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Helping Corporations Give Every Day for 75 Years

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Last week included Giving Tuesday, a day when individuals, foundations and corporations are encouraged to support their favorite causes during the holiday season. Designating the Tuesday after Thanksgiving as a day of giving has been a hugely successful way of focusing attention on the wide variety of charitable institutions in the country, and it’s also been a great way of promoting the idea of giving on-line.

PayPal Surpasses $98M in Platform Donations on Giving Tuesday

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PayPal has proudly partnered with #GivingTuesday and its founding organization, the 92nd Street Y, since its inception in 2012, supporting charitable giving by creating safe, secure and convenient touch-points for customers to contribute to their favorite charities online.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Increase Commitment to California Wildfire Relief and Announce Funding for Homeless Services

Walmart and Walmart Foundation commit a total $1 million in product and cash donations to support wildfire relief efforts, shelter services for evacuees and another $1 million to help address needs of area chronically homeless individuals
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CHICO, Calif., November 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation today increased to $1 million their commitment to support California wildfire relief efforts, including shelter services for evacuees, and announced an additional $1 million from the Walmart Foundation to help address the increased needs of the local homeless population affected by the Camp Fire.

As JetBlue For Good Month Wraps, Airline Encourages Its Customers and Crewmembers to Keep Up the Good Work throughout the Year

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NEW YORK, November 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) celebrated November as JetBlue For Good Month. Aligned with the airline’s mission of Inspiring Humanity®, JetBlue gave back in many meaningful ways in the air, on the ground and in the community. Throughout this third annual month-long celebration of volunteerism, JetBlue encouraged its customers and crewmembers to participate in good deeds and acts of service both big and small.

CyberGrants Announces Record Breaking #GivingTuesday

Total contributions, employee participation, and NPOs benefiting reach record highs
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ANDOVER, Mass., November 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- CyberGrants, the global leader in Agile Social Impact technology, is thrilled to announce another record breaking #GivingTuesday. Nearly one-third of all corporate giving and grantmaking is processed via CyberGrants, so their results are a good barometer for the corporate world’s impact on Giving Tuesday.

Hunger Isn’t Where You Think It Is

Join Feeding America and Wells Fargo in the fight against hunger
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Cornfields and dairy farms were everywhere in Byron, Minnesota, where I grew up, but that doesn’t mean everyone had enough to eat. My home state is one of the country’s leading agricultural producers, but even so, 1 in 11 households in Minnesota is affected by hunger.

Filer Township Receives Grant for Magoon Creek Park Improvements

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A combined $16,000 grant from the CMS Energy and Consumers Energy foundations has leveraged more than $70,000 in additional funding to improve public use of a little-known treasure on Lake Michigan in Manistee County’s Filer Township.

Local leaders announced a list of improvements planned for 2019 to the Magoon Creek Natural Area, a 97-acre park with 2,300 feet of Lake Michigan frontage owned by Filer Township.

The $16,000 grant that was presented on Friday helped secure a $71,000 grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund to finance the improvements.

Giving Back Has Always Been a Part of Scotiabank's Culture

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Giving back has always been part of Scotiabank’s culture. We have been proud to play an active role in United Way giving campaigns for well over half a century.

Corporate Social Responsibility: Being a Force for Good in an Era of Employee Activism

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Social activism has transformed America over the past two years. From the Women’s March to the NFL; from Net Neutrality to hurricane relief. And the sort of activism Americans are demonstrating has moved beyond marches, social media hashtags, and town hall meetings—it has entered the workplace.

Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit at North Carolina School

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EDEN, N.C., November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — 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 tha

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