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One Day To Celebrate Volunteers and a Lifetime of Thanks

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There are more than one billion of them in the world. And they all share one idea: to help others.

They are volunteers. Building homes. Mentoring students. Serving meals. Using professional skills to address societal problems. Taking time to make a difference.

Every year on the 5th of December, the world is invited to thank and celebrate volunteers on International Volunteer Day. This year's theme is #TogetherWeCan.

Alkermes Celebrates Giving Tuesday with Alkermes in Action Program

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We are celebrating Giving Tuesday and our commitment to giving back by kicking off our annual Alkermes in Action program!

Xylem Employees and Partners Join Together for Annual Month of Service

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Throughout October, Xylem invited employees and partners to participate in the fifth annual Global Month of Service. With the challenges posed by COVID-19, we focused more on individual and small group opportunities rather than large group outings. We are incredibly proud of the ways teams, partners and individuals came together to exemplify how we make a difference in the communities where we live and work.

During the campaign, more than 2,200 individuals from around the world generously donated more than 8,800 hours of volunteer service!

Volunteers Remove 35,500 lbs. of Trash at 8 River Cleanups During ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month’

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November 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - October, which was declared by four governors and four mayors to be ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month,’ proved to be a very busy month. 

Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) collaborated with volunteers, community stakeholders, businesses, and elected officials to host river cleanups, an online pledge campaign for those wanting to make a difference from home during the pandemic, and issue the 2nd annual Ripple Effect Awards presented by Yamaha Rightwaters™.

Mohawk's Employee Volunteers in Action

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As Mohawk grows around the world, we bring with us a legacy of commitment to the communities in which our manufacturing facilities are located — the same communities our employees and their families call home.

Visit MohawkSustainability.com to learn more about Mohawk's corporate philanthropic efforts and the important causes to which employees have volunteered their time.

We Are Cisco: Virtually Giving Back with CSAP

By Isaac Sharp, Account Manager, Cisco
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Being a Cisco employee luckily comes with many amazing perks for all staff to use throughout the year. In particular, a Cisco favourite is our ‘Give Back Days’ – we receive 40 hours each year where we can shut the computer lid, turn off emails, and come together as a team to work on projects close to our hears, and most importantly; giving back to our local communities. (Cisco even gave us an additional 10 hours this year!) 

Acts of Caring: Mobilizing CIT Employees, Customers and Others to Give Back

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Finalist
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CIT is committed to giving back in communities it calls home. Each year, the company spearheads an annual employee volunteer initiative in June called CIT Cares Month.

This year, however, CIT transformed its annual employee volunteer initiative to reflect the needs of the current environment and introduced Acts of Caring – a program that, simply put, focused on doing something good, wherever you are.

Alexion 5th Annual Global Week of Service Goes 100% Virtual

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Every day, we strive to meet the expectations of our stakeholders, our communities and ourselves. We know the importance of this responsibility, and we take it seriously. Global Week of Service (GWS) is an annual opportunity for us to carry out this ambition across the globe by making an impact in our local communities. For the first time, GWS went 100% virtual, allowing our volunteers to participate in meaningful, fun, and impactful community-focused initiatives within the safety of their own homes.

The Future of Global Pro Bono

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The world of corporate volunteering has many different flavors, with traditional volunteering & skills-based volunteering being the most well-known. A specialized kind of skills-based volunteering is the field of Global Pro Bono (GPB), which brings talented employees from the private sector to volunteer their skills & professional expertise to address key business challenges for social sector organizations.

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