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How Companies Can Provide Immediate Assistance to Employees Impacted by COVID-19 and Other Disasters

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Childcare. Utilities. Medical bills. To many of us, these are just typical, everyday costs of living and working. For others, these are a few common causes behind serious financial hardship, often forcing someone to choose between medicine, electricity, food, or shelter. In some dire situations, these can even be the make-or-break reasons that lead to someone becoming homeless.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has only compounded these existing hardships, which employees nationwide have been grappling with for years.

Benevity Surpasses $5 Billion in Donations and Sees Exponential Spike in Support for Racial Justice

Contributions to causes supporting racial justice and equity increased by 15x in June on the Benevity platform, boosting total giving by 71 percent
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CALGARY, Alberta, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that the company has reached a significant milestone: more than $5 billion in donations — with an average user donation size of $125 — to support more than 251,000 vetted nonprofits worldwide have been processed through its platform.

56 More Companies Partner With Benevity to Power Their Corporate Purpose in First Half of 2020

New clients, including Toyota, Jacobs and COFRA Holdings, bring the total number of employees in Benevity’s client network to over 18 million
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CALGARY, Alberta, July 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that another 56 enterprise companies have selected Benevity to power their corporate purpose programs in the first half of 2020. The newly launched Benevity clients—which include Toyota, Nordstrom, Jacobs, COFRA Holdings, Agoda and more than 50 others—add another 4 million employees to the Benevity network for a total of more than 18 million.

Global Citizen Fellowship Program Powered by Beygood Announces 2020 Cohort

The global citizen fellowship program powered by Beygood offers 10 paid, year-long placements in south Africa annually
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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 29 July 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global Citizen Africa has announced candidates for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD. The program, which launched in 2019 following the overwhelming success of financial and policy commitments made at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in December 2018, is intended to provide young people with remarkable opportunities to fulfil their dreams. 
 

Anti-Bullying App Captures 2020 Arrow Innovation in Electronics Award

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics honored eighth-grader Aryan Mangal with its 2020 Innovation in Electronics Award at the fifth annual Invention Convention U.S. Nationals. Held virtually, the competition showcased nearly 500 K-12 inventors and entrepreneurs from around the country.

CIT Joins With Flushing Town Hall to Provide Virtual Community Programming for Families

Nonprofit receives outpouring of support in Acts of Caring online poll
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NEW YORK, July 23, 2020 /3BL Media/- CIT Group Inc. (CIT) yesterday announced that the nonprofit Flushing Town Hall received the most support from customers and followers in its Acts of Caring online poll, and as a result the company will double its grant to expand virtual family programming for the diverse communities of Queens, NY.

Always Be Prepared: How to Plan Your Disaster Relief Strategy

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When disaster strikes, people feel compelled to respond immediately. When the COVID-19 crisis hit, we saw Benevity's community give more than $640 million in donations and grants in under eight weeks.

If you have a plan in place for how you’ll respond to the next disaster, before it happens, you’ll be able to act within hours — when it matters most.

ON Semiconductor Malaysia Believes in the Investment in Science

Written by: Amy Tan and Noorsyuhada Hat
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If we can make science inspirational and fun, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) would not be “too difficult.” It is easier to learn when the subject taught is enjoyable and students can relate to it through experiments being conducted. 

A group of enthusiastic lecturers at the University of Malaya in the Department of Physics established a working team in 2017, dedicated to Learning Enrichment through eXposition, eXperience and eXperiment, or otherwise known as, “LEARN-X.”

[Webinar]: Creating a Disaster Response Action Plan

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Strategies from the CDP, Google, IRC and Microsoft to ensure your CSR program is ready to move fast when it matters.

The global health crisis has forced companies to evaluate how prepared they are to respond to disasters and crises. How can you use what you've learned to prepare for future events like hurricanes, floods or humanitarian crises, and ensure you're ready to help with quick relief, as well as long-term community recovery — whatever the future brings?

Black & Veatch Foundation Launches Scholarship Offerings for Prospective Employees at Four Universities, Community Colleges

Effort seeks to further feed pipeline of infrastructure problem solvers to grow company’s power transmission business
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan.,  July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  As the world’s electric power industry rapidly evolves to accommodate dramatic changes including renewable energy and the need for system integration, Black & Veatch is searching for tomorrow’s young talent who can help develop innovative solutions in the company’s growing global transmission business. And it’s granting scholarships at four regional universities and colleges to make it happen. 

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