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Planet Water Foundation and Xylem Further Improve Clean Water Access with Innovative Home-Based Solution

Close collaboration between global water technology company and non-profit solves drinking water needs in remote community homes using FlowJet pumps
Press Release

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization that addresses global water poverty by delivering clean water access and hygiene education programs and Xylem (XYL), a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges, have devised a unique application for Xylem’s FlowJet advanced pumping technology to provide clean water access in homes located in some of the world’s most impoverished communities.

Lunch With Warren Buffett Auctioned Off for $3.3 Million

by Catherine Clifford and Javier E. David
Article

An anonymous bidder with deep pockets spent over $3 million to have lunch with billionaire investing legend Warren Buffett.

Impact at Work: An Interview With May Malik From NYC Service

by Lauren Chasanoff
Blog

Last week, we released a blog post on some of our favorite communities of practice that bring diverse professionals together across sectors to achieve maximum business and social value in their communities.  As a follow-up, I had the pleasure of interviewing May Malik, Director of Public-Private Partnerships at NYC Service who has an infectious passion for service and a unique vantage point from her ro

Panoramic Perspectives: Creating Cross-Sector Communities of Practice

by Lauren Chasanoff
Blog

We know communities of practice are an age-old concept, but we are excited to see a growing number of conveners who are bringing cross-sector leaders together to develop their people, improve their performance, and deepen their impact in the community. These groups are made up of practitioners from the public, private and nonprofit sectors, who are actively developing shared resources, best practices, and tools to solve some of society’s toughest challenges.

Tetra Tech’s Engineers Without Borders Tranquilla Norte Water Supply Project

Supporting the development of a sustainable water distribution system for a rural community in Panama
Article

With support from Tetra Tech’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Grant Program, the EWB Sacramento Valley Professional Chapter is developing a sustainable water distribution system for the 3,000-person community of Tranquilla Norte, Panama. The community’s existing system, which was installed by the government in the 1980s to serve 150 homes, does not provide adequate supply for the current 950 connections.

Astellas Employees at National Sales Forum Support Five Anaheim-Area Non-Profits

Employees Also Raised More Than $55,000 at Third Annual "One Astellas Spirit Run" for Seven Charitable Organizations
Press Release

KitchenAid's 'Day of Caring' Gets Extended to the World

By Tony Wittkowski
Article

Mike Maxwell spent his Wednesday out of the office, caked in mud.

And yet, the global senior category leader for KitchenAid couldn’t have been happier.

Maxwell was taking part in the ninth annual Day of Caring, where hundreds of KitchenAid volunteers ventured out to help several nonprofit organizations for a day.

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Noah Ullman Named Chief Marketing Officer of Keep America Beautiful

Former management consultant, Microsoft executive to lead marketing and digital transformation at iconic national nonprofit
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. (June 18, 2018) /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced that Noah Ullman has been named the organization’s new Chief Marketing Officer and Digital Transformation Lead. In this role, Ullman is responsible for all Keep America Beautiful marketing functions, including guiding the 65-year-old brand’s digital marketing initiatives.  

A Recipe for Effective Hashtag Activism: A Conversation with Susan McPherson, Founder & CEO of McPherson Strategies

What do organizations need to know about creating effective, sustainable social media campaigns?
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, speaks with Susan McPherson, founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies, about how organizations can effectively leverage social media activism to advance a cause.  Download on iTunes now!

eBay, Public Art Fund, and Ai Weiwei Partner for World Refugee Day with an Exclusive Sale of Artworks

Proceeds benefit Public Art Fund, USA for UNHCR, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
Article

Artist and activist Ai Weiwei and leading arts non-profit Public Art Fund are partnering for a second time with eBay to exclusively release a series of six powerful new works of art for charity on June 20, World Refugee Day. The six works are compelling portraits of refugees: a remarkable and timely expression of the artist’s work surrounding this global humanitarian crisis. There are 500 editions of each of the six banners, available for $750 each.

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