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Alexion Employees Give Back with Holiday Toy Drive Competition

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In the spirit of the Holiday Season and giving back to our local community, Alexion hosted a toy drive to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers, collecting 650 toys and gifts for Boston-area children.

Tackling Plastic and Poverty in Costa Rica

In November 2019, Xylem volunteers joined forces with Costa Rica Makes Me Happy (CRMMH) to help combat plastic pollution and to provide a family living in Tamarindo with clean water and a roof over their heads.
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Plastic and waste management pose major problems in Costa Rica, with landfills overflowing and polluting the nation’s beaches and waterways. CRMMH is on a mission to tackle this problem through its programs aimed at making the region cleaner, safer and a happier place to live.

Seven Trends Dramatically Reshaping Corporate Philanthropy

Just in case you missed our webinar with HR.com
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These days, it’s not if a disaster happens anymore, but when. And when there’s a need, you want to be there, on the front lines, NOW. 

Urgency is more than being purely reactive, however. It’s about aggressively going after the right causes. You have an imperative to direct your dollars strategically to emerging needs where they can provide the most positive impact — while simultaneously aligning with your organization’s missions and values.

Engaged Around the World: Five Principles for Increasing Employee Volunteerism

Written by Pia Wilson-Body and Todd Brady
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In this piece, two Intel leaders offer insights as to how the company achieved last year’s significant volunteer milestone and share lessons learned about how other global companies and organizations can make a significant local impact by applying the time, passion, and skills of employees to drive positive change in their communities.

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In this piece, two Intel leaders offer insights as to how the company achieved last year’s significant volunteer milestone and share lessons learned about how other global companies and organizations can make a significant local impact by applying the time, passion, and skills of employees to drive positive change in their communities.

New Benevity Labs Report Highlights Hot Button Issues Impacting Charitable Giving

Politically Charged Events Drive Spikes in Donations, Indicating Social Issues Likely to Ignite People’s Passions During 2020 Election
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a report analyzing how current hot button political and social issues are impacting the charitable giving patterns of today’s top corporations.

A Day of Celebration, a Year of Social Impact

By Mercedes Escala
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Volunteers are at the forefront of every major conflict, natural disaster and other acute shock. Less visibly, every day and everywhere, [volunteers] tackle stresses that test their resilience, such as poor education, ill health and poverty…Volunteering [is] a fundamental survival strategy, because it enables collective strategies for managing risk. – 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report,  UN Volunteers

 
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Volunteers are at the forefront of every major conflict, natural disaster and other acute shock. Less visibly, every day and everywhere, [volunteers] tackle stresses that test their resilience, such as poor education, ill health and poverty…Volunteering [is] a fundamental survival strategy, because it enables collective strategies for managing risk. – 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report,  UN Volunteers

 

ON Semiconductor Gives Back To the Largest Turkey Drive in the Nation

by Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
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ON Semiconductor had the pleasure of sponsoring the 2019 Turkey Tuesday month-long campaign turkeys to feed families in need this holiday season in Phoenix, Arizona, in partnership with 12 News/KPNX-TV and Bashas’ Family of Stores, benefitting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Arizona.

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.

PayPal Hosts GivingTuesday HQ

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PayPal is honored to be hosting @GivingTuesday headquarters at its New York office today!

Help kick off the day by giving to your favorite charity here: paypal.com/giveback

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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