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Timberland Hosts 23rd Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.

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Republic Services, Rebuilding Together Select $1 Million in Small Business Revitalization Projects

Committed to Serve grants will support critical repairs and renovations to help locally owned businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic
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PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Nine local affiliates of Rebuilding Together will receive a total of $1 million in grants from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation to help revitalize locally owned small businesses that have been disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is part of Republic Services' Committed to Serve initiative, which was launched this spring to help support the Company's employees, customers and communities through the pandemic.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

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Pro Bono Week 2020: Rebuilding Communities Together

Pro Bono Week is a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions.
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By Lindsay Firestone Gruber, President & CEO of Taproot Foundation

The resiliency of our communities in 2020 has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. So many of you—our network of pro bono givers and receivers—have worked to move us forward in the face of countless crises. Now is the time for us to come together, bring our collective strengths to the table, and fuel the organizations doing the heavy lifting.

Education Anywhere: How Rumie Is Using Pro Bono to Cross the Digital Divide

Rumie is a nonprofit dedicated to removing barriers to learning through technology—founder Tariq Fancy shares how pro bono has been a resource for their work.
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2020 has been a year unlike any other. Communities around the world are working together to address and recover from compounding crises. Nonprofits of every shape and size have been stepping up to support them. And we’re spotlighting the role of pro bono service in rebuilding communities as a part of this year’s Pro Bono Week.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana: Helping Everyday People Do Extraordinary Good

“Helping everyday people do extraordinary good” is how Blue Cross defines their Community Partnerships work, and they strive to live up to that goal.
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Taproot Foundation is highlighting the partnerships we need to Rebuild Our Communities—Together during Pro Bono Week 2020.

People of Pro Bono: How Jessica Nelson Made a Difference in a Challenging Year

“I would absolutely encourage people to apply for pro bono work, no matter where you are in your professional journey.” - Jessica Nelson,
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is highlighting nonprofits, volunteers, and companies that are making a difference in the world through the power of pro bono.

Timberland Finds New Ways to Engage Employees During the Pandemic with its 23rd Annual Serv-a-palooza

Over 150 employees pull on their boots to help strengthen local communities through in-person or online volunteer events
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This fall, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland hosted its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event at which employee volunteers dedicate their time to address critical needs in their communities. While the tradition continues, this year’s Serv-a-palooza was considerably different from last year’s as the brand adapted the event to maximize safety for over 150 employee volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

5 Tips for a Green Halloween

Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one. But at Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way.
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We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging, and costumes that come with the season. But at Keep America Beautiful®, we know it doesn’t have to be that way!

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose unique challenges to us all, Halloween can still be fun and safe, as well as sustainable and eco-friendly. Here are 5 tips to help you add some green to your Halloween festivities.

When Tragedy Struck in Beirut, Booz Allen Associate Serge Abdelhak Put His Skills to Work

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“On the fourth of August, when the ground started shaking and the sky turned gray for a second, I immediately realized something terrible had happened.”

Booz Allen Associate Serge Abdelhak was in Beirut when 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded, massively damaging the city’s port and nearby neighborhoods.  

Walking through the wreckage that had once been offices, stores, restaurants, and family homes, he reflected “I was at a loss of words and thoughts,” he said. 

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