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Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions Stores Raise Over $1 Million for City of Hope’s Research and Treatment for Childhood Cancers

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Originally posted on Business Wire

City of Hope’s annual Kids 4 Hope program, in partnership with Albertsons Companies Foundation, Vons Foundation and Pavilions Foundation, has raised over $1 million to support research and treatment for pediatric cancers.

La Cocina VA Is Driving a Remarkable New Model to Support Communities

Here’s why it matters for companies like Nestlé
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by Alicia Enciso, Chief Marketing Officer at Nestlé USA

Rebuilding Together Announces [Re]Build, Cause Marketing Campaign to Accelerate Support to People and Communities in Need

New national movement launched to address the urgent need to repair substandard housing and strengthen communities
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced the launch of [Re]Build, a grassroots movement to repair homes and revitalize communities across the country.

The Disney Conservation Fund Awards 2018 Conservation Grants

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BURBANK, Calif., April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) is providing grants totaling more than $8 million to support the work of 80 nonprofit organizations this year, The Walt Disney Company announced today.  The grants are part of Disney’s “Reverse the Decline” initiative, which pairs the company’s philanthropic dollars with professional expertise from Disney’s Animals, Science, and Environment team and other employees to maximize the impact of conservation efforts to protect wildlife and wild places.  Including these new grants, DCF has awarded mo

Smithfield Foods Raises More Than $30,000 for Childhood Cancer Research

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Several kind-hearted employees at Smithfield Foods in Rose Hill, N.C. are rocking the bald look after having their heads shaved for a very good cause. Last Friday, April 13th, Smithfield hosted an event to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to help find cures for childhood cancer.

How Nike Trained Up Volunteer Champions for Their CSR Program

Shaping the next generation of social citizens
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Every CSR leader wants to make it easier for employees to be engaged in their communities, but facilitating connections between team members and local charities is often challenging.

Learn how Nike overcomes this challenge by training up their people as volunteering champions. With this approach, Nike employees gain a sense of ownership in their Goodness program and, in turn, the company helps charities garner more support for their causes through the Benevity platform.

The Knitting Factor: Making Skills-Based Volunteering Stick

by Danielle Holly and Lauren Chasanoff
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Common Impact has designed hundreds of meaningful skills-based volunteer partnerships over the years, and has watched them sustain far past the individual projects that initially bring business and nonprofit professionals together.  Along the way, we’ve asked ourselves a few questions.

What makes some skills-based engagements work better than others?

When do we see partnerships move from transactional to transformational? 

Sponsor Spotlight: Whirlpool Corporation

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Over the past 18 years, Whirlpool has partnered with Habitat for Humanity, committing more than $101 million to programs in over 45 different countries. In the United States and Canada, Whirlpool has donated more than 184,000 ranges and refrigerators to new Habitat homes, serving more than 100,000 families, according to the Whirlpool Corporation website.

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GRI and Global Child Forum Commit to Driving Corporate Action to Improve Children’s Lives

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Last week, GRI and the Global Child Forum announced to join forces to strengthen corporate transparency and accountability on children’s rights issues. The two organizations announced their collaboration through a Letter of Intent at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, at the 10th Global Child Forum.

Keep America Beautiful and Volunteers Unite for Great American Cleanup Earth Day Events Nationwide

Nation’s largest community improvement program delivers environmental, economic and social benefits to local communities
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, led by its network of more than 600 affiliates and other partners across the country, will rally tens of thousands of volunteers at events across the country on and around Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, as part of its annual Great American Cleanup.

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