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Benevity Surpasses $5 Billion in Donations and Sees Exponential Spike in Support for Racial Justice

Contributions to causes supporting racial justice and equity increased by 15x in June on the Benevity platform, boosting total giving by 71 percent
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CALGARY, Alberta, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that the company has reached a significant milestone: more than $5 billion in donations — with an average user donation size of $125 — to support more than 251,000 vetted nonprofits worldwide have been processed through its platform.

56 More Companies Partner With Benevity to Power Their Corporate Purpose in First Half of 2020

New clients, including Toyota, Jacobs and COFRA Holdings, bring the total number of employees in Benevity’s client network to over 18 million
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CALGARY, Alberta, July 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that another 56 enterprise companies have selected Benevity to power their corporate purpose programs in the first half of 2020. The newly launched Benevity clients—which include Toyota, Nordstrom, Jacobs, COFRA Holdings, Agoda and more than 50 others—add another 4 million employees to the Benevity network for a total of more than 18 million.

Building a Better Future Through Kindness - Cox Enterprises

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During the month of July, our employees are performing conscious acts of kindness to make a positive ripple effect in the world to build a year that we’ll remember for compassion and goodness instead of turmoil.

Follow our social channels to keep up with our Connecting Through Kindness campaign and read more about how we’re powering positive change together. 

CIT Joins With Customers to Deliver Acts of Caring to Communities

Customer program follows month-long employee social good project that produced 3,000 acts of community support
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NEW YORK, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CIT Group Inc.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Partners with Taproot Foundation to Launch Online Volunteering Platform

Pro bono service opportunities on Taproot Plus will be open to Louisiana residents and organizations
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BATON ROUGE, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is partnering with Taproot Foundation, a leader in pro bono volunteer service, to launch the state’s first dedicated platform for virtual pro bono volunteering. Through this platform, Louisiana’s nonprofits can connect with individual volunteers who have business expertise in areas where they are seeking assistance.

ViacomCBS Gives Back With Virtual Community Day

How employees around the world have found new ways to give back for the company’s annual day of service.
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By Crystal Barnes

For 23 consecutive years, thousands of Viacom employees have gathered at hundreds of sites around the world to rebuild and re-energize their communities in an outpouring of goodwill that was called “Viacommunity Day.” When Viacomjoined forces with CBS—whose employees had their own decades-long history of giving back—last December, we looked forward to uniting and enhancing our traditions under the ViacomCBS umbrella this spring.

Then COVID-19 shut down the world.

Prudential Financial: Going Above and Beyond Through Pro Bono Service

How this global financial firm is strengthening bonds—and small businesses—in their hometown of Newark, NJ.
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As Taproot Foundation’s 2020 U.S. Pro Bono Summit Virtual Series continues, we’re releasing a series of profiles featuring companies who are on the leading edge of pro bono service as we all work towards rebuilding our communities in the face of a global crisis.

U.S. Pro Bono Summit Virtual Series Webinar | Rebuilding Our Communities: Small Businesses

Taproot Foundation brings together panelists on June 25 to explore how pro bono can support small businesses during our current crises.
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Small businesses are often described as the backbone of our communities, employing millions of individuals and providing vital services and contributions. But what does their path forward look like in the wake of our current crises?

Skills-Based Volunteering at FedEx in the Time of COVID-19

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FedEx, like many other socially responsible companies, is pitching in with our resources as best we can to help fight Covid-19. The most obvious way we are able to help is by making our network available to relief organizations through in-kind transportation support. There are a number of these organizations that we support year-round, across the globe. In addressing the pandemic, we’re helping them get personal protective gear, equipment, blood and medications where needed most in a fast, efficient and reliable way.

Launch Your Virtual Volunteering Program in Four Weeks

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Realized Worth is responding to the sudden need of our partners to adapt corporate volunteering to a virtual environ

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