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Austin Students to Design the Playground of Their Dreams With KaBOOM! and GM

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Is that a space shuttle? No, it’s a pirate ship! Oh, wait, could it be a castle? It could be any one of these and more, as KaBOOM! makes its way to Wayside Altamira Academy (AMA), to help enhance outdoor play time, imagination and fun for pre-K to fifth grade students in Austin, Texas.

How Are You Using Pro Bono as a People Strategy? | Taproot's Advisory Services Newsletter

In this issue: Taproot Celebrates Pro Bono Week 2018, a new resource, tips on recruiting volunteers, and more
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Pro Bono Week 2018 Spotlight: The Skilled Volunteers Behind Pro Bono 

Common Impact, SVP Boston and Impact 2030 Post Strong Results From First Citywide Day of Skilled Service

Skills for Cities delivered an estimated $80,000 in pro bono service to Boston nonprofits helping to advance UN Sustainable Development Goals
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BOSTON, October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, Social Venture Partners Boston, a nonprofit focused on local engaged philanthropy, and Impact 2030, a collaborative that uses corporate volunteerism to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, demonstrated the power of cross-sector collaboration and skilled volunteerism through Skills for Cities Boston, which took place on September 25, 2018 at The Boston Fed.

FCA Community: Creating Connections to Battle Mental Illness

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According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a person dies by suicide every seven hours in the state of Michigan and it is the 10th leading cause of death in the state.

NASCAR and eBay Launch Joint Auction

By Scott Page, ESPN
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eBay and NASCAR today launched their first joint charity sale giving fans the opportunity to bid on autographed memorabilia and once-in-a-lifetime racing experiences. 

Today through Nov. 1, fans can visit eBay.com/NASCAR and bid on 20 items including a chance to see who wins the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series live at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the chance to be a VIP at the 2019 Daytona 500. 

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Martin Currie Demonstrates Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility As It Unveils First Report
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Key highlights 2017/2018

  • As responsible stewards of clients’ capital, Martin Currie is passionate about its own commitments

  • For its clients, Martin Currie’s ESG expertise is evidenced by retaining top rating (A+) from PRI in each of its three top-level categories1

  • Martin Currie is making a difference by raising over £110,000 for 50 charitable causes

eBay and NASCAR Launch First Joint Charity Sale

Fans can bid on a VIP experience at the Daytona 500 plus meet-and-greets with Richard Petty, Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, and more, all to benefit children through The NASCAR Foundation.
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eBay and NASCAR today launched their first joint charity sale giving fans the opportunity to bid on autographed memorabilia and once-in-a-lifetime racing experiences. 

Today through Nov. 1, fans can visit eBay.com/NASCAR and bid on 20 items including a chance to see who wins the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series live at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the chance to be a VIP at the 2019 Daytona 500. 

Lessons in the Power of Data for Good and Pro Bono

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In 2017, giving to charitable causes in the United States reached an estimated $410 billion, a record for the third straight year.

Increase CSR Participation with Positive Actions

Inspire a purpose-driven culture with missions
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Today's employees are expecting a greater sense of purpose in the workplace. In fact, 83% of Millennials say they would be more loyal to their employer when they feel they can make a difference on social and environmental issues at work.

Your CSR program is an ideal way to empower employees to do more good through charitable giving and volunteering, but what if there was something that could drive even more impact?

Good news! You can engage even more people in your program when you give them opportunities to take small, positive actions both in and out of the workplace.

How AHC's Holistic Approach to Affordable Housing Provides Life-changing Programs for Residents

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AHC Inc. provides quality Affordable Housing Communities for over 2,500 low and very-low income families in Arlington. It also offers onsite year-round educational programs for students living at five AHC properties including After-School literacy activities, one-on-one Teen Tutoring, College & Career Readiness, and a Summer Camp to prevent learning loss.

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