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Ready to Engage Your Employees in Pro Bono Service?

Demos Available of the Redesigned Taproot Plus, Putting Employee Engagement Metrics at Your Fingertips
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Taproot Foundation is transforming how nonprofit and social change organizations access the pro bono support they need to thrive—and how companies engage their employees in social impact—by launching the newly redesigned matchmaking platform Taproot Plus at www.taprootplus.org.

How Companies are Using Global Pro Bono to Create Social Impact

By Gavin Cepelak, Vice President of Global Pro Bono, PYXERA Global
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Leading companies are now more deliberately leveraging leadership and employee engagement to generate sustainable social good. It’s an answer to the question, “How does business shift to meet the changing demands of investors, employees, customers, and communities to meet business and social standards?” For years we’ve known that leadership and employee engagement are important, of course, but they are no longer sufficient to compete in today’s business landscape.

The Power of One – Mark Lovretin

By Mark Lovretin
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Volunteering isn’t something that really crossed my mind. So, as I celebrate my tenth anniversary of volunteering at two animal shelters, I am grateful that I discovered it and am thankful for the impact it has had on my life.

Taproot Foundation Launches Newly Transformed Matchmaking Platform Taproot Plus

Enhanced platform makes it easier than ever for nonprofits and volunteers to connect for pro bono support and for leaders of employee engagement programs to track their company’s impact
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NEW YORK, July 25, 2019 / 3BL Media / - Taproot Foundation is transforming how nonprofit and social change organizations access the pro bono support they need to achieve their missions by launching the newly redesigned matchmaking platform Taproot Plus at www.taprootplus.org.

Aramark Names Diversity Champion Natily Santos, 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year for Extraordinary Volunteer Service

Santos recognized for outstanding volunteer service to women and Latinos in Philadelphia
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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Natily Santos, Director, Supplier Diversity, has been named Aramark's 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year, in recognition of her commitment to volunteer service and leadership in her community.

Nestlé Volunteers Take Part in Lac Léman Clean-Up

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June 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — More than 600 Nestlé employees and their families are expected to join a clean-up initiative around Lac Léman, Switzerland on 22 June 2019. This initiative is part of Nestlé’s broader vision to achieve a waste-free future.

Highlights From Cross Sector Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit

What we learned and what's next for the pro bono movement
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How has the pro bono movement made an impact across sectors and around the globe? And how can we keep pushing the field forward? Pro bono experts from companies, nonprofits, and intermediary organizations all came together at the Global Pro Bono Summit—hosted by Taproot Foundation—to answer these questions and more.

Download the Global Pro Bono Summit Upshot to explore all that we learned, including:

Points of Light Announces 2019 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Annual Conference

Initiative Honors Top Companies with Superior Community Engagement
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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service announces The Civic 50 honorees of 2019, recognizing them as the most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 awards provide a framework for good corporate citizenship, and showcases how committed companies are moving social impact, civic engagement and community to the center of their business.

Build Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Giving Plan With Help From GivingTuesday and Taproot Foundation

WEBINAR // No budget? No problem! Launching a successful GivingTuesday campaign with skilled volunteers
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Tuesday, July 16 at 10 AM PT // 12 PM CT // 1 PM ET   

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Sabbatical Stories: Paying It Forward

A Software Engineer from Bellevue spent his sabbatical helping to rebuild hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico.
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By: Francesca Hellebrandt, eBay News Team

Volunteering has always played an important role in Paul Son’s life. In college, Paul volunteered as a tutor and science fair mentor at a school near the University of Washington. In 2011, Paul first experienced disaster response when he was deployed to Batrop, TX, where a fire had scorched 40,000 acres and destroyed over 1,000 homes. Together, these experiences inspired Paul to spend his sabbatical doing what he does best — give back to the community.

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