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A Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth in Crisis

Over the last 21 years, The Trevor Project has saved countless young LGBTQ lives by providing 24/7 support through free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs.
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Our story began in 1998, when HBO aired the Academy Award-winning short film “Trevor.” Introduced by Ellen DeGeneres, the film was broadcast alongside the launch of TrevorLifeline, the world’s first 24/7 national lifeline supporting LGBTQ — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning — young people in need of crisis intervention. The first calls were answered that night.

There’s No Place Like the Home Next Door

When they were kids, siblings Kenneth and Leah Martinez loved their elderly next-door neighbors like extended family. Years later, they are now the proud owners of the house next door, with help from Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® program.
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In his teen years, Kenneth Martinez would often drive home after school, pull into his driveway, and see a familiar sight next door: His elderly neighbor, sitting in the shade of an old tree, waving at him.

He’d usually chat with the kindly gentleman, talk about their suburban Los Angeles neighborhood, and share a few laughs. The neighbor and his always-friendly wife were like extended family, and Martinez and his dad often helped them with their household needs.

'America Can’t Afford Unaffordable Housing’

Wells Fargo leads a national panel on housing affordability and homelessness; author Antwone Fisher’s story puts a personal face on the growing crisis.
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Amid a round of recent news about the increasing problem of homelessness in America, Jon Campbell appeared before a standing room-only audience of affordable housing advocates to call for renewed efforts to address the crisis.

“I think the headline for all of this should be, ‘America can’t afford unaffordable housing,’” he said, as the crowd applauded. “I really believe that’s the headline. And if we can all take that mantra forward from this place, we’re really going to make progress.”

Don’t Just Do Good Things. Do the RIGHT Good Things.

Four Trends Dramatically Reshaping Corporate Philanthropy and Why Agile Social Impact is Critically Important
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You see it: The need for corporate philanthropy is skyrocketing. Worthy, urgent causes appear literally overnight. And enterprises like yours are responding in a big way, generating positive impact for a host of beneficiaries via grantmaking, employee donations and volunteer programs.

Mohawk Industries Honors Its Employees With Largest American Flag in Georgia

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CALHOUN, Ga., June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Industries creates quality flooring for homes and businesses around the globe. The company’s roots are firmly planted in American soil, with its brands dating back more than a century. Mohawk’s extraordinary growth over the past three decades results from the talent, integrity and dedication of its people. Yesterday, to honor its employees and celebrate its unique American heritage, Mohawk hosted a special American flag raising ceremony.

General Mills Announces Food Recovery Champions Winners

More than $1 million awarded to organizations in the U.S. and Canada to expand surplus food recovery to nourish more people facing hunger.
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – General Mills announces the 20 winners of its Food Recovery Champions program that awards grants to expand surplus food recovery in the U.S. and Canada for greater social and environmental impact.

The program reflects General Mills’ belief that food waste is a major social, environmental and economic challenge that undermines population food security, contributes to climate change, unnecessarily consumes natural resources like water, and costs families, communities and businesses money.

Employee Giving Can Benefit Your Employee Engagement and Retention Strategy. How? Find Out at Booth #3423 at the 2019 SHRM Conference in Las Vegas Next Week

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Are you attending the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition next week? We invite you to meet in-person with our team while we’re together in Las Vegas to discuss your employee giving and engagement efforts and how we might help you achieve your giving and engagement goals.

FPT Industrial: Training the Next Generation of Engineers

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CNH Industrial’s global powertrain brand FPT Industrial is committed to developing ever more efficient engines, and to ensure this continues into the future, the Brand is committed to developing the engineers of the future who will help them achieve this.

Highlights From Corporate Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit

What we learned and what's next for the pro bono movement
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Corporate Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit—hosted by Taproot Foundation—was built on connections, looking at pro bono as a piece of a company’s broader philanthropic puzzle. And through this lens, practitioners across companies and industries collaborated and innovated with their peers on how they can truly maximize the impact pro bono has on the communities
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