Since the East Coast landfall of Hurricane Sandy nearly three weeks ago, we've seen an overwhelming amount of outreach and support from generous individuals, corporations and nonprofits contributing everything from cash to mobile power stations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 19, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forbes magazine recognizes Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization, as a top U.S. charity in its "Top 100 Largest U.S. Charities" list for 2012. The Forbeslist includes ratios regarding a nonprofit's level of fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment.
When times are busy, often employee volunteering takes a back seat. Our CSR and employee engagement programs tend to get de-prioritized amidst looming deadlines and end-of-year rushes.
But this is also the time when community involvement and employee engagement is at its most important. This is a key time to remind employees that giving back is part of who you are as a company, and to engage them in ways that will strengthen their commitment to their work, to your company and to each other.
ORLANDO, Fla., October 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The inaugural Balfour Beatty Construction Golf Benefit in Orlando raised more than $46,000 to benefit arts education partnerships for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to developing and operating a new performing arts center in downtown Orlando. The tournament was held on October 1 at The Legacy Club at Alaqua Lakes with 111 golfers participating in the event.
How many times in the past month have you been asked to make a donation to a nonprofit? Chances are, quite a few. Many consumers are now facing appeals for support on the street, in their email inboxes, over the phone and in the mail. Yet, a few savvy nonprofits are harnessing social media to break through the clutter, telling compelling, personal stories of the issues at hand rather than directly appealing for donations.
Funds raised support children with a supportive home, education, healthcare, and social activities.
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After months of intensive training and fundraising, a team of nearly 40 CSC employees, clients and partners tested their physical limits by competing in a 152-kilometer stage of the Tour de France bicycle race. The effort was done in support of child welfare in Bucharest, Romania via the charitable association SOS Children’s Villages. The CSC Gives Back: Tour de Force team successfully raised €43,000 that will go towards providing children with a supportive home, education, healthcare, and social activities.
A long-time tradition during A Time for Giving is the release of the ATFG Bear. This year it is especially exciting since Zurich is celebrating its 100th Anniversary of insuring America, and the ATFG bear is all dressed up for the occasion.
Zurich knows that this year’s bear will be a fitting ambassador to ATFG and its special year of celebrations. To help find a name of the bear, Zurich asked employees for name suggestions. They voted, and the winning name is Zuri!
Four local non-profits receive donations totaling more than $185,000
(3BL Media) Skytop, PA – July 26, 2012 - At tonight’s completely sold-out Ninth Annual Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser entitled, “Carrying the Torch for Our Community and Beyond,” four local human services organizations will receive donations totaling more than $185,000. This will bring the event’s nine-year sum to more than $1,250,000, reinforcing its standing as the largest single fundraiser event in Monroe County.
(3BL Media) July 17, 2012 - On July 26, Paul Irwin-Dudek, national walk director for Walk Now for Autism Speaks, will share insights and lessons learned in the course of producing America's 17th-largest peer-to-peer fundraising program via a Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council webinar.