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AEP Encourages You to Leave Fireworks to the Professionals!

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Many Americans will celebrate our independence with fireworks.  The best way to enjoy fireworks is to leave them to the professionals.  On Independence Day in a typical year, far more fires are reported than on any other day, according to the National Fire Prevention Association. Fireworks account for two out of five of those fires, more than any other cause of fires.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: DIY Method Demonstrating the Business Value of Employee Volunteering

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At the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in San Francisco we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees. Stay tuned as each Café leader posts recaps and additional thoughts to help you internalize and implement what they shared at the Summit.

Guest post by Bea Boccalandro, Veraworks

Accenture and Out & Equal Honor Green Chimneys with First Skills to Succeed LGBT Award

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(3BL Media) New York - June 29, 2012 - Accenture and Out & Equal today announced that Green Chimneys, a New York-based nonprofit, is the winner of the first Accenture Skills to Succeed LGBT Award. 

Chrysler Group LLC Challenges Employees to Embrace Volunteerism Focused on Child Hunger

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  • Chrysler Group mobilizes its more than 57,000 employees to volunteer and get the word out about United Way Summer Meals Program.
  • 1 in 5 Michigan children struggle to access nutritious food.
  • Only 15 percent of children eligible for free summer meals take advantage of the program.
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  • Chrysler Group mobilizes its more than 57,000 employees to volunteer and get the word out about United Way Summer Meals Program.
  • 1 in 5 Michigan children struggle to access nutritious food.
  • Only 15 percent of children eligible for free summer meals take advantage of the program.

Mary Kay Nature Explore Classrooms Help Domestic Violence Survivors Heal from the Effects of Abuse; Call for Applications Now Open

Donation supports Mary Kay’s efforts to end domestic violence
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - June 26, 2012 - Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay FoundationSM are building four new Nature Explore Classrooms at women’s shelters across the United States as a part of its corporate social responsibility initiative, Pink Changing LivesSM. Domestic violence shelters providing shelter services to survivors of domestic violence with outdoor space available to accommodate learning stations and equipment are eligible to apply at www.marykayfoundation.org.

Chase Community Giving Offers New Paradigm in Corporate Philanthropy

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By Kate Olsen

Chase Community Giving, one of the forerunners in crowdsourced corporate philanthropy space,  is back for a fifth season.  Since the program’s inception, nearly 3.5 million Facebook users have “liked” Chase Community Giving. These fans have helped more than 500 charities receive a share of over $20 million in Chase grants.

According to Erich Timmerman, JPMorgan Chase Spokesman, Chase Community Giving “has pointed the way toward a new paradigm for corporate giving” across three areas:

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Devon Douglas, BBMG

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Storytelling in CSR – Common Challenges and New Tactics for Success

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Guest post by Devon Douglas, BBMG
 

On March 17, I spent the day with VolunteerMatch and a group of passionate CSR and Foundation professionals dedicated to engaging their employees, consumers, members and other stakeholders in making a positive impact through volunteering.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Chris Jarvis, Realized Worth

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

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