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Lowe's Heroes Give Historic Neighborhood a Major Makeover

By Natia Walker, Community Relations Specialist at Lowe's
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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

When Personal Passions & Purpose at Work Pair Up

How one employee's volunteer work around supporting women in tech became a workplace initiative
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By Benevity Charity Relations Coordinator Micki Mutch

How the University Environment Affects a Changing Demographic

By: Rohini Anand
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College students’ social encounters on campus shape their college experience. Therefore, it is imperative that campuses foster inclusive environments where all students feel valued, respected and celebrated. This in mind, the need for a sense of belonging is more pressing than ever. Our society’s tendency to display racial intolerance, cultural disengagement and lack of understanding across differences calls for more culturally aware campuses.

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

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ATLANTA, March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help build homes and improve local communities through Habitat for Humanity’s alternative spring break program, Collegiate Challenge.

Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights

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On March 2, 2017, The Texas Appleseed Board of Directors hosted a reception to honor Weatherford for the Company’s partnership in creating the Texas Homeless Youth Handbook.

In a joint pro bono effort, Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie partnered to create a guide to help homeless youth better understand their legal rights, responsibilities and resources. Texas is the fourth state in the U.S. to have this particular resource, found at www.homelessyouth.org/texas.

30 Pacific Northwest Leaders Unite for Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service

Registration for this three-day experience now open
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SEATTLE, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media – Points of Light announced today that a dynamic group of influential Pacific Northwest leaders will serve as Host Committee members for the annual Conference on Volunteering and Service to be held June 19-21 in the Emerald City.

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Supporting Women in the Workplace

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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For over 100 years, International Women’s Day has been a reminder to recognize women’s contributions to the American workforce and economy. Women in the workplace have come a long way, but there is still a long way to go before women are treated equally to men when it comes to financial compensation and social acknowledgment at work. For example, men still receive more recognition at work for their successes than women according to a recent survey by Bamboo HR.

DuPont People Spotlight: Everyone in this World is Created Equal

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As I was growing up, I was taught the importance of community. One must acknowledge and include the experiences and work of others along the way.  

Namdeb Scores with New Soccer Cup

NAMIBIA - A new football tournament has been launched, sponsored by Namdeb, to inspire young people in the Namibian town of Lüderitz.
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March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The company is giving N$100,000 (US$7,400) as a platinum sponsor towards the newly-launched Harders Soccer Cup, named after a species of fish. The other two platinum sponsors are Standard Bank and Tafel Lager.

The tournament was launched on 27 January and will be played on the weekend of 25-26 March at the Lüderitz Soccer Stadium. So far, six teams have signed up to play.

Capital Area Head Start Celebrates Dr. Seuss's Birthday

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Capital Area Head Start (CAHS) celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day on March 2. Parents and family members visited some classrooms to read their favorite Dr. Seuss books with students. Parent involvement in classrooms is an important part of each child's education in CAHS. Parents area a child's first and foremost teachers. We encourage parents to volunteer, visit, and get involved with their child's Head Start experience in some capacity!

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