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Celebrating Valentine’s Day, Viacom Hollywood Fills Backpacks with Love and Supplies for the Homeless Youth of My Friend’s Place

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The week before Valentine’s Day, the common area of Viacom’s Hollywood office was buzzing with activity as employees volunteered their lunch hour to write out Valentine’s Day cards and fill backpacks with toiletries and water bottles for the young people serviced by My Friend’s Place, a homeless youth shelter up the street from the Hollywood office.

Tips to Celebrate a Greener Valentine's Day

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Did you know almost 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year globally, making the day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas? We’ve compiled a handful of tips to help you and your Valentine make this year’s celebration a bit greener!

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 14 - Daniel Horgan, MENTOR

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As National Mentoring Month (January) comes to a close, we are excited to share the incredible cross-sector career of Daniel Horgan, Senior Director, Corporate Engagement at MENTOR, where he is responsible for building and managing corporate partnerships that help close the youth mentoring gap in America while meeting business goals.

Viacom Partners with the “I Have A Dream” Foundation for MLK Service Day

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Viacom’s Corporate Social Responsibility branch, also known as Viacommunity, recently partnered with the “I Have A Dream” Foundation to engage in a service opportunity in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Making a Difference Globally and Locally: How We Give Back

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Volunteer work has always been a part of Joanna Wolfe’s life. A lead process improvement consultant for MetLife, Wolfe spent her childhood and teenage years working in urban gardens and advocating for social justice causes. So serving as the Habitat for Humanity volunteer coordinator for our Cary, North Carolina office was a natural fit.

“There are a lot of successes that go along with homeownership,” Wolfe says. “This work gets at the issues I care about regarding fair housing, and the challenges people face when they don’t have a home.”

Video: 3 Years of Urban Greening with Timberland

Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities. 

In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.  

Six Atlanta Families Receive Home Repairs in 24th Annual ‘Kickoff to Rebuild,’ a Super Bowl-Sanctioned Event

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s team up to assist residents of the ‘Just Us’ neighborhood
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ALTANTA, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nonprofit Rebuilding Together partnered with Lowe’s, the Official Home Improvement Retail Sponsor of the National Football League (NFL), to provide critical home repairs for six families in Westside Atlanta’s Just Us neighborhood.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Grants $40,000 To The Capital Area Food Bank and Manna Food Center

Funds will support the increased demand for assistance by community members.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md.,  January 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that it will offer grants totaling $ 40,000  to The Capital Area Food Bank and to Manna Food Center (Manna), two not-for-profit organizations. The grants will support efforts by those organizations to make nutritious food accessible to those in need.

Benevity Kicks Off 2019 With a Surge in Client Momentum

42 New Clients Go Live on the Benevity Platform adding 1.2 Million New Users to the Platform
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CALGARY, Canada, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced 42 new clients have launched programs on the company’s platform in the last quarter, as companies seek to infuse their corporate brands and workplace cultures with more purpose.

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