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Sappi North America Helps Give a Voice to Underserved Students

Ideas that Matter Makes a Big Impact with over $250,000 Donated to Grant Winners
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Award-winning non-profit 826 believes that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. The organization, founded in 2002 by celebrated author Dave Eggers and acclaimed educator Nínive Calegari, provides underresourced students ages six to 18 with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills through free programs hosted both in the classroom and after school.

TransCanada People Get Empowered for Their Communities

TransCanada's month-long giving campaign raises almost $1 million in personal and company-matched donations
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Every year, TransCanada employees and contractors participate in a month-long giving and volunteering campaign called Get Empowered. This year's campaign, which wrapped up in September, raised almost $1 million in personal and company-matched donations. The TransCanada team also tracked more than 6,370 volunteer hours across Canada, U.S. and Mexico. TransCanada matches employee and contractor donations 100% year round. The match increases to 200% for Get Empowered Month.

Bay Area Breakfast Panel With CSR Innovators [Video]

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Your Company is Growing. What About Your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program?

Bay Area companies are regarded as some of the most innovative, market-leading, and forward-thinking companies on the planet. They also pave the way for CSR and social impact, ensuring that — as business grows — they lend a positive impact on communities.

On Tuesday, October 10, VolunteerMatch hosted a free breakfast and a session of networking, collaboration, and open discussion on the challenges corporate giving professionals face.

During Hurricane Harvey, He Helped Shelter Residents Survive the Night Until Help Arrived

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As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery.

Ingersoll Rand Disaster Relief Update

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The Ingersoll Rand crisis response team has now made contact with all Ingersoll Rand employees and all of its contractors in Puerto Rico. While the devastation that Hurricane Maria left in her path has impacted the entire island of Puerto Rico, the resolve and positivity portrayed by the people is amazing.

Shire Employees Volunteer Over 29,000 Hours During 2017 Global Day of Service

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We sincerely thank all employees for their support of Shire’s 2017 Global Day of Service. With your involvement we were able to surpass all of our previous years’ participation rates.

Did you know that…

  • 7,300+ Shire employees volunteered
  • adding up to 29,000+ hours of donated time
  • and partnered with 250+ charities
  • with activities in 300+ locations around the world?!

We are impressed! And our local communities are grateful for all our efforts!

 

After Hurricane Harvey, Houston Wedding Planner Coordinates Recovery Effort Powered by Volunteers

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As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery.

Arrow’s Dutch Employees Foster Volunteer Tradition

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VENLO, Netherlands – ​For the second year in a row, employees from Arrow Electronics’ Venlo office volunteered with the Maria Auxiliatrix Run (M.A.-Run), a weekend of festivities supporting individuals with disabilities. 

Helping Youth Build a Healthier East Durham Community With EDCI and GSK

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October 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:30am – 1:30pm, East Durham youth and their families will kick off another healthy school year with the East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI)’s Youth Leadership Council.

Common Impact and Charles Schwab Scale Annual Pro Bono Challenge to 9 Cities

The Pro Bono Challenge, one of the largest annual skilled day of service events in the country, provides skills-based consulting support for local nonprofit organizations
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October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering, teams up with Charles Schwab to launch their 4th annual Pro Bono Challenge, a skills-based flash consulting event where Schwab employees utilize their talents and expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve the community.

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