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Blackbaud Employees are Committed to Being Change Agents for Social Good

Blackbaud Matching Gifts Participation is 2.2 Times the National Median
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As featured in the 2019 Blackbaud Social Responsibility Report

Blackbaud partners with people and organizations across the social good community because we know that any individual can make an indelible impact—and that a unified team can affect groundbreaking change. After all, we’ve seen it firsthand:

Lowman Discusses Keep America Beautiful’s Goals, Accomplishments

KAB President and CEO Helen Lowman discusses the organization’s goals, recycling and waste reduction efforts and how it has changed and grown over the years.
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By Mallory Szczepanski

Over the last 66 years, nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) has transformed from a public service messaging organization into an organization that aims to help change behavior around litter and recycling and improve communities.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—that VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people.

Your Guide to Giving Back Through Pro Bono

WEBINAR // Use Your Professional Skills to Make a Difference
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Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 10 AM PST  
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Team up with nonprofits to make our world a better, kinder place in 2020!  Make a difference volunteering your time and professional skills to nonprofits in need.

Kick off 2020 by Tapping Into Taproot's Marketing, HR, and IT Support

WEBINAR // Do More with Less: A Nonprofit's Guide to Great Pro Bono
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 10 AM PST  
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Finding the Right Leaders for Employee Volunteering Teams

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When it comes right down to it, the success of any company’s employee volunteering program rests on the ability to form, mobilize, and manage teams across all the regions in which the company operates. Not only is the global spread of the workforce a hurdle, the various departments and business groups can make things very complicated. Here are the three steps to success in finding and supporting leaders in your employee volunteer program. 

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

What does this mean for companies?

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

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.

Pay It Forward by Giving Back: Families of Fallen American Soldiers

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All too often U.S. military service members give their lives in service to their country. What if there was a way to give back to the families of those soldiers?

Believe With Me is an organization that recognizes fallen military members and their ultimate sacrifice. The Believe With Me mission is to bring hope and help to the lives of those left behind when a soldier has lost his or her life in service to our country. By giving back to the families of these soldiers, the organization wants each to know that America remembers their loved ones, especially during the holiday season.

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