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Aramark's Global Day of Service Focuses on Students and Families, Adapts to Pandemic

Students, families, community organizations and more benefit from Aramark Building Community Day.
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PHILADELPHIA, September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Earlier this month, Aramark volunteers participated in Aramark Building Community Day, an annual global day of service that demonstrates the company’s year round commitment to enriching and nourishing people’s lives.

Celebrate With VolunteerMatch and VolunteerPro at the Launch Party for Season 2 of Their Time + Talent Podcast: Pivoting Volunteer Management During a Pandemic

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OAKLAND, Calif.,  September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/  Volunteers are the heartbeat of serving people and spaces in need. The pandemic is not only requiring nonprofits to pivot from traditional ways of gathering, assigning, and recognizing volunteers, it is revealing to them beneficially alternative approaches to service that many will keep once COVID-19 is no longer a crisis.

New Sensory Room at New Hope Middle School 'a Safe Space' for Special Needs Students

By Ryan Anderson
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New Hope Middle School officially opened its new Kodiak Calming Cove, a sensory room for children with special needs, recently, and "it'll make a big difference for students to have a safe space they can go into," said Belinda Sloan, the school's principal.

Day Brightened in 60 Seconds With Water Mission

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An email from a special colleague you haven’t heard from in a while. A cheerful voicemail message from a dear friend. A text that makes you feel special. A heartwarming tag on social media. Our days are brightened by these unexpected connections.

Well, we received an email the other day from one of the relief organizations we support: Water Mission. In it was this unexpected link to a day-brightening 1-minute video of the organization in action.

OKC Beautiful Partners to Clean up Local Waterway

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OKC Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has joined forces with Riverport OKC to launch a new collaborative initiative focused on solving the problem of litter and debris along the Oklahoma River.

Keep America Beautiful TrashDash: One Day, One Movement

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Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported the Keep America Beautiful TrashDash last Sunday, Sept. 20! Together, from coast to coast, we plogged and collectively removed trash and recyclables from neighborhoods, parks, beaches, and more preventing litter from entering our waterways. 

Sodexo Healthcare Donates $650,000 Ready-to-Eat Meals to Sinai Health System and the Greater Chicago Food Depository With The Help of Move For Hunger and Nelson Westerberg

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $100,000 Donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, alongside meal donation
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic impact. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 139 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from Detroit did not go to waste.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

VolunteerMatch Celebrates National Voter Registration Day With Launch of New Election-Related Volunteering Website

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/— VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, has launched a new website designed to make election-related volunteering more accessible. Nonprofits including Turnout Nation, Open Progress, and Civic Works are featured, each of which offer volunteer actions that can be performed virtually via computer, phone, and mail.

4 Things You Should Know About National Black Voter Day

Over 40 civil rights organizations teamed up to promote Black voter participation.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Exercising the right to vote is crucial to maintaining a fair democracy. The Black vote can impact state, national, and international policies when it comes to ending extreme poverty and achieving the Global Goals. Voter suppression disproportionately impacts communities of color and their ability to support policies and leaders that serve their needs. You can join us by taking action and checking your voter registration status here.

 

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