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Holland America Line Makes $100,000 Donation to the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation

Donation Follows Tutu’s Guest Appearance on Grand World Voyage Sailing Durban to Cape Town
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April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In honor of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s work to spread peace, justice and democracy around the globe, Holland America Line has made a $100,000 donation to the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF). The donation follows Tutu’s appearance as a special guest lecturer on a segment of ms Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage.

Cisco Investment in City Year Helps to Bridge Skills Gap in San Jose

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Cisco has supported the communities where its employees live and work for close to 30 years. We leverage our resources and technology to multiply individual and nonprofit efforts to improve people’s lives. One area Cisco focuses on is improving student performance in education, particularly in underserved communities. Cisco is therefore proud to partner with nonprofit City Year, a member of the AmeriCorps network. City Year recruits recent college grads who devote one year to help at-risk students stay in school.

AIDA Supports Flood Victims in Germany

Cruise Line Donates 100,000 Euros to "Aktion Deutschland Hilft"
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AIDA Cruises held a large raffle to benefit flood victims even as the devastating floods were still cutting through Germany. The ten ships in the AIDA fleet were able to raise a total of 100,000 euros to help in the relief effort.

Ingersoll Rand Foundation Presents $100,000 Grant to the Urban League of Central Carolinas

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  • Cumulative grant funds science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education courses  

  • Ingersoll Rand donation to fund heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) national certification training courses for under/unemployed individuals in the Charlotte, NC area

Press Release
  • Cumulative grant funds science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education courses  

  • Ingersoll Rand donation to fund heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) national certification training courses for under/unemployed individuals in the Charlotte, NC area

How Are Nonprofits Responding to Rising Expectations of Corporate and Individual Donors?

By Lynne D. Filderman and Steve Greenhalgh
Blog

Having just released the latest research on employee engagement and corporate–nonprofit partnerships, we’ve been reflecting on how corporate giving and workplace giving, both time honored traditions, are changing.

United Technologies Volunteers Get More Than They Give at Special Olympics Summer Games

UTC Celebrates 37 Years of Support for Special Olympics Connecticut
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Skies were clear and sunny all weekend long as 2,450 athletes and coaches enjoyed their time to shine at the Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games.

Relics or Relevance, What do You See?

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Relics or relevance, what do you see?

An Enactus team from India saw a way to revitalize a folk craft by modernizing the messages and finding new audiences for traditional puppetry. They increased revenue for the puppeteers and helped preserve their culture. What became of the folk craft? Find out at here.

 

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Clippings or Capital, What do You See?

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Clippings or capital, what do you see?

An Egyptian Enactus team saw a way to turn cottonwood, a byproduct of Egypt’s thriving cotton industry that’s normally discarded, into potpourri. The students teach at-risk women how to make and market the potpourri, giving them the security of a sustainable livelihood. How much income does each family make per month? Find out at:  http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/cotton/.

 

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