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Video: Super Kids Super Sharing Event: Super Bowl LIII

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Something super happened in Atlanta.

Verizon teamed up with the NFL to host the Super Kids Super Sharing Event. 

20 years ago, the program began as an experiment with just three schools participating and donating 200 pieces of equipment. This year, over 100 schools participated, donating more than 40,000 items including toys, games and sports equipment to under-resourced schools across Atlanta.

In addition, Verizon awarded an $18,000 grant to the Ron Clark Academy. 

Timberland's Unwavering Commitment To Environmental And Social Responsibility

by Joseph DeAcetis
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Timberland is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of premium footwear, apparel and accessories for the urban outdoor lifestyle. It is part of VF Corporation. Best known for its original yellow boot introduced in 1973, Timberland today outfits consumers from toe-to-head (pun intended), with versatile collections that reflect the brand’s rich heritage of utility, craftsmanship and style.

Making a Difference Globally and Locally: How We Give Back

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Volunteer work has always been a part of Joanna Wolfe’s life. A lead process improvement consultant for MetLife, Wolfe spent her childhood and teenage years working in urban gardens and advocating for social justice causes. So serving as the Habitat for Humanity volunteer coordinator for our Cary, North Carolina office was a natural fit.

“There are a lot of successes that go along with homeownership,” Wolfe says. “This work gets at the issues I care about regarding fair housing, and the challenges people face when they don’t have a home.”

Video: 3 Years of Urban Greening with Timberland

Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities. 

In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.  

Six Atlanta Families Receive Home Repairs in 24th Annual ‘Kickoff to Rebuild,’ a Super Bowl-Sanctioned Event

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s team up to assist residents of the ‘Just Us’ neighborhood
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ALTANTA, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nonprofit Rebuilding Together partnered with Lowe’s, the Official Home Improvement Retail Sponsor of the National Football League (NFL), to provide critical home repairs for six families in Westside Atlanta’s Just Us neighborhood.

Comcast Cares Day is Just 100 Days Away

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Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to investing in causes for the long term, to make a lasting, tangible impact. 

All year round we work with organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, City Year, the National Urban League, UnidosUS, Easterseals and The Arc to ensure we are addressing the real needs of individuals in our shared communities.

Duke Energy Employees Honor MLK’s Legacy Through Service

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On MLK Day of Service, hundreds of Duke Energy employees fanned out across our communities to serve others. Each year, thousands of people across the country spend the day serving their communities to carry on the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From packing STEM kits for local students and stuffing teddy bears for children impacted by disaster to serving food and building homes for those in need, Duke Energy In Action volunteers put our purpose into action: to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Leave Green Footprint in New York City

Volunteers install green roof and enhance grounds at Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics in East Harlem
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This past fall, Timberland convened a team of volunteers in New York to take another step toward fulfilling the brand’s five-year urban greening commitment.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Take Urban Greening to Los Angeles

Volunteers transform 10,000 square feet of vacant lot into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population
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On the third and final stop of Timberland’s three-city 2018 urban greening tour, close to 100 volunteers transformed a vacant lot in Los Angeles into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

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2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

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