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Tetra Tech Hosts Backpack Giveaway and Back to School BBQ for Camp Fire Victims

Providing school supplies and joy for the community of Paradise, California, to kick off a new school year
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Tetra Tech is supporting the town of Paradise, California, to rebuild after the town was destroyed by fire, providing both technical support and charitable outreach.

Merck Fellowship for Global Health Wins 2019 Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Gold Excellence Award for Learning and Development

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KENILWORTH, N.J., August 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Fellowship for Global Health program, a three-month, field-based international corporate service-learning program designed to leverage the skills and talents of Merck employees worldwide, won a prestigious Brandon Hall Group Gold Award of Excellence in the Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program category. The Fellowship program’s win was announced on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

National Grid Celebrates Hands-on Skills With Trades Summer Camp

Showcase of trades and energy careers, demonstrations for Schenectady youth.
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SCHENECTADY, N.Y.  /3BL Media/ – National Grid, in partnership with SEAT (Social Enterprise and Training) Center celebrated the company’s first ever local Trades Summer Camp for more than a dozen Schenectady youth, ages 13 – 15.

Ready to Engage Your Employees in Pro Bono Service?

Demos Available of the Redesigned Taproot Plus, Putting Employee Engagement Metrics at Your Fingertips
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Taproot Foundation is transforming how nonprofit and social change organizations access the pro bono support they need to thrive—and how companies engage their employees in social impact—by launching the newly redesigned matchmaking platform Taproot Plus at www.taprootplus.org.

How Companies are Using Global Pro Bono to Create Social Impact

By Gavin Cepelak, Vice President of Global Pro Bono, PYXERA Global
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Leading companies are now more deliberately leveraging leadership and employee engagement to generate sustainable social good. It’s an answer to the question, “How does business shift to meet the changing demands of investors, employees, customers, and communities to meet business and social standards?” For years we’ve known that leadership and employee engagement are important, of course, but they are no longer sufficient to compete in today’s business landscape.

The Power of One – Mark Lovretin

By Mark Lovretin
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Volunteering isn’t something that really crossed my mind. So, as I celebrate my tenth anniversary of volunteering at two animal shelters, I am grateful that I discovered it and am thankful for the impact it has had on my life.

Taproot Foundation Launches Newly Transformed Matchmaking Platform Taproot Plus

Enhanced platform makes it easier than ever for nonprofits and volunteers to connect for pro bono support and for leaders of employee engagement programs to track their company’s impact
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NEW YORK, July 25, 2019 / 3BL Media / - Taproot Foundation is transforming how nonprofit and social change organizations access the pro bono support they need to achieve their missions by launching the newly redesigned matchmaking platform Taproot Plus at www.taprootplus.org.

Aramark Names Diversity Champion Natily Santos, 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year for Extraordinary Volunteer Service

Santos recognized for outstanding volunteer service to women and Latinos in Philadelphia
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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Natily Santos, Director, Supplier Diversity, has been named Aramark's 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year, in recognition of her commitment to volunteer service and leadership in her community.

Nestlé Volunteers Take Part in Lac Léman Clean-Up

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June 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — More than 600 Nestlé employees and their families are expected to join a clean-up initiative around Lac Léman, Switzerland on 22 June 2019. This initiative is part of Nestlé’s broader vision to achieve a waste-free future.

Highlights From Cross Sector Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit

What we learned and what's next for the pro bono movement
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How has the pro bono movement made an impact across sectors and around the globe? And how can we keep pushing the field forward? Pro bono experts from companies, nonprofits, and intermediary organizations all came together at the Global Pro Bono Summit—hosted by Taproot Foundation—to answer these questions and more.

Download the Global Pro Bono Summit Upshot to explore all that we learned, including:

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