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Nevada Homeless Alliance Sponsor of the Year Sands Cares Helps the Organization Provide for Those in Need

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The Nevada Homeless Alliance (NHA) organizes Project Homeless Connect, a series of service events bringing providers together in a single place to help those in need in the local Las Vegas community. With the assistance of Sands Cares, recently honored as the NHA Sponsor of the Year, the organization is able to better deliver on its mission.

Sands is Founding Sponsor of Women’s Hospitality Initiative

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In Las Vegas, a new program is launching to help more women achieve leadership positions within the culinary and restaurant fields in the hospitality industry, with the support of Sands and other Las Vegas area partners. The Women’s Hospitality Initiative (WHI) seeks to accelerate both the career development and advancement of women working in the industry, through advocacy, networking events and more. Sands, through our charitable giving and community engagement program Sands Cares, is a founding funding sponsor.

Safe Tech Cybersecurity Kit for Kids and Families

Have The Talk today to stay safe online!
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Have you been up to date on how to protect yourself and your devices? Test your cybersecurity know-how with this quiz and activity kit today! Perfect for kids and families. 

Let's Talk Safe Tech

Have you had The Talk?
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When I was 13, my parents and I had the talk. No not that talk. I finally had my very own Facebook page, and we needed to have a talk about how to stay safe online. Some pointers included not accepting friend requests from strangers, reporting anything suspicious and, of course, no chatting with boys. This used to be the extent of cyber safety talk in my household and many other households across the world, but times have changed.

PayPal Funds Research to Tackle Illegal Firearms Trafficking

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In partnership with the Center on Crime and Community Resilience at Northeastern University and the University of Chicago Crime Lab, PayPal will fund the formation of a research collaborative to better understand payment methods that are used to finance illegally-sourced firearms in the United States, and to generate actionable insights and guide efforts to combat illegal firearm distribution. This is part of PayPal’s commitment to reduce and eliminate firearm-related violence. 

Blackbaud Receives Charleston Animal Society’s Community Ambassador Award

As part of the Charleston Animal Society’s 146th Annual Meeting and Celebration, Blackbaud was honored to receive the Animal Society’s Community Ambassador Award.
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A gigantic blow-up Caitlyn outside Blackbaud World Headquarters greeted attendees to Charleston Animal Society's 146th Annual Meeting. Caitlyn is the face of the Society's anti-cruelty fund after her story of survival inspired thousands of people around the world.

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A gigantic blow-up Caitlyn outside Blackbaud World Headquarters greeted attendees to Charleston Animal Society's 146th Annual Meeting. Caitlyn is the face of the Society's anti-cruelty fund after her story of survival inspired thousands of people around the world.

Paypal, Polaris Join Forces to Fight Human Trafficking

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2020) /3BL Media/ —  Polaris, a leader in combating human trafficking, today announced the creation of a newly formed Financial Intelligence Unit.  The Financial Intelligence Unit, which is made possible by financial and subject matter support from PayPal, is designed to leverage intelligence from the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline and other sources to interrupt trafficker cash flows and enable prosecutions for financial crimes including money laundering.

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

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Fair Trade USA Names Nathalie Marin-Gest Head of Fresh Goods to Focus on Evolution and Growth

Marin-Gest to oversee produce, floral, seafood and continue to expand non-profit’s work on North American farms
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OAKLAND, Calif., January 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA®, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, has named Nathalie Marin-Gest as Head of Fresh Goods, overseeing the Fair Trade Certified™ produce, floral, and seafood product categories.

HPE’s Commitment to Protecting Human Rights

Glenn Leon, SVP, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
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In this Article

  • Championing human rights is fundamental to HPE’s values and mission to advance the way we live and work, and all people are entitled to basic freedoms and standards of treatment, both inside and outside the company
  • While progress has been made, HPE and the industry as a whole must continuously improve, building internal systems and promoting best practices
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In this Article

  • Championing human rights is fundamental to HPE’s values and mission to advance the way we live and work, and all people are entitled to basic freedoms and standards of treatment, both inside and outside the company
  • While progress has been made, HPE and the industry as a whole must continuously improve, building internal systems and promoting best practices

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