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The 2018 Benevity Goodness Calendar

Your CSR Campaign Planning Tool — Year-round Programming Made Easy
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Successful workplace giving and volunteering programs provide many opportunities throughout the year for people to donate time and money to causes that matter to them. Employees increasingly expect you, their employers, to provide these opportunities to make a meaningful difference.  

Major League Baseball Players Association Year in Review: Players Make Connections With All Those Who Play and Love the Game

Major League Baseball Players and their union are committed to growing the game while honoring its past
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The Major League Baseball Players Association had quite a year in 2017, on and off the field, as the union began its second 50 years of advancing and protecting players' rights.

Advancing players' interests took on exciting new forms in 2017 as Executive Director Tony Clark sought to broaden the player fraternity's reach by strengthening ties to the former player community, providing new and better platforms for active players to engage with fans and moving ahead with the vision of building a solid foundation to support and develop youth baseball around the world.

Building Sustainable and Inclusive Economies in Indo-Pacific

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GRI’s programs with the Australian government contribute to building a more inclusive economy that ultimately creates a higher quality of life for people across the Indo-Pacific.

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates a Year of Beautiful Moments

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As 2017 comes to a close, Keep America Beautiful looks back with pride and a sense of accomplishment about many of our favorite "Beautiful Moments" from this year.

It’s a “Beautiful Moment” every time one of our more than 600 community-based affiliates — powered by millions of volunteers — bring together their local community and partners in government, business and the nonprofit sector to create lasting economic, environmental and social impact in urban, suburban and rural communities from coast-to-coast.

CITGO Honors Local Partners at Annual Appreciation Breakfast

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, December 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery recently hosted its Annual Partner Appreciation Breakfast to recognize local organizations making a positive difference in the Coastal Bend region. The annual breakfast event, held at the Art Museum of South Texas, hosted guests from local industry; businesses; educational institutions, including Foy H. Moody High School, home of the CITGO Innovation Academy; and non-profit organizations, such as the United Way of the Coastal Bend and the Coastal Bend Food Bank.

Spreading Christmas Cheer

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — There was no room to spare on the tables for those visiting the Victorious Life Christian Center on Tuesday.

That’s because they were packed with Christmas presents that would be given to several families in the Benton Harbor area.

A large portion of those gifts came from a group of Whirlpool Corp. employees who decided to “adopt a family” this Christmas.

Take the Social Value Canada Survey

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December 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In late 2016, the SROI Canada network and the Social Impact Analysts Association merged to become Social Value Canada (SVC). SVC is positioning itself to be the national hub for Canadians to connect, learn and exchange ideas about social impact, social value creation and measurement methodologies. SVC is part of an international network of over 45 countries advancing social value measurement as a member of Social Value International.

Social Value Canada aspires to:

Major Leaguer Keone Kela Connects With Youth From Around the World

Keone Kela of the Texas Rangers uses baseball to connect with kids around the world
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Major League Baseball pitcher Keone Kela doesn't do anything half-hearted.

So it came as no surprise that the hard-throwing Texas Rangers reliever made it his off-season mission to genuinely connect with young people both in the United States and China.

Kela, who won't turn 25 until the third week of his fourth season with the Rangers several months from now, has already accomplished a lot for his age. He's pitched most of the past three years out of the Rangers' bullpen, earning a reputation for a competitive approach and a four-seam fastball he can dial up to 100 mph.

Cutting Through the Haze of Business and Human Rights in India

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Arriving in Delhi by night doesn’t give you a true sense of the city’s vastness. The low hum of hundreds of taxis whizzing around the airport terminal and the dirt kicked up from the wheels of 11:00 p.m. traffic blur the senses. But when morning came, and I saw the prim, gleaming hotels and office buildings of Gurgaon rise from a sprawling landscape of poverty and poke through the hazy, brown-grey horizon line, a clearer picture of India emerged.

Arrow Electronics Employees Cycle for a Good Cause

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Arrow Electronics employees in Austria recently participated in a 24-hour cycling marathon to raise money for “Sozialverein B37,” a nonprofit organization in the Austrian city of Linz that helps the local homeless community.

Two teams of four Arrow riders were joined by Austrian long-distance runner Günther Weidlinger, who, at Arrow's invitation, was eager to swap his running shoes for cycling shoes and support the fundraising event.

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