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Consumers Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 to New Effort to Create Housing Opportunities in Flint

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FLINT, Mich., November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated its commitment to Michigan’s communities today by providing $250,000 for a new effort to upgrade and sell over three dozen vacant homes to first-time homebuyers in Flint.

Sensus Kicks off 2019 Reach Conference With Beach Clean-Up

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Sensus, a Xylem brand, recently hosted its annual user conference for customers, partners and distributors. The conference took place in Anaheim, California on November 3-6, and featured more than 220 sessions and Learning Labs across the company’s product and service offerings, along with networking and entertainment opportunities.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 36: Myung Lee, Cities of Service

Activating Dormant Civic Engagement
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Common Impact CEO and Pro Bono Perspectives host Danielle Holly talks citizen engagement with Myung Lee, Executive Director of Cities of Service. Part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ American Cities Initiative, Cities of Service is a nonprofit that helps mayors build stronger cities by changing the way local government and citizens work together.

I Am Lost in America: Raising Awareness through A Night to End Youth Homelessness

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Las Vegas Sands is committed to the fight against youth homelessness in our corporate headquarters and throughout the country by fostering relationships with local and national nonprofits, such as Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center and now the Lost in America Foundation. With the soon-to-be-released documentary film, Lost in America, director Rotimi Rainwater has created a movement to cast a wide lens on the issue of youth homelessness in America through the power of mainstream media.

eBay and Homes For Our Troops Foundation Team Up for 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Charity Campaign

Fans can bid on VIP experiences and items plus meet-and-greets with George Clooney, Jake Tapper, Ben Stiller, Wynonna Judd, Chelsea Handler and John Oliver.
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eBay for Charity and Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) today launched their third joint charity auction in honor of Veteran’s Day to give fans the opportunity to bid on autographed items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences from  top celebrities, while also helping raise crucial funds for charity. Today through November 17, fans can visit eBay.com/HFOT to bid on their favorite experiences from stars like George Clooney, Wynonna Judd, Ben Stiller, Mindy Kaling, and more, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting HFOT.

Removing Barriers, Rebuilding Lives

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Severely injured Veteran, Michael Gower and his wife Kelli receive a specially adapted custom home from Homes For Our Troops, enabling them to rebuild their life and regain some of the freedom and independence they lost.

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Healing Through Cooking: A Veteran’s Story

Chef Ro Sanders shared how cooking healed her PTSD
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A decorated Army veteran, Chef Roshara Sanders grew up in a Habitat for Humanity home in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and it was her mother, Sharon, who fed her growing appetite for cooking and preparing meals. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Chef Ro discusses her life journey to become a professional chef, as well as how her service influences her life today and how cooking helps to heal her PTSD.

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5 Ways to Join The Global Giving Movement! #GivingTuesday

This December 3rd join the #GivingTuesday movement and take time to share, collaborate and inspire your employees, friends and co-workers to get involved
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With Giving Tuesday less than a month away, here are 5 quick and easy ways to engage your employees and peers while doing an incredible amount of social good.

This is the season of giving, but you don’t have to do it all by yourself. Use your company and brand power to get others involved. Together, we can make incredible happen!

Beijing 2022 Receives International Sustainable Event Certification

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The organising committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has been awarded the prestigious international certification ISO 20121, recognising its sustainability performance across all its operations.

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The organising committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has been awarded the prestigious international certification ISO 20121, recognising its sustainability performance across all its operations.

Introducing Philanthropic.ly, a New Giving Platform Creating Meaningful Connections Between Nonprofits and Companies

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Guest post by Emily Dietz.

With 2020 quickly approaching, it might feel hard to believe that two decades have already passed into the new millennium. So much in the world has changed since the nineties, and that holds true for the ways in which the nonprofit and for-profit sectors interact with each other. In an age where digital campaigns and viral media dominate for-profit marketing strategies, growing calls for transparent company practices have created an urgent need for companies to develop thoughtful corporate social responsibility strategies.

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