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WaterAid and The VF Foundation Launch Program to Improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Cambodia

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NEW YORK, May 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - WaterAid and The VF Foundation announce the launch of a year-long program to reach more than 85,000 people with access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia.

'Climate Champions' Mark Ruffalo, Adam Mckay, Christiana Figueres and Zamzam Ibrahim Unite With Benevity to Boost Support for Climate-related Nonprofits

According to Benevity data, climate-related nonprofits received only 3.2% of all donations in 2021, despite the climate emergency
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CALGARY, Alberta, April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity Inc., a leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced it is bringing together some of the world’s most high-profile and passionate advocates for sustainability and climate justice to boost support for climate-related nonprofits.

Volunteer Spotlight: John Ketner, State Street

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Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to propel nonprofits – and their own companies – to reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Common Impact spoke with longtime volunteer John Ketner, Vice President, Talent Marketplace at State Street.

Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $10 Million

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Freeport-McMoRan and its employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging more than $3.8 million in 2021, which raised more than $10 million when combined with the company’s matching funds.

Medtronic Foundation Launches New STEM Partnerships to Serve Over 60,000 Underserved and Underrepresented Students

The partnerships address the root cause of persistent inequities by creating opportunity for economic advancement
Press Release

DUBLIN and MINNEAPOLIS, January 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Medtronic Foundation today announced 13 new partnerships with leading organizations serving underrepresented and underserved K-12 students in Minnesota, Northern California and Puerto Rico. Partnerships will address the root cause of persistent inequities by creating opportunity for economic advancement and improving lives through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.

Pro Bono Perspectives Season 3 Finale: 3 Ways You Can Be a Force for Good in 2022

With Host Danielle Holly
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2021 was a year of transformation, defined by society’s continued reckoning with racism, the pandemic, climate change, and the Great Resignation. These issues underscored how pervasive inequity is and why centering the voices of those impacted by social challenges unlocks the most effective, sustainable solutions. In the Season 3 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host Danielle Holly highlights three ways you can be a force for good in the new year.

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Engineering Impact: Philanthropy

Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation partner to improve lives and address inequities. Our philanthropic activities build trust and social capital with local, national, and international organizations, and we leverage the power of our human capital through employee volunteering and giving.

Pro Bono Week 2021: Taproot Foundation Doubles Impact for Social Good

Taproot thanks those who celebrated Pro Bono Week with them, a time to recognize pro bono service around the world.
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Pro Bono Week (October 24-30) allows us to recognize the dedication of our volunteers who share their skills with nonprofits, along with the nonprofits striving to further their missions by collaborating with these volunteers.

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