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Timberland Kicks Off 26th Year of Path of Service™ Volunteer Program With In-House Event to Benefit the American Heart Association

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Last year, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Path of ServiceTM volunteer program, which offers employees up to 40 paid hours each year to serve in their communities. The brand finished the year strong by engaging employees at its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters to serve 200 families through the annual Holiday Giving Tree.

Points of Light Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through National Day of Service

Hundreds of thousands of people across the country will participate in the largest volunteer day of the year, improving their communities and addressing issues facing our nation through volunteer service and civic dialogue
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ATLANTA, January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light, with support from KPMG Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service, will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan.

Honoring MLK Day With Personal Commitments to Volunteering and Service

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MLK Day of Service is an opportunity to remember history and re-commit ourselves as citizens by volunteering in service to one another. It is also a time to consider how much work still remains to fulfill Dr. King’s dream. We at Common Impact believe service is a powerful tool for strengthening the communities in which we live and work. At the end of last year, our staff spent some time reflecting on (and discovering!) what truly motivates us to do the work we do every day to fulfill Common Impact's mission.

MLK Day Employee Volunteer Spotlight: Stephanie Burgess

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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service, we are spotlighting an incredible story from Stephanie Burgess, one of our outstanding skills-based volunteers from Charles Schwab. Thank you, Stephanie, for sharing your heartfelt story with us and for allowing us to see the true impact that skills-based volunteering can have, both for the volunteer and the nonprofit organization.

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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service, we are spotlighting an incredible story from Stephanie Burgess, one of our outstanding skills-based volunteers from Charles Schwab. Thank you, Stephanie, for sharing your heartfelt story with us and for allowing us to see the true impact that skills-based volunteering can have, both for the volunteer and the nonprofit organization.

The Gift of Time: Why Volunteering Can Be a Four-Way Win

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In honor of MLK Day on Monday, we are spotlighting an inspiring story from Steve Neff, one of Common Impact's board members and Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity Investments. Steve's commitment to service and dedication to volunteerism provides our team with the motivation to continue to fulfill our mission of strengthening the local communities in which we live and work on a daily basis.

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In honor of MLK Day on Monday, we are spotlighting an inspiring story from Steve Neff, one of Common Impact's board members and Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity Investments. Steve's commitment to service and dedication to volunteerism provides our team with the motivation to continue to fulfill our mission of strengthening the local communities in which we live and work on a daily basis.

MLK Day Employee Volunteer Spotlight: John Ketner

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As MLK Day approaches, Common Impact is encouraging our partners to make it a day "on," not a day off. To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's legacy were lifting up our inspiring employee volunteers who have a strong commitment to civic engagement and are deeply involved in strengthening the livelihood of their local communities. Over the past two decades, our partners have leveraged skills-based volunteering as a way to address our communities most pressing challenges. We hope that the stories we share this week will activate others to get involved on MLK Day of Service.

What Could Your Nonprofit Accomplish This Year With the Support of Skilled Volunteers?

Jump-start your 2018 goals with help from the Taproot Foundation.
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January 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nonprofit work can be frustrating when you find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of volunteers skilled in design, tech, fundraising, and more, you can make those plans happen in 2018.

Humana Is No. 1 in “JUST 100 List” Health Care Providers Industry Sector

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Humana has again been named one of America’s most JUST companies, ranking No. 1 in the Health Care Providers industry on JUST Capital and Forbes magazine’s JUST 100 List.

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates a Year of Beautiful Moments

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As 2017 comes to a close, Keep America Beautiful looks back with pride and a sense of accomplishment about many of our favorite "Beautiful Moments" from this year.

It’s a “Beautiful Moment” every time one of our more than 600 community-based affiliates — powered by millions of volunteers — bring together their local community and partners in government, business and the nonprofit sector to create lasting economic, environmental and social impact in urban, suburban and rural communities from coast-to-coast.

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