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Small Commitment, Big Difference in Merelbeke

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On November 25, 2016, the Green Office Team from Merelbeke volunteered to clean up litter in their local business park and its surroundings.

The Power of Volunteerism: Strengthening Partnerships and Human Capital with Dr. Rebecca Hardin

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Dr. Rebecca Hardin, Performance Improvement Consultant and Federal Employee Volunteer Program Director. Dr. Hardin discusses the creation of a more robust employee engagement program within the federal sector and offers advice on how partnerships with local nonprofits can help align volunteers with causes. Dr.

Samsung Awards 255 Schools in National STEAM Contest

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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., December 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Representing all 50 states and the nation’s capital, 255 public schools have advanced as state finalists in the $2 Million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest –  a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to address real-world issues and make a difference in their local communities.

Using Employees’ Skills, Toyota Financial Services and UnitedHealth Group Build Stronger Communities

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Giving back: it’s an action that can be carried out in countless ways. For some, giving back means volunteering in their community. For others, it means donating money or goods to those who need it most. For Civic 50 sector leaders Toyota Financial Services and UnitedHealth Group, employees give back by exercising their corporate know-how and investing their time and talent in communities to provide the biggest impact.

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities Through Your Current CSR Platform

Looking for volunteer opportunities that engage employees and impact communities? You may not need to look any further than your current corporate giving platform.
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Looking for volunteer opportunities that engage employees and impact communities? You may not need to look any further than your current corporate giving platform.

This has been an exciting year for us at VolunteerMatch.

On January 25, 2016, we announced a groundbreaking partnership with corporate giving and volunteering platform Causecast. The reason? To further our mission of making it easy for good people and good causes to connect.

Timberland Employees Worldwide Give Back for 19th Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Each year global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland kicks off its Serv-a-palooza event to inspire employees around the world to take part in community service as a way to reinforce the brand’s longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors and supporting the communities where it lives and operates. For the Stratham, New Hampshire-based company, 2016 marked its 19th consecutive year celebrating Serv-a-palooza.

2017 Collegiate RecycleMania Competition Opens Registration

17th Annual Recycling Tournament, Managed by Keep America Beautiful, Attracts Hundreds of Colleges and Universities; New “Zero Waste” Competition Format Featured for 2017
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STAMFORD, Conn., December 1, 2016 – Registration for new and returning colleges and universities is now open for the 2017 RecycleMania, the premier collegiate recycling competition. Now in its 17th year, RecycleMania pits colleges and universities against one another to see which will claim the championship in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campus. The 2017 RecycleMania competition, managed by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, will kick off on Feb.

Building a Culture of Service: Altria and Valero Put Local Communities First

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Crafting a mission statement is a chance for a company to put into words what truly drives the organization: what are the values it holds above all others? For many, success and profit come to mind. For Civic 50 sector leaders Altria and Valero Energy, community is consistently held as the organizations’ driving force.

Albertsons and Safeway Donate Holiday Hope to the Marian House

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Originally published on the Colorado Springs Gazette.

A chilly Tuesday morning was warmed up in Colorado Springs when employees with Albertsons and Safeway grocery stores delivered 933 complete Thanksgiving meals to the downtown Marian House.

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