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John Stoehr: Evangelicals and the Orange Menace

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Has it ever struck you as odd how white evangelicals in this country consistently and enthusiastically back a president with a verifiable history of strikingly lewd behavior? From multiple divorces to bragging about grabbing women by the genitals, from public affairs with porn stars to the suggestion that he’d like to date his own daughter, the man’s moral compass swings wildly away from due North. The evangelical right is historically famous for linking personal morality with fitness to govern.

CNIB Foundation Receives $700,000 Gift from Scotiabank on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to celebrate the vast contributions and achievements of people with disabilities, the CNIB Foundation received a gift of $700,000 from Scotiabank to help create a brighter future for youth with sight loss in the Greater Toronto Area.

The Big Book of Goodness: Benevity's Holiday Giving Catalog

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Holiday spirit is a bit of a magical mystery. Is it the merry parties or the endless hot cocoa that give the holidays that special sparkle?

We think it’s that this season, more than any other time of year, brings so many people together to show kindness, give back to others and do more good in the world.

With 31% of all charitable giving happening in December alone, it’s the perfect time to harness your people’s generosity and amplify their impact through your corporate purpose initiatives.

The eBay Community Raises More Than $1 Billion for Charities Globally

eBay for Charity reaches major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal.
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Today, eBay for Charity announced that the program  reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

Charitable giving on the platform is on the rise. To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year. Through eBay for Charity, 100 percent of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits.

I Am Lost in America: Raising Awareness through A Night to End Youth Homelessness

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Las Vegas Sands is committed to the fight against youth homelessness in our corporate headquarters and throughout the country by fostering relationships with local and national nonprofits, such as Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center and now the Lost in America Foundation. With the soon-to-be-released documentary film, Lost in America, director Rotimi Rainwater has created a movement to cast a wide lens on the issue of youth homelessness in America through the power of mainstream media.

eBay and Homes For Our Troops Foundation Team Up for 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Charity Campaign

Fans can bid on VIP experiences and items plus meet-and-greets with George Clooney, Jake Tapper, Ben Stiller, Wynonna Judd, Chelsea Handler and John Oliver.
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eBay for Charity and Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) today launched their third joint charity auction in honor of Veteran’s Day to give fans the opportunity to bid on autographed items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences from  top celebrities, while also helping raise crucial funds for charity. Today through November 17, fans can visit eBay.com/HFOT to bid on their favorite experiences from stars like George Clooney, Wynonna Judd, Ben Stiller, Mindy Kaling, and more, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting HFOT.

Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.

Edward Jones Associates Join the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimers

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Edward Jones Raises Funds and Awareness for Alzheimer's Disease as Title Sponsor                 

The financial service firm is the national presenting sponsor of this year's walk and has committed $12 million over five years to support the mission of the Alzheimer's Association. The firm has been at the forefront when it comes to raising awareness of issues that affect both the physical and financial health of their clients. 

Meet One of Our Cherie Blair Foundation Programme Partners: Qualcomm

By Partnerships Team CBFW
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We would like to introduce you to one of our programme partners, Qualcomm.  Their Wireless Reach™ programme broadens their impact by bringing advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities around the world, enriching people’s lives while creating new markets for their business. Wireless Reach™ invests in programmes that leverage Qualcomm’s leading-edge technologies to improve lives, transform communities, and protect the planet. Currently, there are 119 Wireless Reach™ programmes that have reached more than 17 million people in 47 countries.

Sustainability Champion Says Progress Requires Unlikely Collaborations

Words by Maggie Kohn
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Editor's Note: This article series is sponsored by Philip Morris International.

When Hasan Youness was growing up in Lebanon, he often ran errands for his parents. But there was one thing he wouldn’t do: get cigarettes for his father. “Get your own cigarettes, dad, and feel free to use the balcony,” Youness recalled saying, as recounted in a September blog post. “Didn’t you see the picture of the lungs of smokers in the science book?!”

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