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FedEx Team Members Around the Country Volunteer for MLK Day of Service

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, FedEx team members around the country packed 150,000+ meals with Rise Against Hunger, cleaned up our local communities and volunteered at civil rights museums.

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Your Guide to Giving Back Through Pro Bono

WEBINAR // Use Your Professional Skills to Make a Difference
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Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 10 AM PST  
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Team up with nonprofits to make our world a better, kinder place in 2020!  Make a difference volunteering your time and professional skills to nonprofits in need.

Kick off 2020 by Tapping Into Taproot's Marketing, HR, and IT Support

WEBINAR // Do More with Less: A Nonprofit's Guide to Great Pro Bono
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 10 AM PST  
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Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

What does this mean for companies?

Transitioning New Employees Into Keysight's Social Impact Culture -- One Site's Volunteerism Journey

Hamish Gray, Senior Vice President
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At Keysight, community engagement has been part of our DNA for 80 years of our existence. As a growth company, with next generation technologists, high value experienced employees as well as employees from acquisitions joining the company’s culture regularly, I have been asked how we successfully transition new teams and employees into Keysight’s social impact efforts.

Pay It Forward by Giving Back: Families of Fallen American Soldiers

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All too often U.S. military service members give their lives in service to their country. What if there was a way to give back to the families of those soldiers?

Believe With Me is an organization that recognizes fallen military members and their ultimate sacrifice. The Believe With Me mission is to bring hope and help to the lives of those left behind when a soldier has lost his or her life in service to our country. By giving back to the families of these soldiers, the organization wants each to know that America remembers their loved ones, especially during the holiday season.

Modernizing the Power Grid to Transform Cities

Burying lines transforms alley
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We're going underground

More than 20% of our electric lines are now underground rather than overhead. We plan to install most of our new electric lines underground as well as those that need replacement or upgrade. The cost of “undergrounding” has come down significantly. When considering the full life cycle cost of burying lines versus putting them overhead, the cost is about the same.

Underground wiring is five times more reliable.

Engaged Around the World: Five Principles for Increasing Employee Volunteerism

Written by Pia Wilson-Body and Todd Brady
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In this piece, two Intel leaders offer insights as to how the company achieved last year’s significant volunteer milestone and share lessons learned about how other global companies and organizations can make a significant local impact by applying the time, passion, and skills of employees to drive positive change in their communities.

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In this piece, two Intel leaders offer insights as to how the company achieved last year’s significant volunteer milestone and share lessons learned about how other global companies and organizations can make a significant local impact by applying the time, passion, and skills of employees to drive positive change in their communities.

New Benevity Labs Report Highlights Hot Button Issues Impacting Charitable Giving

Politically Charged Events Drive Spikes in Donations, Indicating Social Issues Likely to Ignite People’s Passions During 2020 Election
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a report analyzing how current hot button political and social issues are impacting the charitable giving patterns of today’s top corporations.

Tetra Tech, USAID, and Government of Malawi Increase Access to Secondary Schools

Launching the Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project to expand classroom space, build new schools, and improve health conditions
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Tetra Tech joined Malawi President Peter Mutharika, U.S. Ambassador Robert Scott, representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Kawale Community to launch the USAID Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project. In October 2019, Tetra Tech and these leaders launched the USAID SEED Project at Kawale Community Day Secondary School.

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