inc. - Sponsors up to 50% of the team fees and supplies team uniforms. 

Microsoft - Reimburses up to $100/year for team participation fees for employees (and their employee's spouses/domestic partners) who are on a team of other Microsoft employees. 

Mixpo - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

NBBJ - Reimburses $200 of team fees.

Northwestern Mutual -Reimburses up to 50% of team participation fee.

Novo Nordisk - Sponsors 100% of team participation fees through its corporate wellness program. 

Ocean Beauty Seafoods – Sponsors 100% of team fees, uniforms, and gear.  

OneEnergy Renewables - Sponsor 50% of all team and uniform fees for an unlimited number of teams year-round, in addition to $50/month per employee for personal fitness of choice.

Perkins Coie- Sponsors 100% of team participation fee.

Peterson Sullivan LLP- Sponsors 100% of team participation fees.

PRCN - Pays for 100% of team fees for employees.

Redfin - Sponsors 100% of the team participation fees only.

Rival Fitness - A team of our gym community members, promoting what they do inside the gym & applying it outside of the gym in activities such as Underdog Kickball.

Seattle Childrens Hospital - Reimburses official registration fees up to $100 per team per season. 

Seattle Mariners - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees. 

Seattle Seahawks - Remiburses 100% of individual and team participation fees. 

Seattle Sounders - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees. 

Simply Measured - One of the company values is "fun and play" and Simply Measured encourages employees to participate in team building activities both inside and outside the organization.  On average 50% of the fees for outside events are covered.

Skytap, Inc. - Sponsors 100% of team participation fees. 

Slalom Consulting – Reimburses 100% of co-ed team participation fees and provides jerseys as part of Slalom’s Sports program.

Sound Earth Strategies, Inc. - Fully funds annual team.

Sound Mind and Body - Company pays $200 of league fees.

Starbucks - Reimburses up to 50% of teams participation fees, equipment, or uniforms with a minimum of 3 Partners on the team. 

Thrive Communities - Pays 100% of team fees.

Tom Douglas - Reimburses 100% of individual and team participation fees.

True Brands - funds 50% of team participation. Employees can also receive a stamp on their Wellness Passport by joining the Company Team. 

US Coast Guard - Every unit gets funds specifically to help promote morale and wellness. How those funds are used is up to the members of the unit.

Whitepages - Covers 100% of team fees.

Zipwhip - Sponsors 100% of team participation fees.