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Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Discovery Education Launch ‘Speak Truth to Power’ Virtual Field Trip to Inspire and Engage the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders

RFK Human Rights President Kerry Kennedy, Human Rights Advocate Van Jones, March for Our Lives Youth Activist Naomi Wadler, Among Others Underscore the Importance of Community Engagement and Advocacy During Virtual Fireside Chat
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SILVER SPRING, Md., December 5, 2018 /3BL Media/  In celebration of Human Rights Day, Robert F.

The Co-op Give Card Campaign | LBG Canada Company Spotlight

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Between 2013 and 2017, Co-op contributed over $1 million to the Canadian Red Cross to help with Western Canadian relief efforts. In 2018, Co-op renewed this partnership with an agreement to donate up to $1.5 million over five years to support disaster preparedness in Western Canada.

"It's important to help out communities in any way we can," says Natasha Ford, Federated Co-operatives Limited's Social Responsibility Manager. "The ability of the Canadian Red Cross to respond quickly at the local level is part of what makes it a great fit with Co-op."

5 Keys to Attracting and Keeping Socially-Mindful Employees

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According to a survey of nearly 1,600 United States employees by America’s Charities, companies that build effective workplace giving and volunteering programs have a significant leg up when it comes to attracting talent.

America’s Charities’ employee research found nearly 6 in 10 workplace donors want to work for companies where the culture supports giving and volunteering.

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics and Keep America Beautiful Announce 2018 Hefty® EnergyBag® Grant Recipients

Two $40,000 Grants Awarded to Expand Existing Community Waste Recovery Programs
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STAMFORD, Conn., December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Dow and Keep America Beautiful announced they have awarded two $40,000 grants to organizations in Cobb County, Ga., and Lincoln, Neb. The grants will expand a recently launched Hefty® EnergyBag® program in Cobb County and help to establish a new start-up program in Lincoln.

VIDEO | In the ‘Nick’ of Time, Walmart Driver Helps Hurricane Baby

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The week that Hurricane Michael hit Panama City, Florida, Nick Davis, like many other Walmart drivers, chose to forgo his regular trucking route.

With a shower trailer hitched to the back of his truck, he left his home in LaGrange, Georgia, to meet associates and their families at a local motel where they took shelter from damaged homes in the wake of the storm. That’s where he met Lorrainda, her husband, Wilmer, and their newborn son, Luke – a family in search of shelter after being discharged from the hospital and without a home only three days after Luke was born.

VIDEO | Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit in Eden, NC

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Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to locate a new smartflower™ solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina—a project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area, create educational opportunities for students and also contribute to Mohawk’s sustainability efforts to leave more handprints than footprints. 

12 Ways to Give Back This Giving Tuesday on eBay Through December 6th

Holiday shoppers can make a difference this season by shopping exclusive items and one-of-a-kind experiences.
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Humana Foundation Contributing More Than $2 Million to 30+ Organizations Through New Louisville Community Relations Program

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The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana for the past 37 years, is awarding grants to 30+ nonprofit organizations in Louisville as part of the foundation’s new Community Relations program. The $2 million in grants is in addition to $7 million the Humana Foundation is contributing to other organizations in seven cities, as part of its new Strategic Investing initiative.

Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Provides 10,000th Shower to the Homeless in Las Vegas

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When the Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Powered by Clean the World began operations, we wanted to provide immediate relief and resources to those in need as part of our commitment to combatting homelessness. The Fresh Start Mobile Showers travel across the Las Vegas Valley, working together with several homeless services providers, offering showers five days a week.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Grant to Emory University Supports Statewide Climate Consortium Co-Founded With the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech

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As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

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As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

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