This Global Volunteer Month, Common Impact is spotlighting some of the hundreds of talented skills-based volunteers we are fortunate to work with every year. Today we hear from Melissa Myers, a Compliance Analyst with Berkshire Bank, who reflects on her experience at Skills for Cities 2020. (Watch Melissa's two-minute interview here.)
HOUSTON, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), donated 150 Kindle tablets to the Houston and Alief Independent School Districts to help support low-income students' e-learning needs during the COVID-19 school closures and subsequent move to remote learning platforms.
High Schools Students Invited to Apply through July 8, 2019
STAMFORD, Conn. April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for its 2019-2020 National Youth Advisory Council through July 8, 2019.
From organizing donut fun-runs to launching rubber duck races, Zachary Wandell lends his time and expertise to empower people across his community
SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sacramento Allstate agency owner Zachary Wandell was recently named as the recipient of the 2018 Ray Lynch Community Service Award, Allstate’s top national honor commending an agency owner or financial specialist for giving back and supporting people and organizations in their local community.
1,200 employees and business partners volunteer in their communities in celebration of the brand’s annual fall service day
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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is hosting its annual Serv-a-Palooza volunteer initiative in more than 19 countries throughout the months of September and October. Through Serv-a-palooza, Timberland employees, partners and community members come together with the common goal to meet critical needs and create sustainable impact around the globe -- from its headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire to Milan, Hong Kong, Mexico City and beyond.
Timberland’s Global Leadership Team recently cooked and served dinner to 75 residents of Cross Roads House, non-profit organization that supports community members who are experiencing – or have recently experienced -- homelessness. The team, which had convened at the outdoor lifestyle brand’s global headquarters in Stratham NH for a strategy meeting, dedicated the afternoon to serve the local community together.
Over 300 employees from Timberland’s global headquarters in Stratham, NH recently pulled on their boots for a day of volunteer service to celebrate Timberlands’ 20th annual Earth Day service event. The outdoor lifestyle brand closed its corporate office on May 10 to encourage employees to serve at one of six local projects designed to meet community needs while helping to green and grow the community. The projects addressed food insecurity, homelessness, addiction/recovery, and veteran’s affairs -- the four issues employees indicated they most wanted to address through their service.
American Express funds much-needed volunteer efforts in national parks
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the National Park Foundation and American Express are announcing seven grants supporting volunteer capacity-building efforts at national parks across the country. Designed to support the growth of park volunteer programs, projects funded by the grants include expansion of volunteer housing space, development of recruitment handbooks, and outreach to neighboring communities.