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The Capacity Commons

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The social sector capacity gap is real. There are more than 1.6 million nonprofits operating across the United States alone, making up 10 percent of the national workforce and engaging an estimated 63 million volunteers. As critical as these organizations are to our economic and social fabric, they often face a challenging funding environment to support critical infrastructure and growth needs, with few options to build them.

Students Leading Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Solutions Can Apply for $10,000 from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships now being accepted.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/-- The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced the opening of the application period for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2019. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5KGive5K to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

PepsiCo Kicks Off Month-long Global Volunteering Event to Distribute More Than 1.1 Million Nutritious Meals for Those in Need & Support Local Communities

This year, tens of thousands of PepsiCo employees will participate in volunteer events around the world including nutritious meal packing events which will provide more than 1.1 million nutritious meals to communities in need.
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PURCHASE, N.Y., October 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) today announced the kickoff of its annual, month-long global volunteering event, PepsiCo Gives Back, which unites its global employees in volunteer service and community support.

Bringing Smiles to the Faces of Many

By Stephen Harnischfeger | Meter Reader
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I started my career with PSEG two years ago as a meter reader out of the Burlington office. Volunteering has been a big part of my life since I was a young kid, and one of the benefits of working at PSEG is its culture of service and encouragement of its workers to be active in community service.   

"This Is What Volunteering Should Look Like": United's Every Action Counts

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Earlier this year we launched Every Action Counts to promote diverse and meaningful contributions in our communities around the world. September saw our biggest event yet with hundreds of employees taking the day to do some good.

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Tap Into Pro Bono Support at Your Nonprofit This Pro Bono Week

Partner up with marketing, HR, strategy, tech, and finance experts through Taproot Foundation
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 11 AM MT // 10 AM PST

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If you work at a nonprofit, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot volunteers donating their professional skills, you can make those blue-sky plans a reality.

Connect With Your Community Through Pro Bono Service

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The PayPal GIVE Program Partners with Nonprofits to Strengthen Communities

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The PayPal employee GIVE Teams around the world partner with local nonprofits to make a positive social impact, encouraging employees to volunteer their time to strengthen the communities where they live and work.

Nickelodeon Volunteers Build Backyard Oasis for Los Angeles Residence

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On Friday, September 13, Nickelodeon held its first ever Summer Day of Service to benefit LA Family Housing’s Pacoima Place residence. Pacoima Place houses 18 families and was most recently a pay by the hour motel before the folks at LA Family Housing put a master lease on the property.

General Mills Employees Pack 500 Relief Kits for Feeding America

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Employees at our World Headquarters recently packed 500 relief kits for Feeding America’s disaster preparedness program. The kits will be used to help those affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes. Donated items included Cheerios, Hamburger Helper, water, peanut butter, dry soup, and more.

Learn more about how Feeding America prepares for disasters, and how you can get involved

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