Find out how Morgan Stanley connects their pro bono programs to the bottom line
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Pro bono service is a powerful way to drive social change. Yet, many corporate employees looking to bring pro bono service to their company struggle to get buy-in from leadership and other key stakeholders. Although these stakeholders may understand the social value of pro bono, they don't always see the business value.
Domestic violence is a common and deeply harmful problem in American society, with one in four women experiencing physical violence at some point during their life time, and children are the “hidden” victims. On a local level, the statistics are equally distressing. In 2015, 34,966 domestic violence-related calls were made to the Metropolitan Police in 2015, approximately one call every fifteen minutes. 27% of homeless families in Washington, D.C. reported a history of domestic violence, and 15% were homeless as a direct result of a violent incident.
Working to improve our communities, Pentair's employees join together to effectively drive innovation and demonstrate impact at scale
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In honor of National Philanthropy Day, November 15, Pentair celebrates its employees around the world that have rallied together as "Team Pentair" in 2017 to volunteer their time and talents to make a difference in their communities. As a leading global manufacturer, Pentair believes the passions and contributions of its 19,000 employees are important, and encourages and rewards employee-led involvement through Team Pentair, the company’s philanthropic engagement program.
One in three women will experience some form of gender-based violence. Women and girls of all ages, income levels, racial and ethnic communities, sexual orientations, and religious affiliations experience violence in the form of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, trafficking, and stalking. Getting help is a challenge for most survivors of gender-based violence, but for women of color, immigrant women, and other women with marginalized identities, the challenges are even greater. In our work to eradicate violence, we put these intersections at the forefront.
During November’s Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day on November 14, our communities take notice of this global health threat that continues to grow. Diabetes is a disease that can strike anyone, from any walk of life. And it does at an alarming rate.
There are currently more than 30 million Americans and approximately 420 million children and adults worldwide living with diabetes. For those affected and their families, tomorrow isn’t soon enough to cure this disease.
Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, Pyper was bullied in school to the point of considering suicide. Pyper and her father found hope at Boys Town, where she fell in with a group of peers who immediately embraced her for her unique gifts. Click here to learn more about Pyper and how Boys Town helped her.
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By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Over the last several months, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund received over 3,500 applications for about 500 scholarships providing financial assistance to students at our 47 historically black member institutions across the country.
Each day, while elected officials debate political and legislative solutions, HRC Foundation’s incredible staff educates the public and provides training and model policies that alter the fundamental nature of the institutions that govern our everyday lives.
AMVETS enhances and safeguards the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and continues to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.