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Keep America Beautiful Volunteer Spotlight: Rick and Sharon Hendry

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Rick Hendry of Brunswick, Georgia, claims, “Everyone has interest and a passion. No matter what your physical abilities are no matter how little time you have ... you can do something in line with your passion.” For Rick and his wife Sharon, their passions are recycling and community service.

Bringing Purpose to Life Through “Feet on the Street”: How KeyBank Creates a Culture of Community Involvement

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This Q&A with Margot Copeland, Chair and CEO of KeyBank Foundation, and Yvonne Siu Turner of Points of Light, examines key trends of The Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative that recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation every year.

Free Webinars for Nonprofit and CSR Professionals!

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March is fast approaching, and with it comes a whole bunch of free webinars for you to sign up for!

Our first webinar of the month will be on Thursday March 2nd at 2 PM EST, and it's Now is the Time for Mobile Bidding. If you’re trying to decide if mobile bidding might be right for your auction event, this webinar is for you. You'll learn why so many smart, forward-thinking organizations are bringing mobile bidding to their auction events - and how you can do it, too!

Subaru Gives Back With Share the Love

A cornerstone of the Subaru mission is supporting causes that are important to it as a company, its retailers and customers.
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That value is rarely more visible than during the annual Subaru Share the Love Event.1 Throughout the 2016 Subaru Share the Love Event, Subaru donates $250 for each new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer’s choice of one of four national or participating retailers’ local charities. Since the Share the Love Event began, Subaru has donated nearly $70 million to a wide variety of national and local causes.

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Three Quality of Lifehacks for Recognizing the All-Stars at Your Organization

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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You may have watched this weekend’s NBA All-Star game, but do you know why those players were picked to play? It’s not about points scored or minutes played, and it’s not about the dollars they earn for team owners. They’re chosen by the people most touched by their work. The NBA lets fans pick half of the starting players — and the rest are picked by fellow players and the media who cover them. Coaches pick the reserves.

Dobyns-Bennett High School Takes Competition to the Next Level

The school’s first National Ocean Science Bowl team travels to North Carolina to challenge their knowledge of ocean processes at Regional Competition
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Dobyns-Bennett High School announces its first competitive team in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, reinforcing its commitment to empowering students to apply the principles of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) to real world problem solving.

The Power of Engagement: New FCA US Supplier Diversity Initiative Strengthens Ties with Minority Business Associations

‘Inaugural Black Supplier Engagement Forum’ launches program by hosting the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce during Black History Month
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA US LLC supplier diversity kicks off 2017 with a new initiative aimed at connecting its purchasing organization with minority, women and veteran business associations by providing customized training, learning and development, and networking opportunities.
 

Recruiting Employees with Disabilities

By: Carol Glazer and Howard Green
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For the 57 million Americans living with disabilities, the largest barrier to Quality of Life is finding employment. There are 30 million Americans with disabilities of working age but  only 20 percent of them participate in the workforce.

The barriers to employment usually stem from stigma about what individuals with disabilities can achieve and contribute to the workforce. A survey that we worked on with PwC found that many people try to hide their disability out of fear that stigma will keep them from getting a job or limit their job options.

Tetra Tech’s 2016 STEM Program Results

Helping spark an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for students of all ages
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Building on its legacy of leading with science, in 2016 Tetra Tech launched its Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program to help shape the next generation of engineers and scientists. During our program’s first year, Tetra Tech employees around the world completed 60 STEM events.

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