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A Beautiful Shiver in the River ’18 from Keep Virginia Beautiful


The folks at Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) had to admit it. They were a bit nervous prior to KVB's 2018 "Shiver in the River."

In late January, Virginia's James River was well above flood stage because of several weeks of rainy weather. But after 10-plus days of gorgeous weather, the James receded, and hundreds of volunteers flocked to Historic Tredegar for the 4th Annual Shiver in the River.

Discovery Education Teams Up With LG Electronics USA to Launch 'Discover Your Happy' Program That Combats Youth Stress With Science-Based Happiness Curriculum

Celebrating the International Day of Happiness, 'Discover Your Happy' Virtual Field Trip to Expose Students and Educators to the Science Behind Happiness
Press Release

Silver Spring, Md. (Thursday, March 15, 2018) /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA has teamed up with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to launch Discover Your Happy – an exciting new program designed equip students nationwide with the skills for sustainable happiness. Studies assert that two out of three American teens are stressed and lack the tools needed to manage anxiety.

Xylem Watermark Sponsors EarthEcho Water Challenge Events on World Water Day


In celebration of World Water Day on March 22 and Earth Day on April 22, Xylem will host the second annual Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge, a month-long event that encourages employees to engage in efforts to solve global and local water and environmental issues.

Avery Dennison Ohio Employees Giving Back in a Warm Way

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Our Label and Graphic Materials North America team (LGM-NA) recently worked to make winter warmer for those in need. The LGM-NA Extended Leadership Team partnered with domestic violence shelter Forbes House to provide blankets and backpacks with school supplies to families in the shelter. To learn more about our company, visit http://www.averydennison.com.

University and College Students Across Central Canada Help Young People Reach Their Infinite Potential

Press Release

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Students at the University of Windsor launched a 10-week one-on-one mentorship program for Ontario grade school and high school students focused on financial literacy, marketing, budgeting and green practices.

Meanwhile in Nunavut, students from the University of Ottawa launched Tower Gardens, an education program that empowers youth by fostering social entrepreneurship while addressing Northern Food Insecurity.

10 Innovations Changing How the UN Delivers Food

The mission to end global hunger is evolving alongside technology.
M.J. Altman | World Food Program USA

As technology adapts and smarter solutions emerge, WFP is testing and deploying bold new tools to carry out its global, lifesaving mission of delivering food to families in need.

From growing fresh food without soil to using drone technology to map areas affected by natural disaster, these groundbreaking approaches are transforming how the world’s leading hunger-fighting agency feeds people across the globe.

Wendy’s Recognizes 10 Employees for Giving Back to Their Local Communities

Kelly Cole named Wendy’s Community Ambassador of the Year for Volunteer Efforts with KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic
Press Release

DUBLIN, Ohio, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Give Something Back and Do The Right Thing are two core values important to The Wendy’s Company, and employees live these values in a variety of ways.  Each year, Wendy’s is proud to recognize employees and all they do to make a positive impact in their communities through its Community Ambassador Grant Program.  Ten Wendy’s employees are recognized for exemplary volunteer efforts in their communities with a $2,500 grant to an organization they support with their time, talents, and resources.  The Community Ambassador of the Year is selected from th

A Leadership Perspective from the Financial Services Sector


Originally posted by Pamela Paton, Financial Services Executive and former Common Impact Board Member

Over the past few days we've talked a lot about ways in which companies and nonprofits can work together to close the leadership gap. But, many of you may be wondering what that looks like on the individual level. We're excited to share a blog post from one of our former Board Members on her perspective of what it takes to be a successful leader.

A Cross Sector Approach to Closing the Gender Gap

by Danielle Holly

We're inspired by the momentum of International Women's Day yesterday and eager to keep the conversation going. Today we're bringing back a few key ways that all sectors can work together to close the gender gap - specifically through skills-based volunteering initiatives. 


Millions of Volunteers Join Iconic Community Improvement Nonprofit to Champion Clean, Green and Beautiful Communities

Keep America Beautiful launches 2018 Great American Cleanup; nation’s largest community improvement program
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The 20th anniversary of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program, officially kicks off on the first day of spring – Tuesday, March 20 – with thousands of cleaning, greening and beautification events scheduled across America through the spring, summer and fall. Many Keep America Beautiful affiliates in warmer regions have already started their Great American Cleanup campaigns.


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