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The Big Book of Goodness: Benevity's Holiday Giving Catalog

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Holiday spirit is a bit of a magical mystery. Is it the merry parties or the endless hot cocoa that give the holidays that special sparkle?

We think it’s that this season, more than any other time of year, brings so many people together to show kindness, give back to others and do more good in the world.

With 31% of all charitable giving happening in December alone, it’s the perfect time to harness your people’s generosity and amplify their impact through your corporate purpose initiatives.

The Power Of Purpose: How The eBay Community Has Raised $1 Billion For Charities Around The World

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by Afdhel Aziz

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

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% of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits).

United Airlines Supports the Houston Food Bank

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Help United Airlines raise funds for the Houston Food Bank (HFB). The community partner lost over 2 million pounds worth of perishable food due to a freezer malfunction last week.  

Carnival Corporation Breaks the Million-Dollar Mark at Its 2019 American Cancer Society Relay for Life by Raising Over $500,000

Carnival becomes the second U.S. Corporate Relay For Life donor to give a cumulative $1 million contribution to fight cancer
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MIAMI, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Foundation, the charitable arm of Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), held its third Corporate Relay For Life fundraiser Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for American Cancer Society. With the more than $500,000 raised at the event, including a $100,000 donation from the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation, Carnival became the second U.S. company to surpass the million-dollar mark through individual and team employee fundraising.

CIT Launches One Million Meals Campaign to Fight Hunger

Join CIT and Feeding America® to provide meals to people in need this holiday season
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Albertsons Companies’ debi lilly design™ Helps Shoppers Give Gifts of Food, Clean Water, and Shoes to People in Need Around the World

Every debi lilly design™ Extending Smiles bouquet helps provide a pair of shoes, a meal a day for a week, or clean water for a year
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BOISE, Idaho, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies’ exclusive debi lilly design line of floral and home décor is transforming the gift of flowers into the gift of hope.

Edward Jones Surpasses $20 Million in Fight Against Alzheimer's

Goal reached one year early thanks to generosity of associates, clients and communities
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ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19 2019 /3BL Media/ – Financial-services firm Edward Jones announced today that during the first four years of their multi-year commitment with the Alzheimer's Association, it has contributed $22 million to fight the disease, thanks to the generous support of its associates, clients and communities who have championed the cause. 

The firm also renewed its commitment to the cause with new, expanded programs heading into 2020. 

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.

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