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The Salvation Army of the Midlands Gets Grant from Aflac to Help Fight Human Trafficking

by Bryant Monteilh
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COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) --  The Salvation Army of the Midlands is getting into the fight to help stop human trafficking in South Carolina. They recently received a grant for just over $8,600 from the company AFLAC.

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LA Galaxy Welcome United States Military Members for Fleet Week Celebration

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In continued support of those serving in the United States military, AEG’s LA Galaxy hosted more than 50 military men and women visiting Port of Los Angeles for the fourth annual LA Fleet Week on Aug. 28. Military personnel enjoyed a 60-minute soccer clinic and stadium tour at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., in addition to visiting the LA Galaxy’s team practice followed by lunch.

Across Europe and Australia, General Mills Employees Help Alleviate Hunger

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Across Europe and Australia, General Mills and our employees are helping to feed those facing hunger by supporting the Global Foodbanking Network, Food Bank Australia and the European Food Banks Federation and their members.

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Women Give More from Less

By Kiersten Marek
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New research supported by PayPal points to the fact that women give more to charity while earning 19% less than men, and as they age, women become more generous.

Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?
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By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

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Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?
Article

By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

Continue reading on Fast Company

Schneider Electric Commits to Tackling Inequality by Joining G7 Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) Coalition Powered by the OECD

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  • B4IG business coalition to be launched in connection with the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France
  • Companies joining forces are investing a combined total of over 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives, benefiting 100 million people to date
  • Call to action for other companies to join first-of-a-kind B4IG coalition
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  • B4IG business coalition to be launched in connection with the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France
  • Companies joining forces are investing a combined total of over 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives, benefiting 100 million people to date
  • Call to action for other companies to join first-of-a-kind B4IG coalition

ON Semiconductor Employees Show Commitment to Diversity in AI Education with STEM UP

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At ON Semiconductor, we celebrate differences and promote an inclusive environment by valuing the contributions of all employees and through our many Affinity Network Groups, these committees serve as a resource for the company by raising cultural awareness and inclusion, promoting company values, strengthening member leadership skills, encouraging recruitment, development and retention and increasing collaboration and innovation.

Homeownership in Dallas-Fort Worth to Get $6.6 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® offers homebuyers $15,000 grants for home down payments in the city of Dallas and Tarrant County; additional benefits for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
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DALLAS-FORT WORTH, Texas, August 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to the Dallas-Fort Worth area to boost local homeownership.

Data-Driven Outcomes Move Non-Profits to the Head of the Class

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Non-profits know that producing outcomes is key to securing meaningful partner support and funding.  Even when the non-profit gets results, many struggle to provide a clear picture of the positive impact they create. 

Limited data expertise, staff resources and inadequate data management tools are primary challenges to valid and clear outcomes reporting.  Another more vexing challenge is the fact that most non-profit professionals, along with their boards, partners and funders, are not trained in interpreting program data.

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