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Brands Build Momentum for #GivingTuesday

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Since it launched in 2012, #GivingTuesday has grown to become a recognized day of giving back in the U.S. and around the world. Last year, charities raised $180 million —an increase of 44% over the previous year. Now, what started out as a day focused on nonprofits has garnered the attention of companies as well.

Giving Tuesday: Save the Children is Changing Lives in Yemen

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This post was guest-written by Brendan McDonald, who has been an aid worker since 1999. He has a Masters of Social Science in International Development and has worked in Kosovo, North Korea, Sri Lanka, Libya, Jordan, and Iraq. Diagnosed with leukemia in 2015, Brendan recently co-founded Uncomfortable Revolution, a company dedicated to changing the way people talk about sensitive personal topics. 

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This post was guest-written by Brendan McDonald, who has been an aid worker since 1999. He has a Masters of Social Science in International Development and has worked in Kosovo, North Korea, Sri Lanka, Libya, Jordan, and Iraq. Diagnosed with leukemia in 2015, Brendan recently co-founded Uncomfortable Revolution, a company dedicated to changing the way people talk about sensitive personal topics. 

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge® Raises $4.18 Million for Domestic Violence Programs

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Recent headlines about harassment and violence offer a reminder of the everyday reality faced by a larger group of U.S. women: those trapped in abusive domestic relationships. Without financial resources, these women can’t escape, care for themselves and their families, find housing or save for the future.

INFOGRAPHIC | eBay Everyday Heroes: Feeding the Hungry

Millions of Senior Citizens struggle with hunger on a daily basis. Learn how a nonprofit is using eBay to help deliver food to those in need.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Roy Byrd has volunteered with Reflections of Trinity in Powder Springs, GA, for more than 10 years. When the nonprofit opened a food pantry in 2012, Roy rose to the challenge. As director of the food ministry, Roy makes sure nearly 400 families get food boxes each week.

The Impact a Wish Has on Children With Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

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While you may be familiar with the work of Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, you may not know the impact a wish experience can have on not only local wish kids, but also their families, medical teams, volunteers and even local community supporters. Serving children who reside in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia since 1983, Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic has granted the wishes of more than 9,500 children fighting illnesses such as cancer, pediatric AIDS, cystic fibrosis, Duchene’s muscular dystrophy and heart disease.

Keeping the Magic Alive for Children Living With Life-Threatening Illnesses

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Each year 27,000 children in the United States are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. For these children, simple surprises and joys of life are eclipsed by doctors’ visits, hospital stays, medical tests and treatments. The lives of their family members shift to a place of fear and stress.

MLBPA Award Winners to Direct $260,000 in Players Trust Grants to Support Variety of Causes

Since 1996 the Major League Baseball Players Trust has provided $4.7 million to charitable organizations selected by Players Choice Awards winners
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Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs, a cancer survivor himself, knew right away he would steer the $50,000 grant he won as the 2017 Marvin Miller Man of the Year to one of the beneficiaries of the charity he founded five years ago to help kids with cancer and their families.

“On the field you want to do things the right way, play the game the right way and off the field I really try to use the platform we’ve been provided to go out and help,” the ever-friendly first baseman said after winning the prestigious honor during the 26th Players Choice Awards.

CBRE Hong Kong’s Walk For A Wish 2017

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Over 120 colleagues from CBRE Hong Kong completed Walk For A Wish along the Central Harbourfront on Oct 27, 2017. The event raised funds for HandsOn Hong Kong, a non-profit organization which provides volunteer services to the underprivileged. The 10km walk also marked the conclusion of the first CBRE Wellness Week in Hong Kong.

Hunger Is, A Joint Charitable Initiative of the Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Has Raised More Than $20 Million in Total to Fight Childhood Hunger

Albertsons Companies stores raise millions for Hunger Is through an in-store campaign to help local hunger relief programs with support from Academy and Emmy Award®-winning actress and Hunger Is Ambassador Viola Davis
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BOISE, Idaho, LOS ANGELES, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced today their 2017 in-store, month-long campaign raised more than $5 million in donations for Hunger Is, a joint charitable initiative designed to raise awareness and funds to end childhood hunger in America.

VIDEO | eBay Global Impact

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Global Impact is the good that happens when people connect on eBay. We are a company that lives its values. Our business is built on the belief that people are basically good and that commerce can be a force for positive change.

Read our Global Impact story here.

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