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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 124: Making Pro-Bono Volunteering Work for Your Organization

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Pro-bono volunteering can be a strategic resource for social change, benefitting companies, social good organizations and individuals. But what makes pro-bono relationships work for all partners, and how can your company or social good organization set up a pro bono program that has an impact?

Aflac Brings 2019 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball to Pediatric Cancer Patients

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Aflac Joins 2019 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour and Musicians On Call to Share Music and Holiday Cheer Company Integrates National Sponsorship and Ongoing 'Aflac Isn't' Marketing Campaign While Bringing Exclusive Concert Experience to Pediatric Cancer Patients in Atlanta and Washington, DC

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Aflac Joins 2019 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour and Musicians On Call to Share Music and Holiday Cheer Company Integrates National Sponsorship and Ongoing 'Aflac Isn't' Marketing Campaign While Bringing Exclusive Concert Experience to Pediatric Cancer Patients in Atlanta and Washington, DC

Benevity Expands Market-Leading CSR Platform to Mobile, Enabling More Inclusive, In-the-Moment Giving

Benevity Mobile App Empowers People to Do Good Anytime, Anywhere
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced the next evolution of its platform with the launch of the Benevity mobile app. Free to Benevity clients and available now for iOS and Android, the app allows companies to expand their CSR programs and forge deeper and more inclusive connections with their employees, empowering their people to do more good in the moment.

Verizon Brings Digital Literacy and Job Readiness Program to Latino Communities

Latinos@Work: Verizon and UnidosUS bring digital literacy and job readiness program to Latino communities
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. /3BL Media/  – Verizon announced “Latinos @ Work,” its new partnership with UnidosUS, the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization, which will bring digital learning centers to underserved Latino communities in four major cities across the country. The $1 million grant includes the development of a digital literacy and job readiness toolkit that will be implemented in Chicago, New Orleans, Seattle and Lawrence MA.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 Grant to Inga Foundation

Feeding the Soil that Feeds Families on #WorldSoilDay
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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to The Inga Foundation for their "Land for Life" program. The model offers families in Honduras (and all of the humid tropics as there are 300+ native Inga species) increased soil fertility with no chemical fertilizers/pesticides/herbicides or heavy equipment--ensuring good harvests, long-term food security and improved income potential, on the same plot of land--without the need to slash and burn fresh land. The model regenerates steep, degraded, and abandoned land called "sterile" by the families.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to The Inga Foundation for their "Land for Life" program. The model offers families in Honduras (and all of the humid tropics as there are 300+ native Inga species) increased soil fertility with no chemical fertilizers/pesticides/herbicides or heavy equipment--ensuring good harvests, long-term food security and improved income potential, on the same plot of land--without the need to slash and burn fresh land. The model regenerates steep, degraded, and abandoned land called "sterile" by the families.

CNIB Foundation Receives $700,000 Gift from Scotiabank on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to celebrate the vast contributions and achievements of people with disabilities, the CNIB Foundation received a gift of $700,000 from Scotiabank to help create a brighter future for youth with sight loss in the Greater Toronto Area.

Mohawk Provides New Flooring to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga

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CALHOUN, Ga. December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk recently partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Chattanooga (RMHC of Greater Chattanooga) to help provide warmth and a renewed sense of home for the families and guests that enter its doors. Mohawk’s donation included new flooring for the kitchen and den area and community room on the facility’s main level.

To Cisco Employees, Every Day is #GivingTuesday

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Every day, across the globe, Cisco employees are giving back in unique and inspiring ways. This Giving Tuesday, we wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the incredible work our employees are doing, and the organizations they’re most passionate about.

We’re sure, as you get to know these employees further, that their stories and huge hearts will have you leaving us today filled with the giving spirit and ready to make the world a better place in your own way.

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An eBay for Charity Story: Turning a New Page

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For Patrick Quiroz, working at Goodwill San Francisco is more than just a second chance — it’s where he finds a sense of community and empowerment.

Hydroponic School Garden Feeds Sumter County Elementary Students

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Students at Sumter County Elementary School in Americus, Georgia are learning how plants grow and where food comes from, thanks to a new hydroponic school garden.
 
Watch Sumter County Elementary School document their garden journey.
 

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