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FCA Community: Teaching Boys to Break Free From the Hashtag and Take Action

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The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child.

Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions.

A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool program designed to inspire, motivate and change the lives of young men, Carlton works to equip them with strong life skills through transparent leadership.

Xylem Employee Fundraises for Xylem Watermark by Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

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Xylem Watermark’s mission—to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need around the world, and to educate people about water issues—comes alive through the commitment of passionate Xylem employees such as Paul Raybould. On February 7th, Paul showed his dedication to solving water by traveling to Africa to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and interact with community members in the local area who lack access to clean water.

Why PepsiCo Wants to Close the Gender Crop Gap

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With the scale and reach of its agricultural sourcing, PepsiCo wants to help farmers across its global supply chain become more sustainable. This is especially true of female farmers, who face significant barriers in what is increasingly being called the “crop gap.”

Navigating Digital Transformation - Technology Roadmap for Nonprofits

By Jessamine Chin, Director, VMware Foundation
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VMware technology forms a digital foundation for organizations that are changing the world. From virtualization to cloud computing and mobile technology, two decades of innovation have given rise to a more connected planet. Even as new technologies emerge and connect us, the world continues to face complex, interconnected and systemic issues like growing inequality, access to opportunity and education, and climate change.

Top 5 Trends From Goodness Matters 2019

Key insights on a for-purpose economy from Benevity’s annual client conference
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Imagine over 400 of the most inspiring people from some of the world’s most iconic companies, in one room, talking about the power of purpose. That was Goodness Matters 2019. Our world is changing, and businesses are uniquely positioned to become not just a force for good, but the force for good.

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Xylem Watermark Kicks Off a Month of Service by Volunteering with Planet Water Foundation and EarthEcho International on World Water Day

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World Water Day marked the launch of this year’s Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge for Xylem Watermark—the philanthropic arm of Xylem, Inc. This month of service spans from World Water Day to Earth Day and encourages Xylem colleagues around the world to volunteer globally and in their local communities to bring awareness to the global water crisis.

Yorkshire Building Society’s 2018 Society Matters Report

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Yorkshire Building Society - one of the UK's largest and most successful building societies - has released its annual Society Matters report highlighting its work to make a lasting and positive impact on society. The 2018 Society Matters report demonstrates the organisation’s recent achievements and vision for the future aligned to the key themes of Community, Customers, People and the Environment.

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50 Ideas to Do Good Year-Round (With and Without Opening Your Wallet!)

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We frequently think about giving back, yet we’re only giving about half as much as we intend to. So, what’s the secret to engaging more people in your corporate Goodness program? Making it personal and intentional! 

Discovery Education and LG Electronics USA Celebrate “International Day of Happiness” Discussing Science-Based Practices to Achieve Sustainable Happiness

Student and Educators Celebrate International Day of Happiness by joining Day of Learning Twitter Chat to Explore the Science Behind Happiness
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the International Day of Happiness Day of Learning – a nationwide, day-long conversation designed to create meaningful dialogue around the importance of happiness and deliver new resources and tips for practicing happiness skills with teachers, students and families.

Newark, Delaware’s Kirk Middle School Claims Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Title

More than 260,000 K-12 students and teachers participated in Keep America Beautiful’s national recycling competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kirk Middle School of Newark, Delaware, today was crowned national champion of the Keep America Beautiful® Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for K-12 students, teachers and school communities.

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