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How Nike Trained Up Volunteer Champions for Their CSR Program

Shaping the next generation of social citizens
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Every CSR leader wants to make it easier for employees to be engaged in their communities, but facilitating connections between team members and local charities is often challenging.

Learn how Nike overcomes this challenge by training up their people as volunteering champions. With this approach, Nike employees gain a sense of ownership in their Goodness program and, in turn, the company helps charities garner more support for their causes through the Benevity platform.

Comcast and NBCUniversal Employees Donate Time Consulting With Local Nonprofits

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Later this week, tens of thousands of Comcast and NBCUniversal employees, and their friends and families, along with hundreds of nonprofit organizations, will join hands to drive positive change in the communities we serve during the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day.

Many volunteers will paint schools and community centers, clean parks and playgrounds, and sort and stock food and clothing to be shared with children and families in local communities.

Podcast | Data-Driven CSR: A Conversation With Daryl Brewster and Carmen Perez of CECP

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud (@blackbaud), speaks with Daryl Brewster, CEO, and Carmen Perez, Director of Data Insights at CECP (@CECPtweets), about the continued evolution of companies being a force for good in solving societal problems.

Over 500 National Grid Employees Will Restore Communities to Celebrate Earth Day

National Grid lends a hand in projects in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
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WALTHAM, Mass., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Earth Day is April 22, and hundreds of National Grid employees will volunteer in communities across the three states the company serves in the coming weeks. Each year National Grid commits to sponsor Earth Day events throughout its service territory in Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island.

Sponsor Spotlight: Whirlpool Corporation

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Over the past 18 years, Whirlpool has partnered with Habitat for Humanity, committing more than $101 million to programs in over 45 different countries. In the United States and Canada, Whirlpool has donated more than 184,000 ranges and refrigerators to new Habitat homes, serving more than 100,000 families, according to the Whirlpool Corporation website.

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Celebrating Literacy During Read Across America on Dr. Seuss’ Birthday in Las Vegas & Bethlehem

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During the annual literary celebration of the National Education Association’s Read Across America on March 2, many children across the nation celebrate reading on the same day as the beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day!

From coast to coast to coast, hundreds of thousands of young people are talking about money today in classrooms and homes across Canada.
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It's Earth Week...Help Us Celebrate the Action Behind Our Ambitions!

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What’s the greatest threat to our planet? Climate change? Water scarcity? Poor land management? None of the above. The biggest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will solve these problems.   

VIDEO | 4th Street Farms Unites Neighbors to Revitalize a Community

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series
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Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, the 4th Street Farms in Columbus, Ohio.

The Garden Stories series shines a light on community gardens across America and the amazing people who help build them. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we believe that every garden has a story. What’s yours?

VIDEO | Beneficial Beans Garden Provides Valuable Life Skills for Adults with Autism

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series
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Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, the Beneficial Beans Garden at the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Garden Stories series shines a light on community gardens across America and the amazing people who help build them. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we believe that every garden has a story. What’s yours?

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