A little more than 10 years ago, Duke Energy employee Amber Cason adopted Ruby, a Staffordshire Dachshund mix with a dash of Weimaraner. Walking through rows of kennels at the Humane Society, Cason spotted the reddish six-month-old New Jersey transplant.
“She had been moved to the Humane Society about 3 weeks before from another shelter,” said Cason, recounting Ruby’s plight of homelessness in a new state. “The shelter she was in before hadn’t had much success in finding her a home, and so there she sat.”
The last two years have been a bit of an anomaly when it comes to giving back. With the 2016 election cycle, we saw a slew of newand important causes hit the top 10 charts, most notably human rights and humanitarian causes. But over the last year, and especially in the last few months, things appear to have changed.
At PayPal, we’re committed to harnessing the power of our technology, partnerships and scale to make giving part of everyday life, and enable unprecedented levels of support for charitable organizations around the world. That’s especially true during the holidays, as our customers turn to our platform to connect with, and give to the causes they care most about.
Data from hundreds of workplace giving programs shows surprising set of causes supported on International Women’s Day
In alignment with the recently past International Women’s Day theme, #PressforProgress, many companies broughtgender equality issues to the forefront through employee resource groups (ERGs), internal events that showcased female entrepreneurs, skills-based volunteering and bringing gender equality into the D&I discussion.
Benevity CEO Bryan de Lottinville shares his motivation behind contributing $100,000 of personal funds in double donation matching for women's causes
There is a lot going on these days to pay attention to, and not all of it is positive. But on this day in the last couple of years, I’ve tried to be intentional about recognizing the importance of International Women’s Day, both at our company and in the broader community.
For every $1 donated through Benevity’s Community Impact Portal, the company will donate $2 in an effort to #PressforProgress this International Women’s Day
CALGARY, Canada, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announces 200% donation matching to the local chapters of three national organizations that are making meaningful efforts to address some of the unique challenges facing women: YWCA, Canada Learning Code and Dress for Success.
Strategies for boosting employee participation in employee giving and volunteering programs
When the United Nations released its Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, it set its sights on 17 distinct goals with the potential to “Transform Our World.” The goals include several causes that many charities around the world actively seek to solve, such as No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well-Being, etc.
Money Raised During Line's Sailing to Support Heart Health
September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Princess Cruises presented a check to the American Heart Association (AHA) for $832,000, the result of the line’s fundraising cruise this past February to support heart health. The special sailing was fully themed around this important cause and was part of the company’s “Cruising for a Cause” program.
August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Lines - Texas' largest cruise operator - presented the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, with a $10,000 check representing the proceeds from the "Pass the Boot" promotion during this season's home games.
As the Official Cruise Line of the Frisco RoughRiders, Carnival matched monetary donations made by fans during the Texas League tradition of "Passing the Boot" for the RoughRiders Foundation, team and individual players after each RoughRiders' home run.