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Rebuilding Together and Cost Plus World Market Announce Partnership to Support the Repair of Homes for People in Need and Revitalize Communities

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WASHINGTON, November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a new partnership with specialty retailer Cost Plus World Market, to provide critical home repairs to our neighbors in need and revitalize our communities.

Making Tech for Good: Project OWL

The winner of the first Call for Code Global Challenge keeps people connected after disasters.
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Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with enormous force in 2017, killing thousands of citizens and leaving ruined infrastructure across the island. According to Nazario Lugo, president of Puerto Rico’s Association of Emergency Managers, one of the biggest crises in the storm’s wake was communication. Telephone service was down; the island depended on one working radio station and a lot of improvisation.

Long Island’s Most Precious and Vulnerable Resource

By Lisa W. Ott, President and CEO, North Shore Land Alliance
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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of environmental organizations––supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation––who are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of environmental organizations––supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation––who are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

Essential Strategies to Boost Participation in Your Goodness Initiatives

Tips and tactics from industry-leading companies with sky-high participation rates
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.

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Aflac CSR Hero: Carmen Buckner

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By day, Aflac CSR Hero Carmen Buckner works at one of the Best Places to Work in Information Technology, according to Computerworld. Outside of work, you might find him demonstrating the Aflac Way with purpose by volunteering as a little league umpire or building a home with Habitat for Humanity.

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

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.

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