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The Road Ahead: Trends in Corporate Social Impact in 2021 and Beyond

The 9th Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Report
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Business is Relied Upon for Societal Change

Les lauréats du Programme de financement TD pour les espaces verts 2021 renforceront la résilience dans des collectivités défavorisées

20 lauréats d’une subvention au Canada et aux États-Unis construiront des infrastructures vertes dans des collectivités touchées de manière disproportionnée par la COVID-19
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LINCOLN, Neb., et TORONTO, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Aujourd’hui, le Groupe Banque TD (la TD) et la Arbor Day Foundation ont annoncé les lauréats du Programme de financement TD pour les espaces verts 2021. Dans le cadre de ce programme, un montant total de 400 000 dollars américains (500 000 dollars canadiens) sera accordé afin d’appuyer des projets d’infrastructures vertes dans des collectivités qui ont été touchées de façon disproportionnée par la COVID-19.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E8: Dave Smith, Californians for All

How California Rallied Volunteers during the Pandemic
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In celebration of National Volunteer Week, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews Californians for All Director Dave Smith about the founding of this California Volunteers initiative and how it achieved over one million volunteer hours and 600,000 meals served in its first year.

ImpactAssets Logs A Record 207 Custom Investment Deals Worth More Than $200 Million in 2020

Impact investments filled the capital gap to help fuel solutions to urgent issues, from racial equity to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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BETHESDA, Md., April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – ImpactAssets, a $1.5 billion impact investing firm, today released 2020 figures showing a record 207 Custom Investments in private mission-driven businesses, impact funds and nonprofit organizations totaling $203 million. By comparison, the firm made a total of 152 Custom Investments worth $140 million in 2019, and 108 investments totaling $17.34 million in 2018.

2021 TD Green Space Grant Recipients to Build Resilience in Underserved Communities

20 grant recipients in US and Canada will build green infrastructure solutions for communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19
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LINCOLN, Neb. and TORONTO, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced the 2021 grant recipients of the TD Green Space Grants program. The program will provide a total of US $400,000 to support green infrastructure in communities that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities, including the limited access to green spaces in urban neighbourhoods and the corresponding lack of tree canopies in these areas.

Creating Financial Victories on the Homefront

Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation help veterans build financial stability with mortgage-free homes and mentorship.
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Marcus Mason was just 17 when he went off to war as a Marine — first to Afghanistan and then to Iraq before a combat injury ended his tour.

Today, a program by Military Warriors Support Foundation and Wells Fargo has made the former Georgia native a victor on the financial homefront in Jacksonville, Florida.

What Can You Do to Help the HSUS End the Horrific Conditions and Cruelty at Puppy Mills and Pet Stores Nationwide?

Employee giving, volunteering, and other workplace philanthropy programs can help
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Not all pet stores are bad. More than 3,000 pet stores have partnered through The Humane Society of the United States’ Puppy Friendly Pet Stores program. The vast majority of these 3,000 stores signed a pledge to never sell “commercially raised puppies”, and focus on pet products and services instead. Only a few dozen stores account for all these adoptions.

Saturday Volunteer Event Caps Three-Year 'Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives' CITGO/Rebuilding Together Partnership

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Saturday, April 17 marks the culmination of the three-year Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives charitable partnership between CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston. Appropriately, TeamCITGO volunteers will gather to repaint a local residence in the Independence Heights community.

Launched to help Houston-area communities in need recover from 2017's Hurricane Harvey, the program has done enormous good in the community, supporting the renovation of more than 186 homes for those in need in the Independence Heights community and surrounding areas.

Stacking Hands and Keeping Texas Strong

NRG continues to support Winter Storm Uri relief and recovery
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Recovery from Winter Storm Uri continues across Texas, with many still facing food and water insecurity as well as damages to housing and property. Since February, we have joined our neighbors and partners to provide relief.

Most recently, our employees volunteered with Kids’ Meals Inc., East Harris County Empowerment Council, and other local nonprofits, who are serving as stopgap for those struggling in the wake of the storm and the pandemic.  

ON Semiconductor Partners With Visit.org for National Volunteer Week 2021

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In observance of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), employees from ON Semiconductor, a leading supplier of innovative semiconductor-based products and solutions, will be gathering online to participate in Visit.org’s remote giving back experiences. 

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