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This Life With Gracie: Women Leaders Reignite Own Fire While Helping Girls Find Their Way

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By Gracie Bonds Staples, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Every Wednesday for eight weeks this summer, Ava Pittman rubbed elbows with some of the most successful and influential women Georgia has to offer.

Cpl. Angela Florence at the Columbus Police Department. Kathy Bruer, owner of Belles & Beaus Etiquette & Manners and Aflac retiree. Teresa White, the first woman and African-American to hold the title of president at Aflac.

Better Together: Workplace Giving & Volunteering

How an integrated, global program boosted a Fortune 500 financial services corporation’s participation by over 100%
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Leaders of a Fortune 500 financial services corporation’s CSR program believe that the company’s volunteering and gift matching programs are a differentiator—something that can truly set the company apart in attracting, retaining and engaging talented employees. This is especially important for a company located in the competitive hiring environment of Silicon Valley.

Rebuilding Together Announces Appointment of New Officers to Board of Directors

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WASHINGTON, D.C., August 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization that provides critical home repairs to individuals in need and revitalizes communities throughout the country, is pleased to announce new officers for 2018-2019.  

Kevin Rafferty (Houston, Texas) will serve as Chair, Guy Cecala (Bethesda, Md.) will serve as Vice Chair, Carrie Teffner (Paradise Valley, Ariz.) will serve as Treasurer and Jim Kelly (Rockville, Md.) will serve as Secretary.

VMware Citizen Philanthropists Organize Bangalore E-Waste Drive

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On July 21, 150 citizen philanthropists at VMware Bangalore designed a custom service learning project: door-to-door e-waste collection. In the weeks leading up to the drive, volunteers worked with local radio and newspapers, as well as businesses and social media influencers to promote the drive, and partnered with local nonprofits, Saahas and Ensyde, t

How Susan Stachowski Leads the Corporate Social Responsibility Program at Sands Bethlehem

Since the property began tracking volunteer hours, Sands Bethlehem has averaged 750 volunteers and 1,500 hours per year
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Sands Cares, the corporate giving program of Las Vegas Sands, is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, committed to its people, communities in which it operates and the planet.  In each region, Sands Cares has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leads that manage the program and execute initiatives unique to each region.

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Beginning with Children Mentoring Program

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The Beginning with Children Mentoring programme is designed to support the personal, social, academic and career growth of high school students. Mentoring relationships with Barclays volunteers have been successfully established, dedicated to helping students achieve their full potential. The programme, now in its ninth year, has helped over 75 students from Brooklyn to graduate from high school and enroll into college, 85% of whom are from low-income families.

Barclays Employee Takes Banking Skills Into Volunteer Mountain Rescue

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Lee Faulkner works in risk management for Barclays and volunteers with the Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team, a voluntary organisation in South Wales. Lee talks us through his typical week – from searching for a missing person on the Brecon Beacons to helping rescue injured walkers – and how it feels for the team to have been recognised by Prince William.

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Teams Up with Actress Lauren Potter for Special Olympics Unified Sports Challenge

Ashford and Potter compete with Special Olympics Athlete Mike Van Zee
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SEATTLE, July 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford participated in the first-ever ESPN | Special Olympics Unified Sports Challenge, held Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the University of Washington’s Husky Ballpark. Ashford was among an exclusive group of executives who competed with employees, celebrities and Special Olympics athletes in multiple Unified Sports challenges – all to raise money for Special Olympics and the Seattle community.

Timberland Partners With TutorMate for Micro-Volunteerism

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As more employees look to work at organizations that embed Purpose at their core, employee engagement around social and environmental initiatives becomes even more critical for leading brands. In fact, 71 percent of employees say they want their company to provide opportunities for them to help make a positive impact.

Duke Energy Florida Employees Host 62 Community Activities in May 2018

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May is Duke Energy in Action volunteer month. In 2018, Duke Energy Florida introduced its “31x31: Championing 62 Causes in May” program. Our employees hosted 62 community employee engagement activities during the 31 days in the month of May. Employees participated in a wide variety of events while partnering with local non-profit or community organizations.

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