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Whole Planet Foundation Partners Raise $206,500 for World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs

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Whole Planet Foundation’s annual Poverty Is Unnecessary Project provides opportunity for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – to take a microcredit loan and create or expand a home-based business for the opportunity to lift themselves and their family members out of poverty through their own hard work and creativity.  Whole Planet Foundation supports impoverished entrepreneurs through microfinance partners in the United States and 74 other countries around the world.

New National Research Shows Most U.S. Students Feel Unprepared Without Social and Emotional Skills

Findings underscore link between social and emotional learning and academic performance
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CHICAGO, November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Released today, a report titled Respected: Perspectives of Youth on High School & Social and Emotional Learning, shows that more than three-quarters (77 percent) of recent high school students believe their schools could have done a better job of helping students develop key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills, which are particularly needed at this time of national division, rising violence, anxiety and historic levels of mistrust. It also shows the U.S.

Making Good Happen at Work on #GivingTuesday

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The Common Impact team had the pleasure of spending #GivingTuesday in Boston with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation for the first-ever Making Good Happen at Work conference in Boston. The conference brought together leaders from the corporate, nonprofit and public sectors for an interactive conversation on creating and tending an effective employee service and giving program.

It's National Roof Over Your Head Day!

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It’s simple: everyone deserves a reliable roof over their head. Did you know Rebuilding Together’s roof repair and installation work has prevented some of our neighbors from becoming homeless? Our work is also preventing further damage to the home by preventing leaks and drafts. 

BLOG | ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation Supports Coastal Restoration and Hurricane Resilience in Texas and Florida

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ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation environmental partners in Texas and Florida recently reported on their accomplishments in the past year. In addition to the normal challenges of engaging youth in coastal restoration, both program sites had to cope and adapt after experiencing severe hurricanes.

CSR Participation: Co-workers Are 50% More Influential Than Bosses

Who cares what the CEO thinks? Not Millennials!
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Corporate bosses don’t motivate new generations of workers when it comes to philanthropy. Learn how to use viral engagement techniques to get your total workforce fired up about your programs. You will learn:

  • The raw facts about what motivates Millennials to act

  • How dashboards, gamification and online sharing work together to drive engagement

  • Most importantly, how to put these techniques to work for your organization

Whirlpool Corporation Launches #AgelessTechnology to Bridge Widening Technology Gap in the Middle East

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As technology evolves rapidly, the gap in access to technology platforms and utilization rates among generations has been growing. Furthermore, interaction between the younger and older generations has been diminishing as a result of changing communication behavior among young adults. To address these issues and raise awareness about them, Whirlpool Corporation has embarked on a journey to bridge the gap between older and younger generations, bringing them together under the #AgelessTechnology movement.

Subaru Helps Save the Lives of Pets During 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

Automaker partners with Best Friends Animal Society to host first-ever pet adoption event inside booth at the auto show
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LOS ANGELES, November 28, 2018 /3BL Media/  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Through a partnership with Best Friends Animal Society’s No Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) initiative, the adoption event is aimed at finding pets great homes in the Los Angeles (LA) community.

Lockheed Martin Employees Make a Difference During “Month of Giving”

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Lockheed Martin employees participated in over 60 volunteer events, donated more than 170,000 volunteer hours and raised more than $8.2 million for 3,885 charitable organizations during the company’s fifth-annual “Month of Giving” in October.

VIDEO | Hanes' Partnership with Invisible People Brings Comfort to America’s Homeless

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Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People, explains why he believes a simple pair of white socks can make a dramatic difference in the lives of the estimated 3.5 million men, women and children that sleep in shelters, transitional housing and public places not meant for human habitation.

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