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How Companies Can More Effectively Use Storytelling to Inspire Employee Giving and Engagement

By Peter Panepento

Companies and nonprofits that manage employee giving and volunteering programs are quite adept at the processes and practices that keep these programs humming.

Yet they often struggle to find and tell stories that show how the generosity of employees is making a difference.

Building Better Communities Through Affordable Homeownership


Join America's Charities, now through December, as we highlight different nonprofits and share how companies and their employees can Shape the Future of various causes through employee giving programs. If your company would like to start an employee giving program to support nonprofits like Habitat NOVA, click here. We have a portfolio of solutions designed to help large

Feeding Bodies, Minds and Futures with Feed the Children


Join America's Charities (@AmerCharities), now through December, as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of various causes through workplace giving programs.

Sappi’s Key Performance Indicators: Driving Social Responsibility

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Sappi takes a very active approach to social responsibility, driving key initiatives in support of our three key stakeholder groups: employees, customers and the local communities in which we operate. In addition to providing skilled jobs and continued job training, we improve the lives of people by promoting freedom of association, nondiscrimination and the abolition of forced and child labor. We also uphold the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Sappi Limited has been a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since 2008.

Timberland Unites Around the World to Serve the Elderly

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Service knows no age or boundaries at Timberland, the global outdoor lifestyle brand with a demonstrated commitment to social responsibility. Employee volunteers, who receive up to 40 paid community service hours each year, are passionate about serving elderly citizens around the world. From Stratham, NH to Hong Kong, Timberland volunteers bring fun and innovative skills-building to the elderly.

More Than Just a Scholarship: Corporate Partners Help Point Foundation Provide Leadership Skills, Development Programs and Events for LGBTQ Students


Point Foundation (Point), the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit, is committed to helping young people acquire leadership skills. Thanks to the generosity of corporate supporters and workplace giving, this year Point is able to bring its current 84 scholarship recipients and many of its 350 alumni together for leadership training events around the country, including a National Leadership Conference.

Passion and Clarity Make for This Successful Long-Running Partnership Between Hope Connections and RDB Running


For eight years, Hope Connections for Cancer Support (Hope Connections) has been partnering with RDB Running, creators of unique running events.  Founded by Bob Fleshner, one of Hope Connections’ founding board members, RDB Running selected Hope Connections to be the beneficiary of its first event, the American Odyssey Relay (AOR).  A 200-mile relay that starts in Gettysburg, PA and ends at the Washington, DC waterfront, AOR has grown annually, along with Hope Connections involvement in this an

America’s Charities Selected to Design and Facilitate the 2016 State of Maryland Charity Campaign

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ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Secretary of State John Wobensmith is pleased to announce that America’s Charities has been selected as the 2016 contractor for the State’s Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC). The MCC allows State employees and retirees an opportunity to donate to nearly 1,000 eligible charities.


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