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A Record-Breaking $122.2 Million Donated to Over 50,000 Causes Through Benevity on Giving Tuesday

Despite economic uncertainty, giving via corporate programs grew in 2022 compared to 2021
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, announced a record $122.2 million was donated through its platform on Giving Tuesday 2022, on the 10th anniversary of this day of giving. Giving increased 9% year over year, setting a record for the highest amount of single day donations on its platform.

How To Bring Purpose and Meaning Into Goal Setting

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The corporate Social Impact sector is obsessed with purpose. Does the company have a purpose? Do employees know the purpose of the company? Do they buy into it? Do our “insides match our outsides”? These questions became more prevalent at the outset of the global pandemic in 2020 and have continued to be a focal point in a churning economic and sociopolitical environment. Let’s throw in another question: what about meaning?

Is Life Getting in the Way of Volunteering?

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It’s been quite a bumpy road to recovery in the post-pandemic economy, and many argue we’re not out of the economic fallout yet. However, we’re hearing a lot about how the labor force in some sectors is recovering, how folks are returning to the office, and how life is gradually transitioning into a new routine. But is this true for all of us?

Medtronic Employee Finds New Take on Volunteering

‘Everything starts with education’
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Guy Losier didn’t know his First Nations heritage until his early 40s when his mother found historical papers for his great grandfather while researching genealogy. One word stood out: “Savage.”

MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Cube® Engages Students Across the United States

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The Curiosity Cube® from MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany—a retrofitted shipping container with hands-on science experiments designed to spark student interest in STEM careers—has been busy for the last three months.

Strengthening AMD Communities Worldwide

Celebrating International Day of Charity 2022
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By Anne Fertitta, Sr. Manager, Community Relations at AMD

AMD has a passion for giving back in the communities in which we live and work. For over four decades, we have invested in organizations around the globe that meaningfully impact the way we live today and help create better futures for tomorrow. Our employees have come to expect this spirit of giving back from AMD, but most importantly, so have our communities and neighbors.

We deliver on our community commitments through:

Blackstone Gives Back Through the 2022 Summer of Service

This summer, Blackstone employees are on track to commit ~3500 volunteer hours at over 100 events hosted by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation across the globe. Explore some of our initiatives and partner organizations below.
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At Blackstone, we are committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. The Summer of Service campaign – led by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation – exemplifies that commitment. Each year, the Foundation works with our nonprofit partners around the globe to offer meaningful service opportunities.

Social REV: The Ultimate Resource for Social Impact Professionals

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If you haven’t heard, we at Realized Worth are working on something big. We’ve spent nearly 15 years developing resources for over 100 global companies, troubleshooting challenges with your peers and industry executives, collecting the best people and information in social impact. On October 10th, there will be one place for you to access it all.

Coming Full Circle: How a Scholarship Recipient Gives Back to Her Community

Brenda Rios Brombacher earned a full scholarship from Verizon as a teenager; now she pays it forward by providing middle school students with access to Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers
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In October 2019, Brenda Rios Brombacher was looking to make her next move professionally. After presenting at the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) conference, Brombacher, who was director of entrepreneurial initiatives and community relations at Houston Community College (HCC), had her eye on other sessions to attend. As luck would have it, Verizon had a workshop that fit neatly into her schedule.

Melissa Hackmeier of MilliporeSigma Talks How To Build an Effective Volunteer Program on the sgENGAGE Podcast

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Employee volunteerism has become an essential component of a company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement strategies.

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