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RSF Launches Arts Shared Gifting Circle in Los Angeles

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In the past four years RSF has been experimenting with a new model of giving called Shared Gifting. Shared Gifting aims to transform the power dynamics in philanthropy by giving the decision making authority for grant funds to the non-profits who will receive them.

Previously RSF has facilitated this process with organizations focused on sustainable food and agriculture. However, in January of 2015 we will be hosting the first Shared Gifting circle focused on the Arts!

RSF Launches Arts Shared Gifting Circle in Los Angeles

Blog

In the past four years RSF has been experimenting with a new model of giving called Shared Gifting. Shared Gifting aims to transform the power dynamics in philanthropy by giving the decision making authority for grant funds to the non-profits who will receive them.

Previously RSF has facilitated this process with organizations focused on sustainable food and agriculture. However, in January of 2015 we will be hosting the first Shared Gifting circle focused on the Arts!

State of Corporate Citizenship Finds Executive Support for Corporate Citizenship

New study issued by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship reveals a commitment for continued investment in corporate citizenship by executives
Press Release

Chestnut Hill, Mass., December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College is pleased to release its 2014 State of Corporate Citizenship, a unique research report that examines how executives view corporate citizenship and their firms’ performance in the environmental, social, and governance dimensions of business—and about how corporate citizenship contributes to business objectives

Blogger Trip to Tanzania to Showcase Coke's Social Initiatives

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This week, a group of ten bloggers and journalists will get to do just that. They will travel to Tanzania to see and hear the ways in which Coca-Cola sustainability and business efforts are improving life for people throughout the country. Tanzania is home to several Coca-Cola initiatives, and so it is an ideal country to watch these programs in action and see how they complement one another.

What $10 Million Means For Fair Trade

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Paul Rice, 2005 Skoll Award recipient, is out to change the world. His motivation? The nearly one billion farmers and workers across the globe earning two or three dollars a day, less than what we pay for a morning latte or chocolate bar.

Viva, Las Vegas!

Major Leaguers – Past and Present – Head to Vegas for Pair of Charity Events
Newsletter
 
For the first time in its 11-year history, the Major League Baseball Players Trust’s annual off-season, fund-raising golf tournament will be held in Las Vegas, when current and former big league all-stars tee off at Legendary Shadow Creek on Thursday, January 15, 2015. 
 
However, before taking their swings on the golf course, the players will test their card-playing skills when MGM Grand hosts a poker tournament benefiting the Players Trust on Wednesday, January 14.
 

Points of Light 2015 Conference on Volunteering and Service Announces Call for Presenters

Press Release

December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light is now accepting proposals for workshops during the Conference on Volunteering and Service, October 19 - 21, 2015 in Houston.

Each year, Conference workshops highlight proven practices, innovative programs and challenging ideas that equip attendees to lead volunteering and service efforts around the globe.

We are looking for workshops with realistic learning objectives, interactive designs and content focused on innovative and replicable strategies for engaging volunteers.

Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S.

List of 50 Companies Doing Good
Article

The Civic 50, an annual report that measures and reports on America’s most philanthropic, civic-minded companies, is out. The third annual report is developed by Bloomberg and Points of Light, the world’s leading volunteer organization. Verizon is one of the companies recognized in this report; read article from Bloomberg about the 2014 Civic 50 leading companies: http://www.bloomberg.com/now/2014-12-09/civic-50-good-scale/.

Post 9/11 Veterans - Primed for Greatness

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I am always touched when I see a military officer recognize the very real challenges that veterans face when they come home. So, when I came across this article by Colonel David W. Sutherland, co-founder and chief strategist for Easter Seals Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, it instantly caught my eye – and touched my heart. Here are some highlights from his recent Huffington Post blog.]

The Hanes Brand Helps the Homeless for the Holidays by Donating 150,000 Pairs of Socks for Those in Need

America’s Leading Sock Brand Also Joins #GivingTuesday Initiative to Make the Holiday Season More Comfortable for those Who Need It Most
Press Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Hanes®, America’s No. 1 sock brand, is bringing comfort to those in need this holiday season. The brand will donate 150,000 pair of socks at various Salvation Army locations across the country, bringing the total donations of socks that Hanes has made since 2009 to 1.5 million pair of socks.

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