Volunteering CSR News

Exploring the Role of Higher Education in Creating Community

By: Jim Jenkins

Establishing a strong sense of belonging and purpose, both on campus and in the larger community is essential to engaging and retaining students. For many students, college represents their first taste of true independence, away from parents, teachers and other authority figures.

Becca’s Story: Help Me Go Green | Recycling and Keeping the Rez Cleaner and Greener!


Keep The Rez Beautiful has an extraordinary volunteer who has a passion for keeping the Ross Barnett Reservoir in Ridgeland, Mississippi, clean and beautiful!  

Nine-year-old Rebecca (Becca) Blair has been picking up litter and volunteering for kayak cleanups around the Reservoir and down the Pearl River, since she was 4!  

Are Your CSR Goals Aligned with Your Hiring Practices? [Webinar]

The role of diversity in CSR, and the companies getting it right!

At the core of corporate social responsibility (CSR) exists the belief that companies should practice ethical behavior. One indication of ethical behavior is a commitment to diversity. As part of their CSR, companies should ensure that underrepresented groups have not only a voice, but the opportunity to thrive — both in their companies and within their respective communities.

In this webinar, presented by VolunteerMatch and Year Up, featuring Salesforce.org and Omnicom Media Group, you’ll:

‘Every Day is Veterans Day’ for LongHorn Steakhouse Cook


Army veteran Albert St. Clair III, a LongHorn Steakhouse line cook in Florissant, MO, knows all too well that veterans can experience difficulties when they return to civilian life. After his service in Central America in the 1980s, he was homeless for a year and a half.

Webinar | 6 Keys to Workplace Giving Success

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How do you increase participation and get everyone (top to bottom) excited about your giving and volunteering program?

Faces of Olive Garden | Ashley Nocks


At Olive Garden, our team members serve as the faces of our brand and ambassadors of our core values. They make an impression on every guest who walks through our front doors, delivering great food, an engaging atmosphere and unmatched service.

NS Employee Spotlight | Building a Tradition of Volunteering


Before joining Norfolk Southern in 1999, Stephen Young had never been involved in community volunteer work. Now, Young, manager intermodal equipment, is a fixture with the Norfolk Thoroughbred Volunteers. He has twice earned Volunteer of the Year award for most volunteer hours and has chaired the group for the past year.

CSX Employees Host Day of Service at Jacksonville School

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Jacksonville, Fla., November 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ --  As a part of its series of volunteer events across its network, CSX hosted a day of service at Mt. Herman Exceptional Student Center, part of Duval County Public Schools, in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday, November 5. CSX employees gathered with school leaders and teachers, along with the company’s national service partners City Year and Action for Healthy Kids, to complete projects to make the school cleaner and greener, and encourage physical activity among students.

New Cone Research Reveals Millennials are Challenging Employee Engagement Norms


Last year, Millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the workforce. They are our managers of today and our executives of tomorrow – and they're changing the face of employee engagement.


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