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5 Reasons That Goodness Matters in a Post-COVID World

If ever there was a time to reboot purpose, it’s now
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It’s been a weird time since Goodness Matters, our annual client conference. We’ve gone from an air of inspiration and celebration to one of shock and uncertainty, as COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels.
 
But one thing has not changed. At Goodness Matters, we told the over 400 passionate CSR leaders in attendance that they are the most important people in their companies right now. And we believe that’s more true today than it’s ever been. 
 

PSEG Foundation Supports the Community FoodBank of NJ’s Efforts to Reduce Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Outbreak

PSEG Foundation provides $45,000 grant to address critical needs of children and families
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NEWARK, N.J., March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The PSEG Foundation is supporting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in its response to critical community needs throughout New Jersey as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is New Jersey's largest anti-hunger organization that works with over 1,000 community organizations and partners in the state. The PSEG Foundation provided The Community FoodBank of New Jersey a grant of $45,000 to address rising food insecurity.

PSEG Long Island and PSEG Foundation Support Island Harvest Food Bank Efforts to Reduce Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Outbreak

PSEG Foundation provides $45,000 grant to address critical needs of children and families
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UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - PSEG Long Island and the PSEG Foundation are supporting the Island Harvest Food Bank in its response to critical community needs throughout Long Island as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Walgreens Answers S.O.S. From Hundreds of Cruise Ship Passengers Stuck Without Medication Due to COVID-19 Quarantine

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As concerns over COVID-19 increase, most people are focused on the virus itself: the risk to themselves and their loved ones, the potential for disruptions of daily activities and confusion over how to take proper precautions against it. But the current health care crisis isn’t only about the novel coronavirus – it’s also about continuing to manage millions of other health concerns that existed before COVID-19 became an issue.

Points of Light Marks April 2020 As First-Ever “Global Volunteer Month”

Inspired by response to COVID-19, organization asks citizens, corporations and local communities to unite in a ‘virtual volunteerism’ movement
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ATLANTA, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today it would make April 2020 the first-ever “Global Volunteer Month” to recognize the thousands of people around the world who serve as points of light in their own communities – and in light of COVID-19, as a galvanizing moment to inspire and activate the next generation of volunteers who will help support the most vulnerable populations in the weeks and months ahea

WEBINAR: Supporting the Social Sector Through Virtual Pro Bono Programming

Taproot Foundation hosts a webinar on April 1 exploring how companies can continue delivering their pro bono programs virtually
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We’re facing unprecedented challenges globally as we confront the coronavirus, and we’re leaning on the social sector to continue providing services that our communities need. Even though in-person employee engagement programming at companies is uncertain right now, we’re hearing from so many that they want to step up and support their nonprofit beneficiaries through these harrowing times.

In this webinar, Taproot Foundation will guide practitioners through virtual pro bono programming and why it’s so critical in our current climate. We’ll cover:

Austin Dillon Supports Keep America Beautiful by Driving in eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series

Richard Childress Racing Cup Series Driver to Compete in No. 3 Dow/Keep America Beautiful® Chevy in Virtual NASCAR Race
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With NASCAR postponing this upcoming weekend’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASCAR and iRacing announced the formation of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, an exhibition esports series featuring many of the sports popular drivers, including Richard Childress Racing’s Austin Dillon, who will be joining the series racing the vir

Domtar Employees Give Back Through 1K Your Way Giving Campaign

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Our 1K Your Way giving campaign enabled 20 employees from coast to coast to direct $1,000 Domtar grants to important causes in their areas. These grants are in addition to the millions of dollars and thousands of volunteer hours that Domtar has given corporately to improve literacy and learning, health and wellness, and sustainability in the areas where we operate. We’ll be highlighting these grants throughout the year.

Strategic Disaster Response & Relief: 5 Strategies to Effectively Address Immediate and Emerging Needs of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Through Philanthropy

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The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is dominating media headlines. You may even have already been personally impacted by disruptions to your everyday life. Although the situation is changing rapidly, organizations like yours can’t hesitate when it comes to strategic disaster response programs.

Johnson & Johnson Goes All out to Fight Against Epidemic

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It was 9pm, January 22, one day before the Spring Festival holiday.

Wang Donghua, a Johnson & Johnson China employee in Wuhan, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, received a message from Will Song, chairman of Johnson & Johnson China. 

“Donghua, hope you and your family are well. We learnt the front-line hospitals urgently need protective gear, so the company decided to donate medical supplies to support the doctors and nurses. Can you please help facilitate the donation efforts as soon as possible? All the best.”

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