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Giving Tuesday: Every Mile Makes a Difference

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FORT WORTH, Texas — At American Airlines, our purpose is to care for people on life’s journey — and that extends to our team members, customers and the communities we serve across our global network. This Giving Tuesday, American joins forces with its national nonprofit partners for an opportunity to donate AAdvantage® miles to those who need it most.

Reflections on the Role of Corporate Philanthropy in Community Prosperity on Giving Tuesday

By Hamish Gray, Senior Vice President
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Each year Giving Tuesday celebrates generosity, and the role it plays in transforming communities. By encouraging individuals, families, groups and corporations to give of themselves and through donations, it salutes the value of "doing good" in the world — something that is desperately needed in this particularly challenging year.

Benevity Launches the “Dear 2020 Challenge” Aiming to Achieve 3 Million Acts of Goodness in December

Benevity and its client companies — including First Tech, Jacobs, Mortenson, Zoom Video Communications and more — aim to take back 2020 with a collaborative grassroots movement to encourage giving, volunteering and positive action
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CALGARY, AB, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, launched the Dear 2020 Challenge today to coincide with GivingTuesday, activating more than 600 purpose-driven companies and their people to end 2020 on a positive note by reaching 3 million acts of goodness in the month of December.

LA Kings and Wells Fargo Unite to Launch “Team Up for Tech” to Help Underserved Youth Learn From Home

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The LA Kings (NHL), and their long-standing exclusive financial services sponsor, Wells Fargo are joining forces to help students in need across Los Angeles with the launch of “Team Up For Tech” - a new initiative designed to help address the educational needs of underserved youth, many of whom are learning remotely this year. “Team Up for Tech,” will support students in underserved local communities and help combat the technological barriers of distance learning with the donation of mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, headphones and Chromebooks.

Benevity Data Shows That More People Gave More Money to Nonprofits in 2020 Than They Did Last Year

Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple instances of racial injustice, 51 percent more people donated through corporate purpose programs in 2020, with 41 percent more dollars per donation
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that 51 percent more people donated through its platform from January through October 2020, giving 41 percent more dollars per donation, and culminating in an average of $64 per donation compared to $46 the year prior.

Saying 'Thanks' Could do $1 Million of Good

Use the #WFGivesThanks hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to shout out an everyday hero or frontline worker and Wells Fargo will donate $5 per post (up to $1 million) to American Red Cross.
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Share a little, help a lot.


That’s the recipe for Wells Fargo’s new campaign for the holidays which lets people use Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to say “thanks” and do good.

When Partners and Cisco Work Together, Great Things Happen

By John Moses, Vice President, Americas Partner Organization
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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that the old adage is true: necessity truly is the mother of invention. It’s also shown us that when we work together, not only can we adapt, but we can overcome challenges and even achieve things we previously hadn’t thought were possible.

Our partners have been the very embodiment of those ideas over the course of this year, helping in ways large and small all around the world. Cisco, too, has leaned into the challenges that 2020 has thrown our way, and together we’ve worked to create the solutions our communities need most.

There is Power in Collective Action. Ready to be a Force for Good?

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Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT Program to Create Pathways to Bay Area Homeownership

As the Bay Area grapples with COVID-19 economic recovery, $9.5 million effort helps 350 low- and moderate-income residents
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the Bay Area, more than four in 10 renters pay over 30% of their income on housing.  Additionally, nearly 25% of renters are severely cost-burdened, paying over half of their income on housing, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation: Fighting for a World Where Every LGBTQ Person is Truly Equal

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The HRC Foundation – a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization – envisions a world where all LGBTQ people can participate fully in the systems that shape our daily lives. Through public education, research, and policy and practice change, the Foundation’s impact can be felt in schools, on factory floors and corporate suites, and in places of worship. It touches LGBTQ lives from childhood through end-of-life, people of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities and religious beliefs, in big cities and small towns, in the United States and across the globe.

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