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Nestlé Employees Donate Backpacks Full of School Supplies to Local Elementary School

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Nestlé US employees recently spent some time putting together backpacks full of school supplies for a local elementary school.

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Four Ways to Make This #GivingTuesday Your Best Yet: Lessons From Nasdaq

Don't miss this opportunity to give your employee engagement program a boost!
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#GivingTuesday, the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is globally known as the biggest day for giving. It is a day nonprofits and others begin preparing for months in advance, and for good reason. In 2017, over $300 million dollars was raised on #GivingTuesday, from 150 countries, with a mean gift size of around $120 (GivingTuesday.org). This annual day for giving can also be impactful for companies and their giving programs. Why? With so much attention to giving on this day, it is a fantastic opportunity to engage employees that may not ordinarily take part in your programs.

Creating Long-Term Partnerships that Stick

by Lauren Chasanoff
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If you’ve been following our content this year, you’ve likely heard us mention a concept called “The Knitting Factor,” which brings together three key conditions that enable skills-based engagements between the private and nonprofit sectors to create strengthened, sustainable solutions that don’t come undone when partners part ways.

Developing Nonprofit Leaders Through Skills-Based Volunteering

Tool Spotlight: Choosing a Nonprofit Project Lead
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Common Impact is exploring the skill sharing component of The Knitting Factor, as a driver for two-way talent exchange between corporate volunteers and nonprofit professionals. When our partners recognize the knowledge and expertise that both sides bring to the table, it creates an opportunity for real talent development and long-term, sustainable partnerships.

Benevity Releases Annual Trend Data on Top Causes Supported by Companies and Their People

Donations to Human Rights Organizations and Crisis Relief Are the “New Normal”
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CALGARY, Canada, September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/  Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced its annual trend data on the “Top Ten Causes” that have been supported by Benevity clients and their people this year to date, as well as the shifts in top donation recipients between 2015 and 2018.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 3 - Emily McCann, Citizen Schools

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We are thrilled to welcome Emily McCann, CEO of Citizen Schools to Pro Bono Perspectives. For those of you in the nonprofit sector, you likely know Citizen Schools, a national education nonprofit that works primarily in low-income communities that need additional support and resources.

GARDP and Novartis Announce Partnership to Reduce Child Deaths From Drug-resistant Infections

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  • Agreement focuses on further enhancing generic antibiotics and increasing access for children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
  • Development will target heat-stable, pediatric formulations such as dispersible tablets against bacterial infections – a leading cause of death in under-fives
  • Partnership will leverage knowledge and share expertise between Sandoz, the Novartis generics division, and GARDP
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  • Agreement focuses on further enhancing generic antibiotics and increasing access for children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
  • Development will target heat-stable, pediatric formulations such as dispersible tablets against bacterial infections – a leading cause of death in under-fives
  • Partnership will leverage knowledge and share expertise between Sandoz, the Novartis generics division, and GARDP

Fox Partners With CineCares Foundation to Mentor Chicago Youth in Film and TV Production

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As production began on the upcoming fifth season of “Empire,” FOX’s Golden Globe-nominated drama series following the Lyon family’s exploits in the hip-hop industry, the show welcomed some new additions to its crew behind the scenes. A group of interns from the CineCares Foundation, a Chicago nonprofit providing education initiatives, joined colleagues in the Props, Wardrobe, Electric, Construction and other departments for the first 12 weeks of the shoot.

Coffee in Crisis: How to Take Action

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"It is hard to believe that the price of coffee barely reaches $1 per pound. Producers are worried, disappointed and frustrated, because with this price, their hopes die.” — Rodolfo Penalba, general manager at COMSA, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Honduras

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"It is hard to believe that the price of coffee barely reaches $1 per pound. Producers are worried, disappointed and frustrated, because with this price, their hopes die.” — Rodolfo Penalba, general manager at COMSA, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Honduras

Timberland Hosts 21st Annual Serv-a-palooza With Community Service Projects Around the World

1,200 employees and business partners volunteer in their communities in celebration of the brand’s annual fall service day
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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is hosting its annual Serv-a-Palooza volunteer initiative in more than 19 countries throughout the months of September and October. Through Serv-a-palooza, Timberland employees, partners and community members come together with the common goal to meet critical needs and create sustainable impact around the globe --  from its headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire to Milan, Hong Kong, Mexico City and beyond.

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