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The eBay Community Raises More Than $1 Billion for Charities Globally

eBay for Charity reaches major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal.
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Today, eBay for Charity announced that the program  reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

Charitable giving on the platform is on the rise. To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year. Through eBay for Charity, 100 percent of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits.

Together, We Can Make a Difference

Our customers are logging in for a good cause.
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Our new online account management (OAM) portal delivers an intuitive and interactive resource to our customers. During its initial launch phase, between November 2018 and May 2019, the OAM portal not only put energy information and functionality in our customers’ hands but also gave back and improved the quality of life for all the communities in which we serve. During this timeframe, every individual/customer who signed up for OAM was able to make a $50 donation to one of four non-profit organizations — on behalf of NRG.

10K Turkey Trekkers and $10,000 Fund Partners are Moving for Microcredit

Compete in Whole Planet Foundation's Virtual 10K Activity Challenge during November to create opportunity
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Grab your running shoes, kayak, skateboard, or whatever gets you moving and travel 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or more between November 1-30th to complete the Whole Planet Foundation Turkey Trek Challenge to support micro entrepreneurs. Set your own personal goals in November and compete with your friends and family.

Registration remains open for the duration of the Trek, so jump in and join whenever you can.

Essential Strategies to Boost Participation in Your Goodness Initiatives

Tips and tactics from industry-leading companies with sky-high participation rates
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.

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Bridgestone Continues to Positively Impact Nashville Through Its Annual United Way Campaign

Employee, company and vendor donations lead to more than $2 million raised for local United Way
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the results of its annual charitable and volunteer campaign in support of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. Now in its 27th partnership year, Bridgestone, its employees, and its vendors generated donations of more than $2 million that will be used to make a positive impact on thousands of lives in the Nashville community.

Search Underway for Recipients of Annual IOC Sport and Active Society Development Grants

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

eBay for Charity and Miranda Lambert Partner for Exclusive Wildcard Auction

Proceeds Benefit MuttNation Foundation in Support of Shelter Pet Adoption.
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eBay and country music superstar Miranda Lambert announced today that they are partnering on a surprise charity auction for fans to celebrate her new album. Miranda’s Wildcard Auction (ebay.com/MuttNation) features a large selection of 400+ pre-loved fashion from street-worn to stage-worn looks, footwear, jewelry and accessories, plus more all hand-picked by Lambert from her personal closet.

eBay and The NASCAR Foundation Team Up for Second Annual Charity Campaign

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Fans can bid on a VIP experience at the Daytona 500 plus meet-and-greets with NASCAR greats including Chase Elliott, Martin Truex Jr. & Richard Petty all to benefit children through The NASCAR Foundation.

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Fans can bid on a VIP experience at the Daytona 500 plus meet-and-greets with NASCAR greats including Chase Elliott, Martin Truex Jr. & Richard Petty all to benefit children through The NASCAR Foundation.

United Airlines Launches New Crowdsourcing Platform to Donate Miles to Charity

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CHICAGO, October 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ Today, United Airlines announced the launch of Miles on a Mission, a first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing platform that gives customers a simple, easy way to donate miles to non-profit organizations and charities in need of air travel. The company has selected 12 launch partners and MileagePlus members can now visit united.com/donate to make contributions to organizations like the Transplant Life Foundation, OperationUSA and Waves for Water.

October is #SubaruLovesPets Month

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According to the ASPCA®, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters each year. As part of our Subaru Loves Pets initiative, this October, Subaru and our retailers are partnering with local animal organizations to help our furry friends and improve their chances at finding a safe and loving home.

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