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Making the Match: A 3-Part Series for Corporate Pro Bono Leaders from Taproot

Getting the right pro bono to the right nonprofit at the right time
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It’s a common misconception that the bigger and more complex a pro bono initiative is, the higher the impact will be for nonprofits, your employees, and the company itself. In fact, the biggest determinant of a program’s impact is not its scale or complexity but the quality of the match between employees’ expertise and nonprofits’ needs. Great pro bono initiatives have one thing in common – the right support for the right nonprofit at the right time.

In South Carolina, Duke Energy, Reading Is Fundamental Renew Partnership to Boost Childhood Reading Skills

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  • Read for Success begins second year in South Carolina's Pee Dee region.

  • Program reflects a combined $400,000 investment by both organizations.
     

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Following last year's successful pilot program, Duke Energy and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, are partnering for a second consecutive year to minimize the summer slide and improve the reading proficiency of more than 3,000 current second graders in South Carolina.

Eat a Taco, Feed a Dream

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In celebration of the Doritos Locos Tacos’ 5-year anniversary, Taco Bell has launched its first Feed a Dream promotion, which will help students follow their dreams.

For every Doritos Locos Taco bought à la carte, Taco Bell will donate 10 cents to the Taco Bell Foundation’s Live Mas Scholarship.  The promotion started March 23 and will end April 8, and the brand plans to donate $500,000 to the scholarship through this campaign. By buying a taco, customers can help future Live Mas Scholars feed their dreams.

Consumers Energy Foundation Contributes $150,000 to Provide Access for Free Tax Assistance, Support 2-1-1

Help Available for Customers Paying Final Winter Heating Bills
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JACKSON, Mich., March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $150,000 to support free tax preparation services and Michigan’s 2-1-1 network– resources that help families and individuals statewide as they receive their final heating bills from this winter.

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