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The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.3 Million To Expand Global Volunteerism

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  • UPS Drives United Nations’ Sustainable Development
  • Goals Through Service
  • UPSers Hit Record 2.7 Million Employee Volunteer Hours
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  • UPS Drives United Nations’ Sustainable Development
  • Goals Through Service
  • UPSers Hit Record 2.7 Million Employee Volunteer Hours

TQL Sees Record High Employee Participation in 2016 Annual Goodness Campaign

With Benevity’s user-centric technology, TQL increased giving by more than 33%
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CALGARY, AB, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Total Quality Logistics, the second largest freight brokerage firm in North America, achieved a record-high participation rate of 75% in its 2016 annual employee giving campaign – its inaugural year using a new charitable giving software platform.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Seattle-Area Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants address community revitalization, health and wellness, and homeownership for Seattle-King County
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SEATTLE, January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations for five local nonprofits that will help revitalize Seattle neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

The Wells Fargo Foundation is providing grants to the following Seattle-King County nonprofits:

7 Secrets to Boost Your Workplace Giving Program | Part Two

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In part one, we covered 3 secrets to building employee engagement through your workplace giving program. We hope they helped you bump up your employee participation and strengthen your foundation for success. With engagement done properly, your programs will help attract and retain your employees, build your brand and sustain a competitive advantage.

7 Secrets to A Successful Workplace Giving Program | Part One

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Having had the privilege to work with hundreds of enterprise companies — many of which are part of the Fortune 1000 — we're often asked about what works best when it comes to workplace giving programs. Companies want to know how to get the greatest social and business outcomes out of their programs and we want to help. The first and last thing to remember? The goal of your giving programs must be employee engagement. This may seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning because many programs aren’t designed with this goal in mind.

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s to Restore Houston, Texas Neighborhood During Super Bowl-Sanctioned Event

Over 200 volunteers to revitalize historic Independence Heights neighborhood during Super Bowl LI weekend
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This marks the 22nd year Rebuilding Together has hosted this Super Bowl-sanctioned event – rebuilding homes and transforming communities in Super Bowl cities across the country. To date the event has impacted nearly 140 homes, engaged 5,000 volunteers and invested more than $5 million to communities in need. This year, 200 corporate and community volunteers will participate in various critical home repairs, accessibility modifications, painting, landscaping and other major home rehabilitations.

Press Release

This marks the 22nd year Rebuilding Together has hosted this Super Bowl-sanctioned event – rebuilding homes and transforming communities in Super Bowl cities across the country. To date the event has impacted nearly 140 homes, engaged 5,000 volunteers and invested more than $5 million to communities in need. This year, 200 corporate and community volunteers will participate in various critical home repairs, accessibility modifications, painting, landscaping and other major home rehabilitations.

The Players Trust 2016 Year in Review

Care. Act. Inspire. - The Major League Baseball Players Trust
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2016 was the 20th year Major League Baseball Players have been stepping to the plate to help their neighbors in need through the Players Trust. The Players Trust doesn't replace what Major Leaguers do individually to support the causes close to their hearts; it allows the Players to help causes important to the group while encouraging others to care, act and inspire.  For more information, please visit www.PlayersTrust.org

The Year Ahead in Philanthropy: 2017 Trends to Watch

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According to Giving USA, 2016 was America’s most generous year ever. Total giving grew 4.1 percent last year, according to a report prepared for the nonprofit consultancy Marts & Lundy. They expect giving will grow by 4.3 percent in 2017, with foundation giving poised for the most robust growth — predicted to increase by 6.4 percent. What else will 2017 bring?  

Capital Area Head Start Receives Federal Grant to Extend Classroom Hours

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Harrisburg, PA, January 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Capital Area Head Start (CAHS) received a grant of $1.12 million to offer extended classroom hours for 192 preschool children.

Nine Amazing Ways to Give Back in 2017

By Gaurav Bhattacharya
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Corporate houses and entrepreneurs are custodians of the future. They are responsible for creating a long lasting measurable change that could add value in the economic and social welfare arenas.

Companies involved in social welfare activities tend to have happier employees, loyal customers and more prosperity as compared to companies who don’t. This encourages the consumers to buy products from a Socially Responsible company.

Here in this blog post we describe 9 amazing ways which employers could use to give back in 2017.

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