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CSX and the Conservation Fund Announce Grant Recipients; Improve Access to Healthy Food in Underserved Communities

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ARLINGTON, Va., February 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CSX and The Conservation Fund, partners in a program aimed at improving the transportation and distribution of fresh, healthy food to communities in need, announced today grant awards to 10 charitable organizations in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Tennessee. Each organization will receive $10,000 to enhance food delivery services so that they can bring fresh, nutritious food to their communities.

Twitter Chat: P2P Fundraising with Carol Cone

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Join Charities@Work for a live Twitter Chat on Tuesday, March 10th with the “mother of cause marketing,” Carol Cone.

As Chair for Edelman’s Business + Social Purpose, Carol leads Edelman’s CSR, sustainability and citizenship offering worldwide.

During the one hour Twitter Chat on March 10, Carol will lead a conversation on how to fully leverage the power of people and technology to support causes.

How to Participate:

Keep America Beautiful, Ad Council Join with Unilever to Encourage Recycling in the Bathroom through 2015 “I Want To Be Recycled” Campaign

Second Phase of National Campaign Targets Nearly Half of Americans (45 percent) Not Consistently Recycling Their Plastic Personal Care Products, through PSAs and Digital Outreach
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NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Typical bathroom products like shampoo bottles, toilet paper rolls and toothpaste boxes are significantly less likely to be recycled than kitchen products according to survey results released today by the Ad Council.

TransCanada and the UA Canadian Piping Trades Join as Presenting Sponsors for 2015 Skills Canada National Competition

TransCanada joins returning Sponsor UA Canadian Piping Trades at Canada’s only national, multi-trade and technology event for young skilled trades and technology students and apprentices in Saskatoon, SK, on May 27-30, 2015
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Press release originally released and hosted by Skills Canada.

Bank of America Kicks Off 18th Season of Museums on Us®

Nationally Recognized Program Provides Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders Free Access to 150 Participating Arts and Culture Institutions Across the U.S.
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Advisory: U.S. Chamber Foundation and United Nations to Celebrate International Women’s Day in New York City

Barbara Bush, Soledad O’Brien, and Tina Tchen Participate in Event Focusing on How the Private Sector Empowers Women and Girls
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WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, UN Women, United Nations Office for Partnerships, and Microsoft will convene women’s empowerment and business leaders for their annual International Women’s Day forum.

RSF Social Finance Gives $50K to L.A. Arts Non-Profits

Shared Gifting program spurs collaborations, highlights arts service organizations’ support needs
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce that it has allocated $50,000 in grant funding to six arts service organizations in Los Angeles County. The funding shines a light on a pioneering model of grantmaking, called Shared Gifting, as well as indicates the need for continued support of the groups that work backstage to keep art communities vibrant.

Steven Souza Inspires Action Team Captains in Monthly Conference Call

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With Spring Training finally sprung, Steven Souza used February’s monthly Action Team Conference Call to share his 2014 highlights and excitement for a new season.

But when the Mariners’ outfielder joined over 20 Action Team Captains from coast to coast the main topic on everyone’s minds was Souza’s no hitter-saving catch last September.

Developing Employee Powered Community Engagement

By Billy Weisman
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Developing Employee Powered Community Engagement

I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to be included amongst a diverse group of professional givers to exchange thoughts on growing workplace giving.  While each leader will surely bring individual experience and expertise representing corporations, vendors and/or cause organizations, there is no doubt that all have a collective, common interest in growing good together.

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A Brighter Future: How Gen Y Can Improve Your Corporate Giving Program

By Ty Walrod
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A Brighter Future: How Gen Y Can Improve Your Corporate Giving Program

As many of us have already observed, it’s imperative that employee giving programs appeal specifically to Millennials – young adults in their 20s and early 30s who are becoming an increasing substantial part of our workforce.

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