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[Webinar]: Creating a Disaster Response Action Plan

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Strategies from the CDP, Google, IRC and Microsoft to ensure your CSR program is ready to move fast when it matters.

The global health crisis has forced companies to evaluate how prepared they are to respond to disasters and crises. How can you use what you've learned to prepare for future events like hurricanes, floods or humanitarian crises, and ensure you're ready to help with quick relief, as well as long-term community recovery — whatever the future brings?

Announcing the Impact Makers: Johnson & Johnson Managing Volunteering in a Virtual Environment

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Johnson & Johnson stays true to their guiding principles by using their size and reach for good, and working with partners around the world to forge a healthier and more equitable future for those they serve. Their Global Community Impact (GCI) organization drives programming for community giving, social impact, and other philanthropic activities around the world.

Fifth Third Hosts Compost Bin Event in Cincinnati

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Fifth Third’s Madisonville Campus in Cincinnati was the site of the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s annual Compost Bin Sale on June 27. COVID-19 protocols were put in place for the event, which included cars pulling up and volunteers placing pre-ordered compost bins or rain barrels in cars. The event followed a virtual training event held with the county in which 200 Fifth Third employees learned the how and why of backyard composting, part of the Bank’s efforts to encourage employees to enhance sustainability at home.

CIT Joins With Customers to Deliver Acts of Caring to Communities

Customer program follows month-long employee social good project that produced 3,000 acts of community support
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NEW YORK, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CIT Group Inc.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Partners with Taproot Foundation to Launch Online Volunteering Platform

Pro bono service opportunities on Taproot Plus will be open to Louisiana residents and organizations
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BATON ROUGE, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is partnering with Taproot Foundation, a leader in pro bono volunteer service, to launch the state’s first dedicated platform for virtual pro bono volunteering. Through this platform, Louisiana’s nonprofits can connect with individual volunteers who have business expertise in areas where they are seeking assistance.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Community Improvement Grant Program to Help Beautify MLK Corridors Across the Nation

Community Improvement Grant Program Supported by Partner Diageo North America as Part of Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, in partnership with Diageo North America and its Diageo Community Activity and Relief Efforts (“Diageo C.A.R.E.s”) program, today announced the creation of the Keep America Beautiful Community Improvement Grant program to support the efforts of volunteers, residents, community groups, and business owners/employees to prevent litter, promote recycling, and beautify a

Tips for Celebrating the Fourth of July in a COVID-19 Environment

Though celebrations may still look different this Fourth of July, it is still possible to have fun and celebrate sustainably.
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With the likelihood of increasing personal, smaller fireworks displays following some cancellations of public displays around Independence Day, we are sharing some tips to stay safe while keeping the environment in mind. In fact, it is important to take steps to prevent litter when you can and dispose of fireworks waste properly – and safely.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Learning Through Service in Bangalore

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. At the core of this approach is our Service Learning program, which provides forty paid hours annually to employees around the world to contribute their time and talents to the community.

Announcing the July Coffee Talk Series with US Bank and the Levi Strauss Foundation

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We are excited to announce the kick off of our July Coffee Talk Series, hosted by CyberGrants team members, and covering pertinent topics impacting Corporate Social Responsibility leaders. These 45-minute web-based strategic discussions will focus on current social impact topics and provide the audience opportunities for learning and information gathering. No slides, just candid conversations.

Duke Energy Pledges $150,000 to Support Women-, Veteran- and Minority-owned Small Businesses Impacted by Pandemic in Greater Cincinnati Area

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CINCINNATI, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy, through its foundation, is partnering with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and the Northern Kentucky Chamber to provide financial assistance to local women-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.

Each chamber will receive $75,000 from Duke Energy to be distributed to qualified small businesses.

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