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Pro Bono Week 2021: 3 Ways to Get Involved

Let's Get Nonprofits The Support They Need
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Pro Bono Week is an annual global celebration of the impact of pro bono and the people who make it all possible. This year, Taproot Foundation is honoring the week through service. From October 24-30 our team is creating 100+ connections between business professionals and great causes who are in need of support.

We can’t celebrate Pro Bono Week without you! Here are 3 ways to take action with us:

Pro Bono Week 2021: Doubling Our Impact

Join Taproot Foundation's goal of forging 100+ pro bono connections
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Pro Bono Week is almost here! It's a special time of celebration when the impact of pro bono service is recognized globally. The week allows Taproot Foundation the opportunity to recognize the commitment of the volunteers sharing their skills, as well as the social change organizations harnessing that talent to move their missions forward.

Taproot Foundation Deepens Community Impact With Online Program

After two decades of serving nonprofits, Taproot Foundation is poised for greater impact.
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September 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation was founded on a core belief: that greater change can be achieved in the world when we help to strengthen the organizations that are tackling society’s greatest challenges. After two decades of learning, growing, and adapting to serve nonprofits, we are now poised to have a greater impact than ever before.

Taproot Plus Global: Join a International Community of Virtual Volunteers

[Webinar] Introduction to Taproot Plus for Global Business Professionals
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REGISTER NOW
Wednesday, August 4 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

Keeping the Spirit of Volunteerism Strong

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With Global Volunteer Month winding down, we’ve been reflecting on the incredible impact volunteers make, not just in April, but all year round and especially throughout the pandemic. Whether they served in person or virtually, formally or informally, providing their professional expertise or hands-on support, volunteers’ contributions have been nothing short of outstanding.

Volunteer Spotlight: Victoria Lai, Verizon

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This Global Volunteer Month, Common Impact is spotlighting some of the talented skills-based volunteers we are fortunate to work with every year.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E6: Anusha Venkataraman

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NYC Chief Service Officer Anusha Venkataraman leads NYC Service, a division of the Mayor’s Office that builds nonprofit and corporate partnerships to advance lifelong civic engagement through volunteer and service programs. In this episode of Common Impact's Pro Bono Perspectives podcast, Anusha shares that even though COVID-19 put constraints on in-person volunteering, the City still saw an increased interest in service this past year.

Common Impact Recruiting Partners for Cross-Sector Collaboration to Support Midwest Nonprofits

Virtual Day of Skills-Based Service to be Held During National Volunteer Week
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Common Impact, the national organization that matches companies and nonprofits with proven models of impact for skills-based volunteering, has announced that it will hold a virtual Skills for Cities event on Wednesday, April 21st during National Volunteer Week. Skills for Cities unites corporate professionals with nonprofits for a cross-sector day of skills-based consulting to build their capacity to do good in their communities.

How Nestlé Is Helping Feed the Hungry During the Pandemic

We're keeping factories open, donating food and money, and being there for the world
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Pilar Bustamante felt the devastating effects of the pandemic this spring when she lost both of her parents to COVID-19.

In spite of this tragedy, Bustamante, a medical assistant at Nestlé-Spain, continued to work every day, answering questions from factory workers about how they could continue to produce food in a way that was safe for workers and consumers. Even through her grief, she knew the work was critical, not just for her coworkers, but for people around the world counting on Nestlé to provide the food they rely on.

44,600 Nonprofits Supported Through Benevity's Platform on GivingTuesday 2020

More than $55 million was donated on December 1, 2020, showing continued impact and momentum through global corporate purpose programs
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that $55.5 million was raised on GivingTuesday 2020 (December 1, 2020) through its platform, an increase of 61 percent over the $34 million raised in 2019. This number is expected to increase as the dollars committed through companies’ payroll systems — the most cost-effective way to donate — make their way to 44,600 nonprofits.

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