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Lowe's Heroes Give Historic Neighborhood a Major Makeover

By Natia Walker, Community Relations Specialist at Lowe's
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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

When Personal Passions & Purpose at Work Pair Up

How one employee's volunteer work around supporting women in tech became a workplace initiative
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By Benevity Charity Relations Coordinator Micki Mutch

Keep Genesee County Beautiful Partners with Keep America Beautiful for School-Based Recycling Education in Flint Schools

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Keep America Beautiful and its local Flint, Michigan, affiliate Keep Genesee County Beautiful recently announced the launch of an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by the Flint water crisis.

Smarter Public Safety Communication Systems Are Critical to the Evolution of Cities

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As the communication technologies leveraged by the public safety sector advance, the intersection with smart city initiatives becomes all the more inevitable. Technological advances afforded by broadband long-term evolution (LTE) networks have changed how first responders, city and county officials, public agencies and transportation fleets communicate and gather data to better serve their communities.

Supporting Education for At-Risk Youth

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On February 23, 2016, Weatherford sponsored the Small Steps Clays Classic in support of Small Steps Nurturing Center, a Houston-based organization dedicated to the social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth of economically at-risk children and their families. Weatherford has been a long-time supporter of Small Steps and recently provided them a donation of $300,000 from the 2016 Weatherford Walks charity event.

How the University Environment Affects a Changing Demographic

By: Rohini Anand
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College students’ social encounters on campus shape their college experience. Therefore, it is imperative that campuses foster inclusive environments where all students feel valued, respected and celebrated. This in mind, the need for a sense of belonging is more pressing than ever. Our society’s tendency to display racial intolerance, cultural disengagement and lack of understanding across differences calls for more culturally aware campuses.

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

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ATLANTA, March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help build homes and improve local communities through Habitat for Humanity’s alternative spring break program, Collegiate Challenge.

Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights

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On March 2, 2017, The Texas Appleseed Board of Directors hosted a reception to honor Weatherford for the Company’s partnership in creating the Texas Homeless Youth Handbook.

In a joint pro bono effort, Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie partnered to create a guide to help homeless youth better understand their legal rights, responsibilities and resources. Texas is the fourth state in the U.S. to have this particular resource, found at www.homelessyouth.org/texas.

Quantifying Skills-Based Volunteerism: Common Impact Launches Pro Bono Calculator

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March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Common Impact, a nonprofit that connects corporate employees to high-impact nonprofit organizations through skills-based volunteering engagements, launched the Pro Bono Calculator today.  The Pro Bono Calculator is a tool that supports nonprofit leaders and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals in quantifying the value and estimating the investment of engaging pro bono talent to address nonprofit capacity building

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