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Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 27: Kathleen LaValle, Dallas CASA

Celebrating International Youth Day
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In honor of International Youth Day on August 12th, Common Impact's Pro Bono Perspectives podcast is revisiting a past episode with Kathleen LaValle, President & CEO of Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). This nonprofit is dedicated to recruiting, training and supervising community volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and help ensure they have safe, permanent homes where they can thrive.

Sesame Street and PSEG Foundation Partner for “Brave, Strong, Resilient”

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The PSEG Foundation partnered with Sesame Workshop to build on the emergency preparedness and response programs “Let’s Get Ready” and “Here for Each Other,” with a new program – “Brave, Strong, Resilient” – that will help children and families to cope with day-to-day challenges as well as emergency situations.

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises and Kinder Unite for a Social Responsibility Project

The historic Ferrero Group brand comes on board Costa's ships with Kinder+Sport Joy of moving
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 CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy, May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kinder and Costa Cruises sign an important partnership based on shared values to bring the Kinder+Sport Joy of moving” project and the right to play into the life of children, on board and on land, all over the world.

Four-Year-Old Twins Attend Class at the Only School in Their Village

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These four-year-old twins attend class at the only school in their village. Here they are using a church as a classroom. They are lucky to live near the school and water pump, which they walk to every morning to get water. Other children from the villages around Lake Victoria in Uganda have to walk for up to two hours to make it to school, and many have to stay at home to help their parents in the garden by carrying water.

Duke Energy Named Corporate Champion for Women and Children

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On Oct. 22, Duke Energy was recognized as a Corporate Champion for Women and Children by GFWC of North Carolina. The award recognizes corporations and businesses for their outstanding support of women and children’s issues in local communities throughout North Carolina.

On World Sight Day, Global Charity Launches New Programs in Minnesota to Improve Vision for Underserved Children

Helen Keller International recognizes unmet needs for vision care among low-income communities in Saint Paul and Minneapolis
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Today, on World Sight Day, the global health charity Helen Keller International began delivering services in schools in Saint Paul and Minneapolis to help improve the vision of vulnerable children. Recognizing the unmet needs for vision care among vulnerable, at-risk youth in the U.S., the organization is expanding its 24-year-old ChildSight program to reach children in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, starting in Saint Paul.

An Incredible Team of Heroes Visits Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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On Monday, June 25, patients and their families enjoyed “Incredible” visitors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The stars of Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2, Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl, paid a special visit to the hospital, where kids and families posed for pictures with the Supers,  attended a private screening of the new film as part of the Disney Movie Moments program and also met Pixar animators, who created sketches of favorite Incredibles 2 characters for children in attendance.

FCA Supports Education Through Inspired Teachers

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The future belongs to children: it is constantly being written and presents so many possibilities. Children dream of doing great things and a quality education can help them achieve their dreams by teaching them that they are capable of anything.  

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles launched the Rota do Saber program in Brazil with the aim to improve public education in schools by creating a network of collaboration between private companies and local governments.

Lauren’s Last Wish—the ELLE Foundation

By Dean Richmond, Area Manger, Network Process & Quality, AT&T Technology Operations
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AT&T Editor’s note: This month is National Volunteer Month. We are shining the spotlight on our employees who spend time volunteering for causes they care about. Our employee volunteers make our company and our communities stronger. We are honored to share their efforts to make a difference.

Carnival Corporation's AIDA Supports Everyday Heroines with 30,000 Euros

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April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - AIDA presented three everyday heroines with a check of 10,000 euros each during three AIDAprima cruises between March 10 to 31, 2018. Bettina Landgrafe, Anja Gehlken and Sylke Hoß were recognized for their voluntary work and courage by Europe’s biggest women’s magazine at a gala held on AIDAprima last year.

During their cruises, the winners gave the AIDA audience deep and emotional insights into their activities and current projects during the daily talk show in the AIDA Theatrium.

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