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Timberland Sample Sale Benefits Victims of Hurricane Matthew

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In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a devastating October storm that struck communities in Haiti and the U.S., employees of outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland mobilized to support the disaster relief effort.  As a company with a longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors and supporting communities where it lives and operates,  Timberland’s Stratham, NH employees raised and donated over $26,000 to the American Red Cross.

Empowering the Marketplace for a Sustainable Future

Year-End Fundraising Letter from Leonardo Academy President
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As the year is winding down, Leonardo Academy's team of experts is gearing up to expand the impact of their sustainability and environmental improvement projects. 

Not only will 2017 bring a new level of challenges in the field of sustainability, emissions reduction, and overall climate action, it also marks Leonardo Academy’s 20th anniversary as a nonprofit. Since 1997, the organization has been working with the mission of leveraging market forces to advance sustainability and environmental improvement.

Peace, Love, and Volunteering

A Holiday Card from VolunteerMatch
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‘Tis the season for eggnog lattés, holiday parties, and philanthropic giving. It’s also the season for reflection and giving thanks.

As you spend the next few weeks around family and loved ones, please keep in mind — and in your heart —those who are less fortunate. Think of those who you already help, as well as those who still need your help. Remember them not just during the holidays, but year-round. Then take action to connect with them: by going to VolunteerMatch.org.

Helping Public-Private Partnerships Reach Their Full Potential

By Eileen Howard Boone
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Companies partner with nonprofit organizations every day, but how closely are they measuring the outcomes of these partnerships? Are companies holding their partners accountable and setting goals that will help define success? Are these partnerships bringing value and really making a difference? The impact of partnerships can be measured in a number of ways.

"Swipe Right" on Nonprofit Partners

By Eileen Howard Boone
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While researching potential partners has never been easier through the use of technology, there is still a fair amount of due diligence required to find the right partner match.

Every year, not-for-profit organizations go through the painstaking process of establishing corporate relationships with the hopes of obtaining critical funding to advance their missions, while companies equally struggle to identify non-profits that help advance their positive social impact. For both, choosing the right partner that is a good fit can be a challenging proposition.

Ecocentricity Blog: That's a Small Number

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We are completely reliant upon healthy natural systems. Unfortunately, not all natural systems are healthy.

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We are completely reliant upon healthy natural systems. Unfortunately, not all natural systems are healthy.

Service Dogs in Training Visit Harrisburg International Airport

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Fifty of our service dogs in training now know how to fly on a plane! 
 
On December 3, we took our puppies in training to Harrisburg International Airport for a training outing. After parking in long-term parking, the dogs and their raisers took the shuttle to the terminal. Once in the terminal, the dogs practiced loose leash walking around the other travelers, as well as taking elevators and stairs. 
 

Ecocentricity Blog: Be Careful How you Prounounce That...

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Our work, and really everyone’s work, requires long-term vision, long-term commitment, and long-term relationships. Sure, our grants have an “end date.” But if we are doing our job well as philanthropists, our grants will carry on, having an impact long after the dollars are spent.

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Our work, and really everyone’s work, requires long-term vision, long-term commitment, and long-term relationships. Sure, our grants have an “end date.” But if we are doing our job well as philanthropists, our grants will carry on, having an impact long after the dollars are spent.

Support Susquehanna Service Dogs on #GivingTuesday

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November 29, 2016 is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Last year, more than 45,000 organizations in 71 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday! Susquehanna Service Dogs is working to raise $5,000 in one day on #GivingTuesday!

Veterinary costs are one of Susquehanna Service Dogs' biggest expenses. Did you know that it costs $100 for each dog's annual check-up at the vet? You can help SSD cover vet costs for 50 of our puppies in training by helping us reach our #GivingTuesday goal.

Learning to Dance the Key Concepts of WRAP

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Kathyann Corl, Director of Community Relations for Keystone Human Services Mental Health Services, shares how she has used WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) throughout her life for recovery from mental illness.

Original article by Kathyann Corl on mentalhealthrecovery.com

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