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Aligning Employee Purpose With Career Position

Employee engagement isn’t just about communication and programmatic strategies, it’s about building cultures. It’s about building a culture of philanthropy.
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Employees within Phase 1 are new to your workforce. This usually means that they are fiscally conservative, feeling out their level of job security. This doesn't mean they don't want to be involved in philanthropic programs altogether, but it does mean their engagement will be slightly different. From this group, you will see hesitation to participate in a company's giving program, however, they are very interested in participating in volunteer events.

Ideal events for this group are:

Bringing Joy of Theater to Children in New Jersey

By Fatima Calcado, Manager of Energy Supply Regulatory Support & Compliance, PSEG

Throughout my entire life, I’ve been very fortunate, which is why I’ve volunteered for many organizations over the years. But no organization has meant more to me than Children’s Theater of Livingston, where I am currently co-president and treasurer. The CTL embodies my passion for theater, children and volunteering all in one. Some might say I have a special attachment because I founded CTL in 2006 with a group of close friends, but it truly is much more about sharing my love of theater with the next generation.

PSEG Long Island Employees Help Local Kids Start School Year Off Right

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September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hundreds of area school children are heading back to class in style thanks to the generosity of PSEG Long Island employees. Throughout the summer, employees in all PSEG Long Island offices donated school supplies for an annual employee-initiated school supply drive.

Island Park Resident Helps Brings the Music Back to WWII Veteran’s Home

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UNIONDALE, NY, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ninety-three-year-old World War II veteran Ralph Cavaliere recently realized the power of PSEG Long Island’s community service when more than a dozen employees visited his home to help make his nineties more joyful. One of the volunteers was Nick Giorlando of Island Park.

Arrow Electronics Wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award

PR Daily honors Arrow for employee/stakeholder engagement
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Centennial, Colo., September 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics received a 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Award from Ragan’s PR Daily for its employee engagement platform, Arrow Charitable. The awards honor campaigns, programs and initiatives that are changing the world for the better. 

CEO Bryan de Lottinville and 20 Execs From Benevity’s Client Community Named to Top 100 CSR Influence Leaders List

Assent Compliance Adds to Groundswell of Recognition for Companies Making Positive Social Impact Through Their Core Business Strategy
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CALGARY, AB, September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today congratulated 20 executives from its client community, as well as CEO Bryan de Lottinville, for being named to Assent Compliance’s 2019 Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leader list.

Smithfield Foods and Harris Teeter Donate 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Employees volunteer to support hunger-relief efforts during the 39th stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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MATTHEWS, N.C., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To support hunger relief efforts in the Carolinas, Harris Teeter and Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces at the grand opening of Harris Teeter’s newest store located in Cary, North Carolina to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as part of Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief

Across Europe and Australia, General Mills Employees Help Alleviate Hunger

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Across Europe and Australia, General Mills and our employees are helping to feed those facing hunger by supporting the Global Foodbanking Network, Food Bank Australia and the European Food Banks Federation and their members.

Learn more about the General Mills Foundation's work here

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Women Give More from Less

By Kiersten Marek

New research supported by PayPal points to the fact that women give more to charity while earning 19% less than men, and as they age, women become more generous.

Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?

By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

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