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How to Create a Safe Space - Location and Activity - for Your Company's In-person Employee Volunteer and Employee Engagement Events

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Register now and join us June 29th at 3pm ET/noon PT to learn "5 Actionable Steps to Safely Unite Employees at In-Person Workplace Volunteer Events This Year".

Social impact is, unsurprisingly, having a moment. It’s a change that has been brewing — and studied — for more than a year.

Register Now! 5 Actionable Steps to Safely Unite Employees at In-Person Workplace Volunteer Events This Year

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With vaccines readily available to Americans, the return to in-person events is fast approaching. For many of us, this will also include returning to the office in some capacity. In fact, a new Return to Office Survey conducted by Eden Workplace has found that after a year of COVID-19 quarantine, 85 percent of workers want to return to the office. A desire to be with coworkers is the #1 reason employees are looking forward to returning, with non-white and younger workers expressing the most enthusiasm.

America's Charities' Engage CSR Solution Partner SmartSimple Software Named 2021 Social Impact Partner of the Year by Amazon Web Services

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SmartSimple Software (America's Charities' Engage CSR Solution partner) is excited to announce that we've received the Social Impact Partner of the Year award for Canada from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

This inaugural award, announced today at the 2021 AWS Partner Summit, recognizes SmartSimple Software's role as a technology provider in helping to empower funding organizations of all sizes to create greater efficiencies within their operational processes and ultimately enrich their impact within communities.

One shining example of how we've helped to put our technology and 20+ years of process automation expertise to work is how Vancouver Foundation was able to provide rapid relief to organizations and communities across British Columbia impacted by COVID-19. 

In a matter of days, Vancouver Foundation developed a nimble granting model, recruited advisors, and began processing funding requests from frontline health and social service charities and arts and culture groups seeking immediate support. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Vancouver Foundation has granted $19.9 million to 591 charities across the province on SmartSimple's cloud platform.

Learn more about Vancouver Foundation's success using SmartSimple's configurable cloud platform to work for their mission.

Below is the official announcement with more details about the award and its criteria.

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SmartSimple Software (America's Charities' Engage CSR Solution partner) is excited to announce that we've received the Social Impact Partner of the Year award for Canada from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

This inaugural award, announced today at the 2021 AWS Partner Summit, recognizes SmartSimple Software's role as a technology provider in helping to empower funding organizations of all sizes to create greater efficiencies within their operational processes and ultimately enrich their impact within communities.

One shining example of how we've helped to put our technology and 20+ years of process automation expertise to work is how Vancouver Foundation was able to provide rapid relief to organizations and communities across British Columbia impacted by COVID-19. 

In a matter of days, Vancouver Foundation developed a nimble granting model, recruited advisors, and began processing funding requests from frontline health and social service charities and arts and culture groups seeking immediate support. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Vancouver Foundation has granted $19.9 million to 591 charities across the province on SmartSimple's cloud platform.

Learn more about Vancouver Foundation's success using SmartSimple's configurable cloud platform to work for their mission.

Below is the official announcement with more details about the award and its criteria.

As Surge of COVID-19 Cases in India Continues, Spiceworks Ziff Davis and J2 Global Partner With America's Charities to Launch Employee Assistance Fund

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ —  America’s Charities, a 501(c)3 nonprofit which inspires employees and organizations to support each other and causes they care about, is pleased to announce the launch of an Employee Assistance Fund in partnership with Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD), a division of J2 Global.

Join HSUS and HSI's #BeCrueltyFree Campaign to End Cosmetic Testing on Animals

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Cruelty-free beauty is on its way to becoming mainstream globally, driven in large part by the #BeCrueltyFree campaign led by Humane Society International, the Humane Society of the United States, our affiliates, and partners.

Increasingly, consumers around the world are looking for the phrase “cruelty-free” on cosmetics and other personal care products, keen to ensure that the shampoo, makeup or cream they are buying was produced without animal suffering.

What Can You Do to Help the HSUS End the Horrific Conditions and Cruelty at Puppy Mills and Pet Stores Nationwide?

Employee giving, volunteering, and other workplace philanthropy programs can help
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Not all pet stores are bad. More than 3,000 pet stores have partnered through The Humane Society of the United States’ Puppy Friendly Pet Stores program. The vast majority of these 3,000 stores signed a pledge to never sell “commercially raised puppies”, and focus on pet products and services instead. Only a few dozen stores account for all these adoptions.

How to Host a More Inclusive and Engaging Employee Volunteer Event

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Along with the case studies and examples presented in this presentation, you can also access a PDF copy of the presentation here.

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How do you successfully host volunteer events despite the pandemic? Now and in the future, volunteer events will need to transform to include individuals who work remotely, in hybrid situations, in person, and at various levels of the company.

Help Make-A-Wish Deliver Hope to Children With Critical Illnesses. Celebrate World Wish Day 2021 by Creating Hope.

Don't Wait for Hope. Create it.
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Every year, Make-A-Wish, the organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, celebrates World Wish Day® on April 29, the anniversary of the wish that inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish in 1980. As the countdown to World Wish Day continues all throughout April, Make-A-Wish is launching a bold, fundraising-focused campaign titled, "Don't Wait for Hope. Create it."

America's Charities Named Best Nonprofit to Work For

The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group Recognizes America’s Charities’ Excellence in Creating a Quality Workplace
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WASHINGTON, April 6, 2021, /3BL Media/ - America’s Charities, the nonprofit that inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about, today announced it has been recognized as one of the 2021 Best Nonprofits To Work For by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group. The award honors America’s Charities as one of 50 best employers across the nonprofit industry in 2021, benefiting the industry's economy, workforce, and businesses.

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