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Hurricane Harvey: Unique Ways Companies Are Stepping Up

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Hurricane Harvey made landfall a week ago but the damage it leaves behind will not dissipate so quickly. The storm is a one-in-1,000 year rain event, dumping 24.5 trillion gallons of rain and displacing countless individuals in its wake. As relief workers begin to grapple with the scale of the disaster, the cry for help is urgent and widespread.

Albertsons Companies Raises Money Nationwide for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief and Pledges $200,000 in Matching Funds

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BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As Hurricane Harvey continues to bring catastrophic flooding and devastation to parts of Southeast Texas, Albertsons Companies is mobilizing its entire chain of 2,300+ stores across the U.S. to aid in the disaster relief effort.

The company announced a nationwide fundraiser to help the tens of thousands of people in the affected areas meet their basic needs.  In addition, Albertsons Companies and the Albertsons Companies Foundation is matching the first $200,000 donated by customers.

MGM Resorts Foundation Accepting Nonprofit Grant Proposals for the 2017 – 2018 Community Grant Fund Program

Beginning September 5, nonprofits to submit applications online at www.mgmresortsfoundation.org
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LAS VEGAS, August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Beginning September 5, The MGM Resorts Foundation will accept nonprofit grant applications through its online portal until October 13, 2017. Funding will be awarded to local nonprofit agencies that provide services focused on strengthening neighborhoods, strengthening children and providing strength in difficult times. 

As a result of the contributions made by MGM Resorts International employees, The MGM Resorts Foundation will award qualifying agencies in Southern Nevada, Michigan and Mississippi. 

Republic Services Sponsors 4th Annual 'Childrenz Challenge' at Michigan International Speedway

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Republic Services recently supported the fourth annual “Childrenz Challenge”, founded by Scott Vitale in 2013, held at the Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in Brooklyn, MI. The mud-filled 20 obstacle course was designed for children ages 4-13. This year’s course, with the help of Republic Services, featured a 36 foot-long water slide that sent participants into a puddle of mud to cap off the course. Over 2,300 kids ran the course this year. The idea for the event is to inspire and encourage kids to overcome challenges, build confidence and build their self-esteem.

Michigan Governor Honors Whirlpool Corp. for Community Service

Aug 28, 2017 | What Matters To Us
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder honored the winners of the 2017 Governor’s Service Awards last night at the Detroit Opera House. Whirlpool Corporation was among the winners in the Corporate Community Leader category, which honors corporations and businesses that excel in community involvement and demonstrate excellent corporate citizenship by giving back to their community.

Statement by Rebuilding Together on the Damage Caused by Hurricane Harvey

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Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.

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Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.

CBRE: Communities and Giving

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In 2016, CBRE and its employees donated nearly $13 million to charitable organizations around the world. Our recently released CR Report highlights the company’s community involvement initiatives in each of the regions where we operate.

Carnival Corporation's Fathom Celebrates Its Partner Kind Traveler's One-Year Anniversary

As a founding sponsor, Carnival Corporation's Fathom brand supports Kind Traveler's mission to empower travelers to do good by using its network of hotels, destinations and charities
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Fathom -- the immersion and enrichment experience brand from Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company – salutes the one-year anniversary of Kind Traveler, the travel industry's first socially responsible, 'Give + Get' hotel booking platform and blog.

How Data has Transformed Social Good: A Conversation with Steve MacLaughlin, VP of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Steve MacLaughlin (@smaclaughlin),Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud. Steve reviews the dramatic increase in the use of data in recent years, examining how it has changed his work as technology continues to evolve. Steve explains how data has transformed the environment for social good by removing guesswork and promoting prescriptive analytics.

Timberland Puts Samples to Good Use

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Timberland employees recently lined-up outside the doors of our largest conference room to purchase manufacturing samples of footwear, apparel, and accessories from the 2017 line—but this wasn’t your average sample sale. At this sample sale, employees not only score great product at a great price, but all proceeds benefit a local non-profit organization. This highly anticipated event is close to the heart of many employees, and is a creative way to put manufacturing samples to good use. 

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