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Keep America Beautiful TrashDash: One Day, One Movement

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Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported the Keep America Beautiful TrashDash last Sunday, Sept. 20! Together, from coast to coast, we plogged and collectively removed trash and recyclables from neighborhoods, parks, beaches, and more preventing litter from entering our waterways. 

Sodexo Healthcare Donates $650,000 Ready-to-Eat Meals to Sinai Health System and the Greater Chicago Food Depository With The Help of Move For Hunger and Nelson Westerberg

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $100,000 Donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, alongside meal donation
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic impact. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 139 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from Detroit did not go to waste.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

VolunteerMatch Celebrates National Voter Registration Day With Launch of New Election-Related Volunteering Website

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/— VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched a new website designed to make election-related volunteering more accessible. Nonprofits including Turnout Nation, Open Progress, and Civic Works are featured, each of which offer volunteer actions that can be performed virtually via computer, phone, and mail.

4 Things You Should Know About National Black Voter Day

Over 40 civil rights organizations teamed up to promote Black voter participation.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

It's Preparedness Month. Here's How to Get Ready for Natural Disasters

Duke Energy employees made storm kits to help people prepare for natural disasters; you can make a kit, too.
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If there’s a big storm or other emergency, you won’t have time to pack the things you need. But if you have a storm kit prepared, you’ll be ready.

That’s why Duke Energy provided storm kits to nonprofits in its service area.

“As storm threats continue to grow, we want to ensure our most vulnerable communities have access to these storm kits to help them prepare and stay safe,” said Kevin McLaughlin, the company’s vice president of government affairs and community relations in North Carolina.

[GET THE GUIDE] Civic Engagement: Purpose Over Politics

3 ways any company can empower their people in the 2020 U.S. election
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Mixing business and politics doesn’t have to be risky if the goal is engagement and inclusion, not taking sides. Companies can be pro-people and pro-democracy without being partisan. And there’s nothing more democratic than engaging people in empowered ways that help them learn, stay informed, exercise their right to vote and take sustained action on the issues that matter to them.

This nonpartisan guide can help you empower your people to take civic action. Here’s what’s inside:

[WEBINAR] Making the Most of Your Annual Campaign in 2020

How to inspire engagement and drive impact in an unusual time
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With all of the change and disruption this year, CSR programs can be more impactful than ever. As your annual campaign plans begin to take shape, how can you channel the challenges of 2020 into fresh opportunities to build engagement and connection — and create real social impact — when it’s needed most?

Join Benevity's webinar on Sept. 24 to hear how TELUS and Genentech are turning a year of change into a year of impact. You’ll learn:

With Less Than 50 Days to Election, More Artists Join Global Citizen and Headcount 'Just Vote' Campaign Targeting Young Voters

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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election
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  • Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More
  • Just Vote Supporters Join Previously Announced Artists Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift and Usher 
  • Non-Partisan Effort Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

Raising Civic-Minded Children to Become Allied Adults as We Remember the Birmingham Bombing

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  “How can I help?” is a question we often utter when those around us are struggling – even suffering – and we’re actually feeling helpless. We want to do something immediately to make all the pain and discomfort go away, for them and for us. Times like these place us in these kinds of moments with memories of tragic violence, current racial unrest, thousands dying needlessly from a poorly managed pandemic – and our children adjusting to all kinds of varied scenarios for the 2020-2021 school year.

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