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Habitat Build: Together, We Are Mohawk

Mohawk employees volunteer their time with Habitat for Humanity
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“Together, We are Mohawk” was written across the backs of over 50 Mohawk employees that volunteered for this year’s Clark Howard Build for Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta at the end of February. 

5 Reasons That Goodness Matters in a Post-COVID World

If ever there was a time to reboot purpose, it’s now
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It’s been a weird time since Goodness Matters, our annual client conference. We’ve gone from an air of inspiration and celebration to one of shock and uncertainty, as COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels.
 
But one thing has not changed. At Goodness Matters, we told the over 400 passionate CSR leaders in attendance that they are the most important people in their companies right now. And we believe that’s more true today than it’s ever been. 
 

Points of Light Marks April 2020 As First-Ever “Global Volunteer Month”

Inspired by response to COVID-19, organization asks citizens, corporations and local communities to unite in a ‘virtual volunteerism’ movement
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ATLANTA, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today it would make April 2020 the first-ever “Global Volunteer Month” to recognize the thousands of people around the world who serve as points of light in their own communities – and in light of COVID-19, as a galvanizing moment to inspire and activate the next generation of volunteers who will help support the most vulnerable populations in the weeks and months ahea

WEBINAR: Supporting the Social Sector Through Virtual Pro Bono Programming

Taproot Foundation hosts a webinar on April 1 exploring how companies can continue delivering their pro bono programs virtually
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We’re facing unprecedented challenges globally as we confront the coronavirus, and we’re leaning on the social sector to continue providing services that our communities need. Even though in-person employee engagement programming at companies is uncertain right now, we’re hearing from so many that they want to step up and support their nonprofit beneficiaries through these harrowing times.

In this webinar, Taproot Foundation will guide practitioners through virtual pro bono programming and why it’s so critical in our current climate. We’ll cover:

Austin Dillon Supports Keep America Beautiful by Driving in eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series

Richard Childress Racing Cup Series Driver to Compete in No. 3 Dow/Keep America Beautiful® Chevy in Virtual NASCAR Race
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With NASCAR postponing this upcoming weekend’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASCAR and iRacing announced the formation of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, an exhibition esports series featuring many of the sports popular drivers, including Richard Childress Racing’s Austin Dillon, who will be joining the series racing the vir

Preventing a Double Recession for Nonprofits: 5 Things You Can Do to Meet Urgent Needs

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Driven by a desire to lend a helping hand, the “hands-on” world of volunteer service connects people to help each other meet community challenges. These on-the-ground organizations are powered by people, comprised of community leaders who know the specific needs and strengths of their community.

But in this new “hands-off” world of social distancing, volunteering in person has come to an abrupt halt.

Domtar Employees Give Back Through 1K Your Way Giving Campaign

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Our 1K Your Way giving campaign enabled 20 employees from coast to coast to direct $1,000 Domtar grants to important causes in their areas. These grants are in addition to the millions of dollars and thousands of volunteer hours that Domtar has given corporately to improve literacy and learning, health and wellness, and sustainability in the areas where we operate. We’ll be highlighting these grants throughout the year.

Strategic Disaster Response & Relief: 5 Strategies to Effectively Address Immediate and Emerging Needs of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Through Philanthropy

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The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is dominating media headlines. You may even have already been personally impacted by disruptions to your everyday life. Although the situation is changing rapidly, organizations like yours can’t hesitate when it comes to strategic disaster response programs.

Johnson & Johnson Goes All out to Fight Against Epidemic

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It was 9pm, January 22, one day before the Spring Festival holiday.

Wang Donghua, a Johnson & Johnson China employee in Wuhan, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, received a message from Will Song, chairman of Johnson & Johnson China. 

“Donghua, hope you and your family are well. We learnt the front-line hospitals urgently need protective gear, so the company decided to donate medical supplies to support the doctors and nurses. Can you please help facilitate the donation efforts as soon as possible? All the best.”

Memorial Ensures Vietnam Veterans Will Never Be Forgotten

The Wall That Heals traveling memorial on view at Charlotte Motor Speedway March 19-22
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Respect and honor for military veterans are values Tina Woodward is proud to share with her colleagues at Duke Energy.

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