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Alcatel-Lucent Foundation Blog: Try my Shoes

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It was the end of my work day on March 27, when I met with a group of 20 students in the headquarters of Alcatel-Lucent in Paris. All these students are part of Passeport Avenir, a program partly sponsored by the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation, and had responded to an invitation to join and discuss about intrapreneurship and diversity.

Wish Kid Addy Fights Cancer with a Mighty ROAR!

Addy is a pop star in her own music video
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Five-year-old wish kid Addy was diagnosed at age four with stage IV cancer. During her long hospital visits, chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Addy would spend hours drawing and, when she felt up for it, practicing her singing and dancing. Addy took inspiration from an array of performances by her favorite musicians on YouTube. When she learned she would be granted a wish by Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, she asked to be a pop star performing “Roar” by Katy Perry (her favorite artist).

Helping Advance Math and Science in the Classroom

By David Marbaugh
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Today's guest blog comes from Beth Hunter, associate communications coordinator for Lilly Health, Safety, and Environment.

What does a pharmaceutical company do with surplus office and lab supplies? These aren’t just a few paper clips. I’m talking more than 100 pallets of “stuff” weighing close to 50,000 pounds and estimated at about $100,000 in value. There’s everything from Geiger counters, to test tubes, to beakers, to binders, to notebooks, to microscopes, and more!

MCON14 To Gather Leaders and Experts On a New Wave of Cause Work

Set for June 18-19 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, MCON14 will focus on creating movements and building culture for the next generation of cause work.
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Indianapolis, IN, May 8, 2014 / 3BL Media / — Achieve, in partnership with The Case Foundation, has announced information for MCON14, the nation’s premier conference for corporate, cause and public leaders who work with Millennial employees and constituents.

MetLife Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign for Mother's Day

#MOEM campaign thanks Moms, and supports disadvantaged working mothers
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New York, NY, May 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of Mother’s Day, MetLife is inviting social media users to say thank you to their moms through a poem, or #Moem, posted on Facebook or Twitter.  A #Moem is defined as a tribute poem to mom, preferably rhyming, that is 110 characters or less, and MetLife has even created a Facebook application called the #Moem Maker to help users get their creative juices flowing.

Caring for the Environment

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Caesars Entertainment and the Caesars Foundation are committed to environmental stewardship in the communities where we live and work and across the world. We demonstrate this commitment by supporting a wide variety of conservation-minded organizations dedicated to reviving and sustaining natural resources. In addition to funding from the Caesars Foundation for these projects, thousands of HEROs volunteer their time to make a difference year-round. Here are a few examples.

Rebuilding Vital Wetlands

Dream a Little Dream, Wish Upon a Star

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Everyone has a dream and the Caesars Foundation is proud to help make those dreams a reality through support of Second Wind Dreams and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Though the organizations serve opposite spectrums of the age population, they share a common goal: enhancing the quality of life for others by making their dreams come true.

Second Wind Dreams

Giving Around the World

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The Caesars Foundation’s giving extends around the globe, providing for organizations  focused on human services and education in the international communities where we operate. Following are a few examples of innovative organizations the Foundation supports, dedicated to improving the lives of the individuals in their diverse communities.

Business Creation by Individuals Over 50

Calling Exceptional Nonprofits!

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We’re committed to improving the health and wellbeing of communities worldwide. In fact, in 2013, our global community investment totaled $347 million. And right now in the US, we are calling on local nonprofits throughout the Greater Philadelphia and Research Triangle (NC) Regions to apply for this year’s GSK IMPACT Awards.

A Discussion on Measuring Impact

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When it comes to working with funders and corporate partners, nonprofits serve two masters: (1) the programmatic imperatives and (2) what the funder wants or is trying to accomplish.  For nonprofits, which is the master best served? And is there a model to fund the review of nonprofit programs to get the impact measures that both nonprofits and companies seek?

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