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Blackbaud’s CMO Catherine LaCour Reflects on Blackbaud’s Sustainable Development Goals Commitments

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As I look ahead to UN Week and the bustle of activity it brings as world leaders, diplomats, business leaders, nonprofit organizations and others together to discuss the world’s most pressing problems, it’s also a great time to pause and take pride in what Blackbaud has been able to contribute in the last two years since we first made our commitment at the 2016 UN Private Sector Forum in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

On 10th Anniversary of Aramark Building Community, Volunteers Return to Philadelphia Community Center Where It All Began

Aramark team volunteers at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members
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Ten years after Aramark Building Community launched,  Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members returned to one of the sites where it started, volunteering their time at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members.

Aramark Volunteers in Boston Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families at Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Aramark celebrates 10-years of helping underserved communities and the five year anniversary of the company’s global day of service, Aramark Building Community Day
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BOSTON, September 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – More than 100 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members will volunteer their time at Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, to bring health and wellness education to community members.

Aramark Volunteers in Toronto Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Aramark celebrates 10-years of helping underserved communities and the five year anniversary of the company’s global day of service, Aramark Building Community Day
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TORONTO, September 20, 2018 /3BL Media/  More than 100 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members volunteered their time at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre, to bring health and wellness education to community members. These volunteers join more than 12,000 Aramark team members, in 15 counties, who are also volunteering at 400 service projects across the globe, during Aramark’s annual day of community service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

Consumers Energy on Standby for Hurricane Florence

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By Rebecca Trylch

SAGINAW COUNTY (WJRT) - Even though the storm is hundreds of miles away, Mid-Michigan utility crews are preparing for Hurricane Florence.

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Common Impact, Social Venture Partners Boston and Impact 2030 Announce First-of-its-Kind Skills-Based Day of Service for Boston

Skills for Cities Boston will unite corporate volunteers, local leaders and community nonprofits to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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BOSTON, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, Social Venture Partners Boston, an organization focused on engaged philanthropy, and Impact 2030, a collaborative initiative that seeks to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through corporate volunteerism are launching a new model for citywide impact through a day of skilled service.

Why Transformative Volunteering Is Good Citizenship

by Lynn DeHoyos, senior manager, corporate citizenship, Deloitte Services LP
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A coworker recently invited me to a group session at a non-profit organization that helps people impacted by poverty gain and keep employment. During these gatherings, attendees wear business attire -- dressing for the jobs they want. Participants, volunteers, and staff share their experiences and affirm one another. The ritual is part of the participants’ daily routine of showing up, ready to work, learn, and find a path to providing for themselves and their families.

MilliporeSigma’s SPARK Week Ignites Volunteerism Worldwide

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Hundreds of employees gave back to their local communities and beyond during MilliporeSigma’s Celebration of SPARK Week, July 14–22. 

A Volunteer Opportunity Transforms More Than Cancer Care

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As Pfizer celebrates 15 years of skills-based volunteering through its Global Health Fellows and Teams volunteer programs, which deploy colleagues around the world to work with international development organization partners through long- and short-term assignments, a team member reflects on the impact the program had on his life.

Impact at Work: Mission Economic Development Agency Project Spotlight

by Marielle Walter
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In June 2017, Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) reached out to Common Impact to engage the support of a skilled volunteer team in achieving an important but challenging organizational goal – one that many nonprofit organizations are similarly striving to attain. MEDA's mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.

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