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Day Brightened in 60 Seconds With Water Mission

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An email from a special colleague you haven’t heard from in a while. A cheerful voicemail message from a dear friend. A text that makes you feel special. A heartwarming tag on social media. Our days are brightened by these unexpected connections.

Well, we received an email the other day from one of the relief organizations we support: Water Mission. In it was this unexpected link to a day-brightening 1-minute video of the organization in action.

OKC Beautiful Partners to Clean up Local Waterway

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OKC Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has joined forces with Riverport OKC to launch a new collaborative initiative focused on solving the problem of litter and debris along the Oklahoma River.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

Alliance Data Commits $1.4 Million Toward Development of Custom Analytics Platform for Mid-Ohio Food Collective

Columbus-based Alliance Data to fund comprehensive campaign that includes the development of a digital analytics platform to help reduce hunger in 20 counties; Alliance Data associates to volunteer data analytics expertise and support
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With Less Than 50 Days to Election, More Artists Join Global Citizen and Headcount 'Just Vote' Campaign Targeting Young Voters

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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election
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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

Join a Global Community of Virtual Volunteers on Taproot Plus

Learn how to partner up with social good causes at Taproot’s latest webinar
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Wednesday, September 30 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

Make a difference by teaming up with social good causes…virtually! More people than ever are turning to NGOs and charities for support during this challenging time. By donating your professional skills, you can help these organizations build the capacity they need to do even more amazing work for communities around the globe.

Virtual Support From an Army of Skilled Volunteers

Taproot Foundation’s pro bono services available in the UK, EU, and India!
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Tuesday, September 29 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

If you work at a charity or NGO, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to a lack of budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot Plus volunteers donating their professional marketing, technology, strategy, HR, and finance skills for free, you can make those plans a reality. 

Building Communities That Work: A Taproot Foundation Webinar

A Guide to Pro Bono for Workforce Development Nonprofits
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Thursday, September 24 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT

Deloitte: Leveraging Professional Skills to Help Nonprofits Solve Complex Challenges

How this organization’s employee-driven pro bono program promotes talent development and inclusive leadership.
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It’s powerful to see grassroots initiatives out in our communities. They bubble up organically, fueled by passionate, committed people intent on making society a better place for all. But it’s not all that common to see organic initiatives blossom like this in the corporate world. That’s why we are beyond inspired when we see an initiative like Deloitte’s stepup program come along—built from the ground up by a handful of professionals committed to their community.

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Earth Day Network Joins Forces With National CleanUp Day and Keep America Beautiful

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WASHINGTON, September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, today announced a partnership with National CleanUp Day® and Keep America Beautiful® to remove trash across the United States amid a global pandemic. Throughout the month of September, Earth Day Network joins these organizations in encouraging Americans to get outside and safely clean up their communities.

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