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Helping Pups Strut Their Stuff in Support of Domestic Violence Victims

By Pennie Vakkas - Paralegal, Law Department, PSEG Long Island
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When people help others, it’s satisfying to know that you have made a positive difference for someone else. Volunteering is important to me because it gives me a sense of community and giving back to that community is extremely important.

Telling Your Pro Bono Story in Action: Morgan Stanley

How Morgan Stanley's team taps into the power of storytelling
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For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

Telling Your Pro Bono Story in Action: VMware Foundation

How VMware Foundation's team taps into the power of storytelling
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For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

Bringing Pro Bono Stories to Life | Taproot Foundation's Advisory Service Newsletter

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Good stories spark admiration. Great stories spark action. 

Pro bono service has the ingredients for a great story—diverse perspective, cross-sector collaboration, personal and professional growth, all in service of positive social change. But we know storytelling isn't that simple. 

Duke Energy Grants $205,000 to Seven Projects to Eliminate Blight, Drive Redevelopment and Job Growth in Greater Cincinnati’s Urban Cores

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  • Urban Revitalization grants provide much-needed gap funding for redevelopment and restoration of buildings in Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio
  • A proven catalyst for economic development and job growth in communities
  • Nearly $2.4 million in Urban Revitalization grants to 72 projects across Greater Cincinnati since 2011
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  • Urban Revitalization grants provide much-needed gap funding for redevelopment and restoration of buildings in Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio
  • A proven catalyst for economic development and job growth in communities
  • Nearly $2.4 million in Urban Revitalization grants to 72 projects across Greater Cincinnati since 2011

IOC Announces Latest List of Global Young Change-Maker Initiatives

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This year’s International Youth Day theme is “transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all young people. A perfect opportunity to shine a light on the Young Change-maker (YCM) Programme. Now in its fourth year and more ambitious than ever, it helps young leaders deliver transformative projects in their local communities promoting social inclusion, gender equality and education through sport.

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This year’s International Youth Day theme is “transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all young people. A perfect opportunity to shine a light on the Young Change-maker (YCM) Programme. Now in its fourth year and more ambitious than ever, it helps young leaders deliver transformative projects in their local communities promoting social inclusion, gender equality and education through sport.

The Impact of Design Through Social Good

Sappi North America highlights winning projects of Ideas that Matter program
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For the past 19 years, Sappi has empowered great ideas by supporting designers that use their time and talent for good. Since the inception of the Ideas that Matter program, Sappi has donated over $13 million in grants to support more than 500 charities. Sappi is giving back by encouraging local initiatives and making a difference in communities around the United States and around the world.

Prosperity Gardens in Champaign, Illinois

Sappi Grant Publishes Children's Book on Diversity and Inclusion for Westbrook, Maine Schools

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Through the Employee Ideas that Matter program, Sappi employees bring their charitable ideas to life. Employees apply for direct funding to the nonprofit organizations that they are most passionate about, and the winners share $25,000 in corporate giving to support their selected causes. Funding can be used in many ways—from financing a project, sponsoring a trail cleanup, or providing new equipment or supplies.

VICKS Long Way Home #TouchOfCare

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Vicks is partnering with Mission Australia and Coles to help people experiencing homelessness in Australia.

We, at Vicks, believe that everyone deserves the #TouchOfCare, especially those who have been brought down by life’s hardships. Because a single person who cares can be the support you need to lift yourself up.

Duke Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 in Grants to Address Opioid Addiction in 11 Indiana Counties

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

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