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GM, Herman Miller and Green Standards RePurpose Program Sizzles

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GM is redesigning its work environment at several locations, resulting in tens of thousands of pieces of excess furniture, equipment, and supplies.

General Motors, Herman Miller and Green Standards Partner for Landfill-Free Solution to Office Transformation

GM strengthens communities by repurposing office assets into $1 million of in-kind donations
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  • Pilot program benefits about 100 Michigan-based community organizations, with a focus on Detroit.
  • Detroit’s Cody High School among first to participate with furniture and three-room makeover.

generationOn and The Walt Disney Company Celebrate the Power of Family Giving During 26th Annual Family Volunteer Day

generationOn, Disney, ABC Television Group celebrities, Los Angles Regional Food Bank and L.A. Works “Share the Joy” through service to others to underscore importance of families giving back
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Family Volunteer Day, powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by The Walt Disney Company, is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their communities and neighborhoods. 

Benevity is Excited to Support the Launch of Apple Pay for Nonprofits


This is a big week. One of the most prodigious companies in the world, Apple, announced the ability for charities to receive donations via Apple Pay. And we’re pretty excited to play a role by enabling charities from the Benevity Causes Portal to gain access to this new way to donate that’s fast and convenient.

LongHorn Server 'Floored' by Help from Team, Darden Dimes


When a sudden death left Server Karen Cooper’s daughter a widow and Karen’s young grandson without a father, her LongHorn Steakhouse team rallied to help the family through its darkest days.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | The Healing Tree

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Our final 2016 Ideas that Matter winner is The Healing Tree. Designer Alvin Oei from Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design who worked with Coaniquem BCF to produce a storybook, patient passport and environmental graphic system to guide children and their families through burn treatment plans in Latin America.

To learn more about their project, please visit:

United Way of Lake County Strengthens Program Providing At-Risk Children With Access to Care

Contributions from Baxter will Expand Novel Kindergarten-Readiness Program for At-Risk Families
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DEERFIELD, Ill., November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – United Way of Lake County will expand its high-impact program, Success By 6 Home Visiting, which provides at-risk children with early intervention services and healthcare to ensure they reach age-appropriate developmental milestones, with the support of a $25,000 contribution from Baxter International. The contribution will support a holistic approach to caring for families by providing a Home Visiting nurse and caseworker to perform safety assessments and wellness checks for more than 10 families.

Who Will Be This Year’s Most Community-Minded Companies?

Points of Light launches survey for the 2017 Civic 50
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WASHINGTON, November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For Eli Lilly and Company, community change means ensuring every student in Indianapolis has access to STEM education. For FedEx, it means having FedEx team members help teach safe motorist behaviors to create safer, more walkable communities. For KeyBank, community change manifests itself in $25 million in funding and research efforts for affordable housing communities across the country. These are just three of the 50 companies Points of Light recognized as best practice corporate citizens in 2016.


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