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It's Giving Tuesday! Tell Us How You #GiveTime To Make Community Possible!

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#GivingTuesday kicks off the holiday giving season. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, your wallet may be feeling a little thin by the time Giving Tuesday rolls around so we want to help you find ways to #GiveTime to help others in your community. VolunteerMatch and U.S. Bank believe everyone deserves to live in a thriving community.

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Application Opens

Grants Made Available to Increase Public Space Recycling Collection Infrastructure
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STAMFORD, Conn., December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Coca-Cola Foundation and national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® today announced the application period for the 2020 Keep America Beautiful/Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program is open through Dec. 31 (11:59 p.m. EST), 2019.

National Neighborhood Promise Year in Review: 23 Projects, $2 Million in Grants

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It’s been said that charity starts at home, and for Republic Services, that means helping make a difference in the neighborhoods where our employees live and work. 

One year ago, we launched a charitable giving program to help transform neighborhoods across the nation. Since that time, we’ve donated more than $2 million to support 23 neighborhood revitalization projects.

The Big Book of Goodness: Benevity's Holiday Giving Catalog

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Holiday spirit is a bit of a magical mystery. Is it the merry parties or the endless hot cocoa that give the holidays that special sparkle?

We think it’s that this season, more than any other time of year, brings so many people together to show kindness, give back to others and do more good in the world.

With 31% of all charitable giving happening in December alone, it’s the perfect time to harness your people’s generosity and amplify their impact through your corporate purpose initiatives.

Keep America Beautiful Selects 2019/2020 National Youth Advisory Council

17 High Schools Students Chosen from Across the United States to Participate in National Nonprofit’s Service-Learning Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has selected 17 high school students from across the country to serve on its eighth national Youth Advisory Council (YAC) over the course of the 2019/2020 school year.

The Power of Giving at Duke Energy

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A little more than 10 years ago, Duke Energy employee Amber Cason adopted Ruby, a Staffordshire Dachshund mix with a dash of Weimaraner. Walking through rows of kennels at the Humane Society, Cason spotted the reddish six-month-old New Jersey transplant. 

“She had been moved to the Humane Society about 3 weeks before from another shelter,” said Cason, recounting Ruby’s plight of homelessness in a new state. “The shelter she was in before hadn’t had much success in finding her a home, and so there she sat.”

Until Cason took her home.

United Employees Prepare for a Holiday Tradition

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United Airlines employees turned Willis Tower into Santa’s Workshop last week with employees writing wishes and messages on cards tied to  Ben Flyin bears that will be given to kids this season.

Xylem Employees and Stakeholders Volunteer More Than 12,000 Hours During Global Month of Service

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To commemorate Xylem’s anniversary in October, employees and stakeholders around the world came together to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need and to educate people about water issues during the annual Global Month of Service. This year, 3,913 volunteers logged 12,862 hours to a variety of projects, including cleanups, educational events, and several fundraisers and stakeholder events, including:

Giving Tuesday Gave Me the Gift of a Lifetime

By Sneha Grover, DKMS US Donor Recruiter
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I was a freshman in college, surrounded by thousands of new faces and countless new opportunities. One of those opportunities was joining the bone marrow donor registry. 

Points of Light Launches The Civic 50 Survey to Recognize Nation’s Top Corporate Citizens for 2020

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ATLANTA, December 5, 2019/3BL Media/ –  Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today launched The Civic 50 survey for 2020. The survey will remain open through March 5, 2020, and the list of honorees will be publicly announced at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2020. 

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