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Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 21 – Rachael Weiss Riley, Two Sigma Data Clinic

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Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Two Sigma Data Clinic Director Rachael Weiss Riley to discuss the role of data in skills-based corporate philanthropy and why communication, collaboration and mindfulness are essential for conducting insightful research and becoming an effective “data storyteller.” Conscious of the fact that collecting data can be daunting

Curiosity Cube Teaches Science to ConVal Students

By Nicholas Handy
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Elementary and middle school students from the ConVal School District spent Thursday in a brightly colored shipping container conducting science experiments.

The container – known as the Curiosity Cube – has been retrofitted by MilliporeSigma into a mobile science lab. The Cube, which made an appearance in the ConVal High School parking lot Thursday, travels the country to encourage an interest in science among children.

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Serving Those Who Served For Us

Local Vet Receives Laundry Pair from Whirlpool Veteran’s Association and Blue Star Mothers
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Since 2013, the Whirlpool Veterans Association (WVA), in partnership with Blue Star Mothers, has looked for opportunities to help active duty, reservists, and military veterans in Southwest Michigan. As part of these efforts, the two organizations were recently able to provide local veteran Scott Spearitt with a new Whirlpool brand washer and dryer.

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Our Commitment to Address Homelessness in Rome

By Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins
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One of the most important things we all need – and deserve – is a place to call home. A place we can settle into, spend time with our families, relax, rest, rejuvenate. But simply having a place to call home is not only out of reach for so many here in Silicon Valley, where Cisco has its headquarters, but for so many around the world.

CITGO Raises More Than $2.2 Million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Continues Historic Partnership as MDA’s Largest Corporate Sponsor
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HOUSTON, May 14, 2019, /3BL Media/ – CITGO employees, Marketers, Retailers, vendors and suppliers raised more than $2.2 Million to date for families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases that severely weaken muscle strength and mobility.

Addressing Social Sector Needs Through Technology Pro Bono

Taproot Foundation and VMware release their newest nonprofit resource on the heels of the Global Pro Bono Summit
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The social sector continues to lag in the adoption and use of technology due in part to lack of funding and limited staff. How can pro bono service bridge the gap between the needs of the sector and available human and financial resources?

Maximizing Impact for Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Takeaways from the Council on Foundations Leading Together Conference
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At the recent Council on Foundations bi-annual conference, Leading Together, almost 1000 philanthropy leaders and business, government, and academia influencers gathered together to connect, share, and learn with one another.

The Secret Album Reveals How a Powerful Truth Changed a Family Forever

A novelist learns about her mother’s long-held secret by searching for what’s missing from her family photo albums.
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The Secret Album is part of HP's original documentary project, History of Memory, which celebrates the power of printed photos. Visit History of Memory to see more.

We treasure family photos not only because they illuminate the past, but also because they can offer up an alternative narrative to the stories we tell — and retell — about our identities.

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises and Kinder Unite for a Social Responsibility Project

The historic Ferrero Group brand comes on board Costa's ships with Kinder+Sport Joy of moving
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 CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy, May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kinder and Costa Cruises sign an important partnership based on shared values to bring the Kinder+Sport Joy of moving” project and the right to play into the life of children, on board and on land, all over the world.

Outside Voice: Tensie Whelan on Climate Change

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Our new Outside Voice series highlights the perspectives of stakeholders and leaders on important sustainability topics. On the particulars, we may not always agree. But we believe in hearing and learning from others who offer valuable insights and a different point of view on issues that are important to us all.

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Our new Outside Voice series highlights the perspectives of stakeholders and leaders on important sustainability topics. On the particulars, we may not always agree. But we believe in hearing and learning from others who offer valuable insights and a different point of view on issues that are important to us all.

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