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A Culture of Gifting

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There are three indications of real generosity:

To remain steadfast without resisting,

To praise without the emotion of generosity,

And, to give before being asked.

—Maaruf Karkhi

by John Bloom
Article

There are three indications of real generosity:

To remain steadfast without resisting,

To praise without the emotion of generosity,

And, to give before being asked.

—Maaruf Karkhi

Use Your Spare Change To Create Change

Blog

Our Team Up For Women®! Campaign just ended. If you participated, thank you so much.

Whether you gave $5 or $5,000, your gift matters. Yes, really, it does.

I admit that for a long time I didn't really think my $5 donation would make a difference.

But author and philanthropist Wendy Smith is out to prove people like me wrong. And I think she does a good job.

Focusing Philanthropic Giving on Three Distinct Areas

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CAESARS FOUNDATION FOCUSES ITS PHILANTHROPIC GIVING ON THREE DISTINCT AREAS:

HELPING OLDER INDIVIDUALS LIVE LONGER, HEALTHIER, MORE FULFILLING LIVES
Globally, our primary emphasis is supporting nonprofit advocacy and service-delivery organizations dedicated to helping older individuals live independently, maintain optimal health and proper nutrition, avoid social isolation, and enjoy mental and physical vitality through every stage of the aging process.

Marcone Canada Shows Its Love for Families With Donation to RMH Southern Alberta

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Marcone Canada gives $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House in Calgary in time for Valentine's Day and Family Day.

"Marcone's generous and continuous support helps us give sick children what they need most…their families," says Larry Mathieson, CEO, Ronald McDonald House® Southern Alberta.

Ronald McDonald House® Southern Alberta receives Valentine's Day and Family Day gift of $5,000 to help critically ill kids and their families.
Press Release

Marcone Canada gives $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House in Calgary in time for Valentine's Day and Family Day.

"Marcone's generous and continuous support helps us give sick children what they need most…their families," says Larry Mathieson, CEO, Ronald McDonald House® Southern Alberta.

Marketing Charity Strategic Plans to Corporations

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Nonprofits need to have a strategic plan and, more than ever, need to share and market that strategic plan with potential corporate funders and partners. If you have a strategic plan, don't put it on the shelf - market it! 

Mickey, Minnie and Me: Hanging with Some Extra Special Kids

by Bernadette King, GSK Communications
Blog

When I walked into the room and was greeted by almost life-sized Mickey and Minnie Mouse balloons waving at me, I knew I was in for a treat. 

More than 25 employees from our R&D Information Technology group had organized a Disney-themed wish “reveal” party for six Philadelphia children and their families scheduled to travel to Disney World this spring thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Osamu Nagata to Receive SAE Foundation’s 2014 Industry Leadership Award

Press Release

Detroit, Mich, May 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

It IS About Logistics: How FedEx Integrates Community Engagement Into Its Core Operations

by Jackie Norris, Executive Director and Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute
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The following is a guest post by Jackie Norris, Executive Director and Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute. It first appeared on the CSRwire Blog

JA Finance Park with Sojourner Truth Middle School

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On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 21 Alcatel-Lucent employees joined 8th grade students from Sojourner Truth Middle School (East Orange, NJ) at Junior Achievement’s Finance Park. This is the seventh time New Jersey employees participated in the event with many of them enjoying the experience so much that they have volunteered for the event multiple times.

Remix and Authorship

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@HitRecord + @participant media + @pivot are all teaming up to ignite conversation on the power of digital media.  This week's topic is REMIX & AUTHORSHIP. Have you ever remixed someone's content without their permission? How about vice versa? Contribute your thoughts HERE → http://bit.ly/1k9WeyR #iRECresponsibly

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