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Supporting 500 Students and Closing the Mentoring Gap

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One in three young people grows up without a mentor outside their family. Dr. Derald Davis, assistant superintendent, Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS), refers to this as the mentoring gap in America. 

Hallmark aimed to impact that gap in urban education in 2018 by launching Lunch Buddies to connect students to a support system. Nearly 30 Hallmark employees of varying backgrounds acted as mentors during the lunch hour to provide guidance, encouragement and friendship to elementary school students. 

Hallmark Launches Four New Multicultural Card Lines

Four new Hallmark card lines celebrate Chinese, Indian, African American and Latino cultures
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Hallmark is continuing to give people even more ways to emotionally connect with others through four brand new multicultural card lines celebrating Chinese, Indian, African American and Latino cultures.

Hallmark Receives Distinguished Designation for Responsible Sourcing of Timber and Paper Products by WWF

Greeting cards company receives the highest possible score of 3 Trees in the WWF-UK’s 2019 Timber Scorecard
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  • Hallmark has been awarded the distinguished 3 Trees designation in the WWF 2019 Timber Scorecard, the highest score an organization can achieve.
  • The award was provided to Hallmark for how it responsibly sources its timber and paper products, its transparency of its policies and supply chain, and illustrating its priority of using FSC and recycled materials.
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  • Hallmark has been awarded the distinguished 3 Trees designation in the WWF 2019 Timber Scorecard, the highest score an organization can achieve.
  • The award was provided to Hallmark for how it responsibly sources its timber and paper products, its transparency of its policies and supply chain, and illustrating its priority of using FSC and recycled materials.

Hallmark Develops Artistic Card Range From Take-Away Coffee Cups

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  • The Hallmark UK team partnered with company James Cropper to produce a 44-count greeting card collection available this October from upcycled coffee cups. The project featuring waste coffee cups mixed with responsibly sourced paper pulp will help to reduce some of the 2.5 billion take-away cups that are estimated to be thrown away in the UK each year.
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  • The Hallmark UK team partnered with company James Cropper to produce a 44-count greeting card collection available this October from upcycled coffee cups. The project featuring waste coffee cups mixed with responsibly sourced paper pulp will help to reduce some of the 2.5 billion take-away cups that are estimated to be thrown away in the UK each year.

Hallmark Beach Cleanup

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Hallmark colleagues and their families in Hong Kong participated in a beach cleanup organized by Shenzhen Giving Tree Eco Volunteers Association in November 2018. Volunteers picked up garbage washed ashore by recent typhoons.

Coming Together to Support Premature Babies in the UK

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Every year across the U.K., more than 95,000 babies require care within specialist neonatal units. That stunning statistic from Bliss, a U.K.-based charity that aims to give premature and sick babies the best chance of survival and quality of life, combined with an inspiring personal story from Good Morning Britain’s weather presenter Laura Tobin, caused Hallmark Greetings and Bliss to jump at the chance to work together to create a collection of cards with families like Tobin’s in mind.

Creative Renewal at Hallmark

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Hallmark’s Creative Leadership Symposium, a full day of professional development with external speakers, performances and inspiring stories to spark inspiration and creative renewal, brings the company’s creative community together annually to forge new connections and perspectives.

Hallmark Netherlands Weekly Bootcamp

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Employees in the Netherlands participate in a weekly boot camp led by a professional instructor for training and teamwork every Monday.

Puppy Party at Hallmark

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Hallmark’s millennial employee resource group at headquarters celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2018 and used the celebration to raise awareness for Kansas City Pet Project, a local animal shelter.

Hallmark 2018 Sustainability Progress

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Changes in the marketplace are always at play. As Hallmark builds toward its vision of a more emotionally connected world, it also focuses on what the company can do to sustain it.

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Changes in the marketplace are always at play. As Hallmark builds toward its vision of a more emotionally connected world, it also focuses on what the company can do to sustain it.

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