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5 Reasons That Goodness Matters in a Post-COVID World

If ever there was a time to reboot purpose, it’s now
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It’s been a weird time since Goodness Matters, our annual client conference. We’ve gone from an air of inspiration and celebration to one of shock and uncertainty, as COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels.
 
But one thing has not changed. At Goodness Matters, we told the over 400 passionate CSR leaders in attendance that they are the most important people in their companies right now. And we believe that’s more true today than it’s ever been. 
 

Alliant Energy Donates $100,000 to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Funding benefits non-profits and assists community needs
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – March 20, 2020 – /3BL Media/ - Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) is donating $100,000 to the coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts in Iowa and Wisconsin through its foundation. The immediate support will benefit non-profit organizations and directly assist community needs in response to the crisis. These efforts support Alliant Energy’s core value of safety and assures the well-being of customers, employees and communities. 

Together, We Can “Flatten the Curve”

A global movement fueled by collective action
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Benevity Founder and CEO, Bryan de Lottinville:

By now, you’ve probably received at least a hundred emails from the companies you do business with outlining the measures they are taking to maintain business during this time, and the precautions they are implementing to help stem the spread of COVID-19. Open and transparent communication is absolutely essential at a time like this, and we have done the same

And we want to convey a different message as well.

Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $11 Million

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March 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging more than $4 million in 2019, which raised a record-setting $11.1 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.

Each year, Freeport-McMoRan partners with United Way to raise funds for health and human service agencies providing vital resources in the areas of education, financial wellness and health. Resources help ensure children have a quality education, families a stable income and individuals a healthy life.

Nevada Homeless Alliance Sponsor of the Year Sands Cares Helps the Organization Provide for Those in Need

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The Nevada Homeless Alliance (NHA) organizes Project Homeless Connect, a series of service events bringing providers together in a single place to help those in need in the local Las Vegas community. With the assistance of Sands Cares, recently honored as the NHA Sponsor of the Year, the organization is able to better deliver on its mission.

Sands is Founding Sponsor of Women’s Hospitality Initiative

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In Las Vegas, a new program is launching to help more women achieve leadership positions within the culinary and restaurant fields in the hospitality industry, with the support of Sands and other Las Vegas area partners. The Women’s Hospitality Initiative (WHI) seeks to accelerate both the career development and advancement of women working in the industry, through advocacy, networking events and more. Sands, through our charitable giving and community engagement program Sands Cares, is a founding funding sponsor.

Safe Tech Cybersecurity Kit for Kids and Families

Have The Talk today to stay safe online!
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Have you been up to date on how to protect yourself and your devices? Test your cybersecurity know-how with this quiz and activity kit today! Perfect for kids and families. 

Let's Talk Safe Tech

Have you had The Talk?
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When I was 13, my parents and I had the talk. No not that talk. I finally had my very own Facebook page, and we needed to have a talk about how to stay safe online. Some pointers included not accepting friend requests from strangers, reporting anything suspicious and, of course, no chatting with boys. This used to be the extent of cyber safety talk in my household and many other households across the world, but times have changed.

PayPal Funds Research to Tackle Illegal Firearms Trafficking

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In partnership with the Center on Crime and Community Resilience at Northeastern University and the University of Chicago Crime Lab, PayPal will fund the formation of a research collaborative to better understand payment methods that are used to finance illegally-sourced firearms in the United States, and to generate actionable insights and guide efforts to combat illegal firearm distribution. This is part of PayPal’s commitment to reduce and eliminate firearm-related violence. 

Blackbaud Receives Charleston Animal Society’s Community Ambassador Award

As part of the Charleston Animal Society’s 146th Annual Meeting and Celebration, Blackbaud was honored to receive the Animal Society’s Community Ambassador Award.
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A gigantic blow-up Caitlyn outside Blackbaud World Headquarters greeted attendees to Charleston Animal Society's 146th Annual Meeting. Caitlyn is the face of the Society's anti-cruelty fund after her story of survival inspired thousands of people around the world.

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A gigantic blow-up Caitlyn outside Blackbaud World Headquarters greeted attendees to Charleston Animal Society's 146th Annual Meeting. Caitlyn is the face of the Society's anti-cruelty fund after her story of survival inspired thousands of people around the world.

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