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Duke Energy Foundation, Employees Committed to Local Communities

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Community and service are integrated into everything our company does. Through the Duke Energy Foundation, we provide philanthropic support to address the needs of communities where our customers live and work. The Foundation annually provides more than $30 million in charitable grants, with a focus on three areas: K to career, the environment and community impact. Our employees and retirees volunteer tens of thousands of hours to projects and through leadership roles with nonprofit organizations that strengthen our communities.

AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages Partner to Fight Youth Unemployment With the Power of Paint

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AMSTERDAM , March 2, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages are joining forces to use education and renovation to drive a positive impact on youth unemployment. The partnership aims to reach the young people of SOS Children's Villages with AkzoNobel's "Let's Colour" program and professional training through AkzoNobel's painter academies around the world. The partnership kicks off with three countries in 2017: Brazil, Nigeria and Indonesia.

Free Webinars for Nonprofit and CSR Professionals!

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March is fast approaching, and with it comes a whole bunch of free webinars for you to sign up for!

Our first webinar of the month will be on Thursday March 2nd at 2 PM EST, and it's Now is the Time for Mobile Bidding. If you’re trying to decide if mobile bidding might be right for your auction event, this webinar is for you. You'll learn why so many smart, forward-thinking organizations are bringing mobile bidding to their auction events - and how you can do it, too!

Room for Discussion: Encouraging Open Discourse on College Campuses During Times of Social and Political Unrest

By: Jim Jenkins
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The purpose of academia is to nurture and strengthen the next generation of leaders through research and critical analysis. Additionally, higher education aims to encourage individuals to investigate their interests and pursue a greater understanding of the world surrounding them. Today’s college students, many of whom are members of Generation Z, are some of the most inquisitive and confident scholars who demand campus communities built on the theories of peaceful coexistence and safety for all.

Mary Kay LIVE from the Texas Capitol

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Mary Kay was LIVE on Facebook from the Texas Capitol celebrating healthy relationships this Valentine’s Day.

Tune-in here to see the full Facebook LIVE video for Texas Lobby Day!

Mary Kay Continues to Lobby For Good

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Mary Kay was proud to partner with the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence for Stop Violence Against Women Day. 

Holland America Line Reaches Milestone of $5 Million Donated to Cancer Support Through 'On Deck' Programming

'On Deck' for a Cause invites guests to donate and walk in noncompetitive shipboard 5k
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SEATTLE, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- In honor of World Cancer Day, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $5 million for cancer support through "On Deck" programming that began in 2006. Currently the "On Deck" for a Cause program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.  

NRG's Vehicle Donation Drives Circular Economy

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by Kyle Williams

This is a guest blog, authored by Kyle Williams, Food Bank Director, Mercer Street Friends Food Bank 

3 Reasons That United Ways and Their Corporate Partners Benefit Each Other

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With a little over a week to go until the annual United Way Fundraising for Impact Summit, it’s a great time to revisit the importance of United Way organizations and the difference they make in communities around the world. United Way organizations worldwide are focused on improving the lives of impoverished individuals, supporting children and youth, and building stronger connections between citizens.

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