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City Year Greater Philadelphia Corps Members to Graduate From Year Of Service in High Need Schools

Aramark sponsors ceremonies for 255 City Year Greater Philadelphia corps members who joined national effort to increase urban graduation pipeline
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PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – City Year Greater Philadelphia will graduate 255 corps members who joined in a national effort to keep students in school and on track to succeed. Across the country, 2,700 City Year AmeriCorps members served in 242 high-need public schools. In Philadelphia, corps members served in 20 public schools as full-time tutors, mentors, and role models for students who face the greatest risk of dropping out.

Can Business Help Bring Civic Engagement to Scale?

By Michael Brown, CEO and Co-Founder, City Year
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The spirit of young people, their idealism and desire to serve have been a source of inspiration since I co-founded City Year 25 years ago. Over the last quarter century, 18,000 City Year AmeriCorps members have dedicated at least a year of their lives to causes greater than themselves, from revitalizing under-served communities to serving as tutors, mentors and role models for students in some of the nation's highest-need urban schools.

Capital One Recognized as One of America’s Top 50 Community-Minded Companies by Bloomberg, National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light

Capital One Ranked #2 on the List in Financials Industry, Large Market Cap
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Dcember 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For the second year in a row, Capital One Financial Corporation was recognized as one of the top 50 community-minded companies in America on the Civic 50 survey – an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to invest their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

Major Private Sector Commitment to Pro Bono is a Landmark Win for the Movement

Deloitte joins with Taproot Foundation to celebrate Pro Bono Week 2013
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October 16, 2015 /3BL Media/  - Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit connecting business professionals in pro bono service to organizations working towards social good, and Deloitte, a leading professional services organization, are joining forces once again to drive the pro bono marketplace forward. Deloitte recently announced an expanded commitment to providing $110 million in pro bono services to nonprofits by 2015, and has signed on with Taproot as a sponsor of Pro Bono Week 2013 to help inspire others to follow suit.

Taproot Foundation Announces Local Pro Bono Week Events

Taproot Mobilizes Pro Bono Leaders in Local Markets
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September 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Across the country, local Taproot Foundation offices demonstrate the diversity of pro bono opportunities as they prepare for Pro Bono Week.  Celebrated from October 20th-26th, Pro Bono Week serves the dual purpose of celebrating the pro bono ethic across all professions that use their talents to make a difference and encouraging more skilled professionals to give back and donate their skills pro bono.

HP Recognized for Its Civic Engagement by Bloomberg and Points of Light

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By Michael_Thacker

HP is among the top companies named in Bloomberg Businessweek’s “The Civic 50,” the first scientific evaluation of companies that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

Nonprofits Engaging Millennials: DoSomething.org’s Study and Its Real-Life Parallels

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In my previous blog post about nonprofits and economic downturns, one recommendation for volunteer engagement was to look outside of the typical generations to which your nonprofit appeals.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Named to The Civic 50

DPS's $200,000 partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) helped create sustainable communities through a series of conservation service events and enabled SCA to provide conservation internships for high school and college students.
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Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) has been named to The Civic 50, coming in at No. 39 on the list of the 50 S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, and published in the Nov. 9 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.

Raytheon Recognized as One of America's Most Community Minded Companies in The Civic 50

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WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 8, 2012 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been recognized for its commitment to community in The Civic 50 – the first scientific evaluation to single out S&P 500 companies that best invest their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life where they do business.

Enriching the Experience of Life: Brown-Forman Releases Third Corporate Responsibility Report

Stakeholder Dialogue and New Environmental Sustainability Targets are Highlighted
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Brown-Forman announced today the publication of its third corporate responsibility report, “Enriching the Experience of Life.” The report covers the company’s progress and challenges in the areas of alcohol responsibility, environmental sustainability, employee relations, and civic engagement. The report is available in print and on the company’s website: www.brown-forman.com/responsibility

Press Release

Brown-Forman announced today the publication of its third corporate responsibility report, “Enriching the Experience of Life.” The report covers the company’s progress and challenges in the areas of alcohol responsibility, environmental sustainability, employee relations, and civic engagement. The report is available in print and on the company’s website: www.brown-forman.com/responsibility

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