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More than 800 Astellas Employees Volunteer for 16 Community Organizations as Part of Ninth Annual Changing Tomorrow Day

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- More than 800 Astellas employees joined together across four countries to help their communities and volunteer at 16 local nonprofit organizations. The effort is part of Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow) – an Astellas employee initiative dedicated to building stronger communities by giving back. 

VIDEO | Aflac CSR Hero Diane Hintz Raises Over $83,000 for American Cancer Society

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For Diane Hintz, 2018 Aflac #CSRHero and an independent agent licensed to sell Aflac products, making a positive impact in her community is a year-round job. Inspired by her mother – a breast cancer survivor – Diane is committed to making a difference in her community wherever she can.

Benevity Data Highlights New Direction for 2018 Year-End Corporate Giving

Amid the Biggest Giving Months of the Year, Companies Adopt New Strategies to Engage People this ‘Giving Season’
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CALGARY, Canada, September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced three emerging trends likely to impact charitable giving during the biggest giving months of the year: September through December, when 50% of all donations are typically made to charities and nonprofits.

Domtar and SCA Clean Up Parks in Two of Our Communities

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Domtar volunteers in Missouri and Ontario invested hundreds of volunteer hours this spring to clean up community parks, with help from the Student Conservation Association (SCA). Participating in an SCA clean up is a great way for our colleagues to give back to the communities in which they live and work.

Domtar and SCA Clean Up at Lions Park in Dryden, Ontario

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Eighth Annual Recycle-Bowl

Visit Recycle-Bowl.org to Register Your School in National K-12 Recycling Competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, announces the launch of the eighth annual Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition. Registration for this incentive-based recycling competition is open to all public and private schools in the United States.

Builds Are Underway in Support of Habitat for Humanity

Avery Dennison believes in supporting the communities where our employees live and work. We look for local needs and opportunities for our employees to volunteer time and resources to making their communities stronger.
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“On our Habitat for Humanity build days, we put values like teamwork, excellence and innovation into action. Our community and our team are stronger for it.”

Billy Cable - 2018 Aflac CSR Hero

During Hurricane Harvey, Billy and his son were able to help Lisa Bates and her family safely evacuate their home
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One year ago, Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Texas, and led to historic flooding. Lisa Bates, an independent agent licensed to sell Aflac products, and her family – including her 10-month-old daughter – were stranded and in need of help.

With no power and little battery left on her phone, Lisa sent out a message on social media. Within minutes, hundreds responded from her Aflac family, including Billy Cable, 2018 Aflac #CSRHero and Aflac policyholder. Thanks to Billy and his son’s immediate response, Lisa and her family were able to evacuate their home safely.

Registration for 2018 America Recycles Day Now Open

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Americans to Join the Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day, the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States, has opened registration  for businesses, community organizations, government entities, individuals and others planning to host an America Recycles Day-themed event.

Closing the STEM Gap Through Skilled Volunteerism

How pro bono service can build capacity while supporting diversity and inclusion
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Around the world, employers are seeking to enlist workers with relevant skills for existing and emerging roles in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM. According to the CECP 2017 Giving in Numbers report, workforce development and education, particularly as related to STEM, are two of the largest focal areas for corporate and foundation giving. These are also two of the largest mission focus areas for nonprofits.

Whirlpool Corporation to Support Habitat for Humanity’s 2018 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Indiana

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., August 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool Corporation will be on the front lines of home-building projects in the Midwest, as part of Habitat for Humanity’s 35th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

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