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Supporting Education for At-Risk Youth

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On February 23, 2016, Weatherford sponsored the Small Steps Clays Classic in support of Small Steps Nurturing Center, a Houston-based organization dedicated to the social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth of economically at-risk children and their families. Weatherford has been a long-time supporter of Small Steps and recently provided them a donation of $300,000 from the 2016 Weatherford Walks charity event.

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

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ATLANTA, March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help build homes and improve local communities through Habitat for Humanity’s alternative spring break program, Collegiate Challenge.

Costa Group and Mercy Ships Present Their Memorandum of Understanding to Provide Practical Help Where it is Needed the Most

The leading cruise Group in Europe makes initial donation of 100,000 Euro
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Madrid, March 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Mercy Ships and Costa Group celebrated Tuesday the official start of the memorandum of understanding which has been recently signed. The agreement is aimed to develop synergies in different fields with the objective to support the accomplishments of Mercy Ships. According to this agreement Costa Group will develop specific activities in the following areas: 

Sacramento Kings Eyes of Hope Eyewear Donation Drive

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Slamson and VSP Vision Care President, Kate Renwick-Espinosa encourage the Sacramento community to donate their gently-used glasses at the annual Sacramento Kings Eyes of Hope Eyewear Donation Drive on Good Day Sacramento. VSP will be collecting gently-used eyewear at the Sacramento Kings game on Monday, March 14. For each pair of glasses donated, VSP will donate a comprehensive eye-exam and new glasses to someone in need!

Watch the Good Day Sacramento segment here.

30 Pacific Northwest Leaders Unite for Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service

Registration for this three-day experience now open
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SEATTLE, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media – Points of Light announced today that a dynamic group of influential Pacific Northwest leaders will serve as Host Committee members for the annual Conference on Volunteering and Service to be held June 19-21 in the Emerald City.

Keep Erie County Beautiful Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

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Keep America Beautiful has more than 620 community-based affiliates at the state, county and local levels throughout the country. Each new affiliate goes through a comprehensive approach created with the help of behavior scientists to get at root causes of why people mistreat their local environment and how to change those behaviors.

Through Strategic Volunteer Engagement, KPMG and Freeport-McMoRan Promote Youth Education

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There are a variety of ways companies support education initiatives across the country, from philanthropic investments and fundraising to employee engagement activities and skills-based volunteering. For 2016 Civic 50 sector leaders KPMG and Freeport-McMoRan, investment in education translates to a firm-wide commitment and strategic business opportunity.

How Can Pro Bono Service Cultivate Your Leaders?

What Taproot is discovering as part of our Town Hall Series
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We should have known that when we asked our community to weigh-in and help us shape the future of pro bono service, you would show up. 

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