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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.

ON Semiconductor Employees Adopt Local School for the Holidays

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December 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ - For the past 10 years, ON Semiconductor and its compassionate employees have sponsored the Academia del Pueblo Elementary School in Phoenix during the holiday season by providing a gift to each student and teachers. Academia del Pueblo is funded and operated by Friendly House, a local education and human services nonprofit organization, which like most, relies heavily on charitable donations.

Seven Trends Dramatically Reshaping Corporate Philanthropy

Just in case you missed our webinar with HR.com
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These days, it’s not if a disaster happens anymore, but when. And when there’s a need, you want to be there, on the front lines, NOW. 

Urgency is more than being purely reactive, however. It’s about aggressively going after the right causes. You have an imperative to direct your dollars strategically to emerging needs where they can provide the most positive impact — while simultaneously aligning with your organization’s missions and values.

Albertsons Community Team Volunteers Fill Care Packages at United Way's 2019 Holiday Helper Event

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More than 40 volunteers from the Albertsons Community Team joined forces at the Company’s Innovation center to host the United Way's second annual Holiday Helper Event.  The task? To fill care packages for families in need throughout the Boise area.

Engaged Around the World: Five Principles for Increasing Employee Volunteerism

Written by Pia Wilson-Body and Todd Brady
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In this piece, two Intel leaders offer insights as to how the company achieved last year’s significant volunteer milestone and share lessons learned about how other global companies and organizations can make a significant local impact by applying the time, passion, and skills of employees to drive positive change in their communities.

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In this piece, two Intel leaders offer insights as to how the company achieved last year’s significant volunteer milestone and share lessons learned about how other global companies and organizations can make a significant local impact by applying the time, passion, and skills of employees to drive positive change in their communities.

New Benevity Labs Report Highlights Hot Button Issues Impacting Charitable Giving

Politically Charged Events Drive Spikes in Donations, Indicating Social Issues Likely to Ignite People’s Passions During 2020 Election
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a report analyzing how current hot button political and social issues are impacting the charitable giving patterns of today’s top corporations.

Bridgestone Americas Drives Positive Community Impact through Inaugural Volunteer Week

Teammates volunteered nearly 1,600 hours to improve the way people move, live, work and play in the U.S. and Latin America
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 17, 2019, /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the results of its inaugural Bridgestone Americas Volunteer Week, a concentrated, network-wide volunteerism campaign intended to promote the greater good in its communities. The success of the 2019 campaign was driven by employee participation in dozens of volunteer events.

ON Semiconductor Holds First CSR Day

by: Jackie Terry, ON Semiconductor CSR Program Manager
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ON Semiconductor takes pride in how we have integrated corporate social responsibility (CSR) into our culture and business operations around the world. To showcase and educate employees on local and global efforts, we held our first-ever CSR day during our annual Responsibility Week in early November, with CSR activities taking place around the world.
 

VIDEO | A Child's Life Was on the Line

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When two-year-old Brooklyn needed a lifesaving liver transplant, her parents fought against time and a blizzard to get from Memphis to Chicago. They almost didn’t make it — until a phone call to FedEx sparked a chain of events that cleared the way.

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