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How the General Mills Foundation is Mobilizing a Global Volunteer Workforce

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The General Mills Foundation’s (GMF) executive director, Nicola Dixon discusses GMF’s award winning partnership with Partners in Food Solutions (PFS). 

Graduating Paradise Strong

Comcast volunteers help Paradise High School seniors graduate for the first ceremony since the devastating Camp Fire.
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By Philip Arndt

On Nov. 8, 2018, the town of Paradise witnessed the most destructive and devastating wildfire in California history. The lives of Paradise residents were changed forever when the Camp Fire decimated most of the town, destroying nearly 14,000 homes and numerous businesses and burning more than 150,000 acres.

Although much of the town was destroyed by the fire, a few structures remained, including Paradise High School. It became a symbol of the community – something the town needed, a marker in the sand that Paradise was here to stay.

FCA Community: Motor Citizens Keep Detroit Waterways Beautiful by Land and Sea

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Even with the threat of precipitation for the second straight year for FCA’s annual volunteer cleanup of Belle Isle in Detroit, FCA Design Engineer Brad Jackson and dozens of his colleagues were ready to invest some “sweat equity” for a good cause. 

The lifelong visitor of Belle Isle Park joined his colleagues to remove trash, plastic and debris from Belle Isle’s waterways and grounds as part of the “Keep Belle Isle Beautiful” anti-litter campaign.

Businesses Gather in New Zealand to Discuss the Power of Corporate Volunteering

The meeting, held as part of the IMPACT2030 initiative, explored how employee volunteer programmes can contribute towards achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ On 26 July, KPMG hosted 20 New Zealand businesses to discuss the importance of corporate volunteering, and explore collaboration opportunities with the United Nations, other businesses, and not-for-profits to harness the power of working together to fuel the prosperity of New Zealand’s communities.

Sharon Schultz: Rebuilding Together Brings New Life to Still Meadows Community

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Rebuilding Together Anne Arundel County (RTAAC), a safe and healthy nonprofit housing organization, returned to Still Meadows last month when they partnered with recycling and disposal experts, Republic Services, Inc., to improve the quality of life in this community that is populated by many active and retired military personnel.

The extended Fort Meade Military Community, located just off base, got new park benches and public trash receptacles installed in the common areas.

MilliporeSigma Inspires the Next Generation of Scientists Through SPARK™ Volunteer Program

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July 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Throughout the year, MilliporeSigma employees volunteer their skills and expertise to make a difference in their communities across the globe. This shared commitment to giving back brings employees together each quarter during a designated “SPARK™ Week,” in which they participate in a variety of volunteer opportunities. During MilliporeSigma’s latest SPARK™ Week, June 1–9, employees brought impactful hands-on science experiences to students.

275 Volunteer Projects Completed During CIT Cares Month

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NEW YORK , July 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced the results of its annual employee volunteer initiative, CIT Cares Month. Throughout June, 275 community projects were completed by 1,700 CIT employees who contributed 6,400 volunteer hours nationwide to make a difference.

Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge Celebrates Another Successful Year

The event has been running since 2006 and has raised almost £4 million for good causes
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Hundreds of people took to the Scottish Highlands for the Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge, hiking and biking their way to raising thousands for charity.

The event has been running since 2006 and has raised almost £4 million for good causes. This year, more than 300 people took part in the routes, ranging from a 16-mile walk/run, to a gruelling 70-mile combined walk and cycle.

Fundraising officially closes in September, but the event organisers expect it to have attracted around £100,000 in donations.

FedEx Announces Next Stage of its Global Community Engagement Program – FedEx Cares 50 by 50

Positively impacting 50 million people around the world by the company’s 50th anniversary
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2019 — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is proud to announce the next stage of its global community engagement program – FedEx Cares 50 by 50, a new journey to deliver hope, change and new possibilities for 50 million people by the company’s 50th anniversary in 2023. FedEx launched the new strategy after exceeding its goal to invest $200 million in 200 global communities by 2020 six months early.

Sysco Interns Join Houston Food Bank to Provide 9,780 Meals for Families in Need

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Our 33 summer interns lent their time, energy and enthusiasm to the Houston Food Bank this past Friday, helping to sort and pack donated food items that will provide 9,780 meals for families in need in the greater Houston area; a taste of how Sysco gives back.

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