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New Research: Employee Donor Attitudes About Workplace Giving and Volunteering

Register now! America's Charities Snapshot 2017 Report to be released October 24th
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American employees are changing — and so are their attitudes about workplace giving and volunteering.

Today’s workers are more transient, diverse, and tech savvy than their predecessors. They are also working in an era of greater uncertainty, as entire industries are being transformed by technology and globalization. Against this backdrop, America’s Charities has conducted a new survey of U.S. workers that gauges attitudes toward giving and volunteering in the workplace.

Volunteers Backbone of Making Wishes Come True

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It was a special day for AJ, a 15-year-old from Virginia. He would finally get his wish for a shopping spree. As colorful confetti fell from the sky and a crowd cheered him on, AJ entered the shopping mall armed with several gift cards, spending money and a bright smile. It was a dream wish for the teenager who had overcome so much in his battle with cystic fibrosis. 

EICC Becomes the Responsible Business Alliance

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Rebrands to Reflect Expanded Reach and Influence
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced it has become the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA).

The Power of She: The Fair Trade Difference

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Most of the people who make Athleta clothes are women. Which is kind of fitting (pardon the pun) when you think about it. It’s also what drove us, back in January, to partner with Fair Trade USA to create more than 40 Fair Trade Certified styles. Because our mission is to empower women and girls to achieve their limitless potential. All women and girls, including the women making our tanks, tights and tees.

VSP Vision Care and Prevent Blindness Launch ‘Clicks for Kids’ to Enhance Access to Vision Screenings and Eye Exams for Head Start Children

Campaign to help fund vision screening trainings in 25 Head Start Programs throughout the U.S. and provide access to eye exams and glasses for children in vulnerable communities
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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Healthy vision is essential to a child’s ability to learn, play sports or carry out daily tasks, and receiving eye care early on can help to detect problems that could impair eyesight for life.

Subaru of America Aims to Improve Lives of Furry Friends with “Subaru Loves Pets” Initiative in October

Subaru retailers nationwide will host supply drives for shelter animals in need throughout October
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CHERRY HILL, NJ, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This month, Subaru of America, Inc. will host its “Subaru Loves Pets” initiative with the help of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) and BARK, the makers of BarkBox.

Nestlé USA Commits to Higher Standards of Welfare for Broiler Chickens by 2024

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October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé’s purpose is to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future and this extends to the treatment of animals in our supply chain. We are today pledging that by 2024, we will strive to source all of the broiler chickens we use as ingredients for our U.S.

A Global Passion for Fighting Hunger

by Claudine Galloway
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Picture this: It was a brisk, sunny January day in Davos, Switzerland in 2007. Ken Powell, former CEO of General Mills, was attending the World Economic Forum when Kofi Annan, then Secretary-General of the United Nations, challenged Powell and General Mills to help the world’s hungry.

Powell’s answer, ultimately, was to harness what we knew about food and connect with Africa’s small and growing food companies across Africa.

Our food knowledge is deep and wide, and includes solving technical problems, ensuring food safety and developing products.

Wells Fargo Provides an Additional $850,000 for California Wildfire Relief

Bank also waiving fees, offering payment relief for 90 days to affected customers
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that it is making an additional $850,000 available for relief efforts related to wildfires in California. The additional funding includes $100,000 for the American Red Cross, $50,000 for the Salvation Army, $200,000 for local non-profits focused on rebuilding efforts in 2018, and $500,000 for the company’s WE Care Fund, which makes financial grants for unforeseen circumstances resulting from disasters available to affected Wells Fargo team members.

It's Likely That Your Favorite Nonprofit Wants 'Gifts,' Not Just Checks. Here's the Difference.

By John Ruhlin
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What if you gave of your expertise as part of your philanthropic mission? For instance, instead of giving $10,000, you could donate $10,000 in logistical support or other help to solve back-end problems and streamline the organization’s processes.

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