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Aflac CSR Hero: Tim Wakeman

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Since June 2011, Aflac CSR Hero Tim Wakeman, an independent sales agent, has been empowering children affected by the opioid crisis with purpose. As a volunteer with Roca Kidz Club, he fulfills his passion by helping local youth through weekly warm meals, fun activities and encouraging messages. He is making sure children in his community have a safe place to go.

Purpose … with feathers. Get to know us at Aflac.com/CSR.

Sodexo Reinforces Commitment to Childhood Health and Wellness Through Support of Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run

Sodexo has co-sponsored the MCM Kids Run in support of the United States Marine Corps for over 16 years.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/  – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, joined forces with the United States Marine Corps last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run.  This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is a lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money.

Sears, Rebuilding Together Support Veterans with 12th Annual Heroes at Home Program

National program rebuilds homes and community centers for veterans and military families in need
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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization providing critical home repairs and revitalizing our communities, today announced it is teaming up for the 12th consecutive year with Sears on the retailer’s Heroes at Home initiative. Sears Heroes at Home is a collaborative partnership that benefits veterans and their families by making critical repairs to homes nationwide.

Webinar: Tackling Technology Projects with Pro Bono

Taproot Foundation and VMware Foundation dig into how tech pro bono can transform the way nonprofits serve their communities
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Technology is a valuable tool for nonprofits. It can fundamentally transform the way they serve their community. But when organizations are short on time, budget, staff, and resources, figuring out how to tackle a tech-related project can feel impossible. Pro bono can help.

How Sodexo is Swiping Out Hunger on Campus

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Rachel Sumekh

Founder and CEO, Swipe Out Hunger

As the founder and CEO of Swipe Out Hunger, I’ve spent the past nine years devoted to a cause – ensuring all college students have access to nourishing meals.

Sodexo and Swipe Out Hunger Take Action to Combat Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Industry-leading program to fund Meal Swipe Banks at 13 campuses and provide more than 25,000 free meals annually
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Sodexo announced an industry-leading and first-of-its-kind pilot program to expand its partnership with Swipe Out Hunger – a leading national nonprofit group committed to reducing food insecurity on college campuses. The program will be piloted on 13 campuses and would establish a “Meal Swipe Bank” at each participating college or university for students in need.

Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s Address Affordable Housing Shortage One Community at a Time

National Building a Healthy Neighborhood initiative makes stop in Seattle to help neighbors rebuild and revitalize community
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WASHINGTON, October 25, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s kicked off the annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood program this week as hundreds of volunteers performed critical home repairs and expanded an urban community garden in Seattle’s historic Central District. The partners’ next stops include community projects in Atlanta, Ga. and Houston, Texas in early November. 

How Taproot Foundation Helps Nonprofits Maximize Volunteers Through Pro Bono Services

A Business of Giving Podcast with Taproot's President & CEO Lindsay Firestone Gruber
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This week's Business of Giving features Lindsay Firestone Gruber, president & CEO of the Taproot Foundation. The organization, founded in 2001, helps nonprofits maximize volunteer hours through its pro bono professional services. These services, such as human resources, technology, marketing, strategic planning  directly sustain an organization’s infrastructure and leadership.

“Good intentions always bring people together from a pro bono standpoint, but it’s intentionality that ensures that pro bono can be effective for everyone involved," she says.

Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.

Subaru of America Takes Part in Series of Environmental Clean-Up Events

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  • Driven by Subaru retailers, employees, partners, owners and Ambassadors
  • Locations include Candlestick Point, Eldora Mt. Resort and Yosemite National Park
  • More than 25,000 pounds of waste collected
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  • Driven by Subaru retailers, employees, partners, owners and Ambassadors
  • Locations include Candlestick Point, Eldora Mt. Resort and Yosemite National Park
  • More than 25,000 pounds of waste collected

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