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Industry Leaders Set to Speak at the 14th Annual Charities@Work Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship Presented by Wells Fargo

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Washington, DC, January 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Charities@Work is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of industry leaders to speak at this year’s 14th Annual Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement in Corporate Citizenship presented by Wells Fargo on March 23 -25, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York City.

Derek Jeter Surprises Children at Annual Turn 2 Holiday Express


Although his playing career may have ended, Derek Jeter has been spending a lot of his time in the New York area, most recently catching up with kids in need from the local community. On Monday, December 8, Derek surprised 485 children at his Turn 2 Foundation’s annual Holiday Express at AMC Lincoln Center Theatre. Holiday Express is an annual event that alternates locations between New York and Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Wells Fargo Presenting Sponsor of the 14th Annual Charities@Work Best Practices Summit on Employee Engagement

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Washington, DC, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Charities@Work is pleased to announce that Wells Fargo will once again be the Presenting Sponsor of the 14th Annual Best Practices Summit happening on March 23-25, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York City.

This year’s summit theme will be “Empowering Transformation” which will provide attendees with the tools to set strong foundations for their programs in order to enable transformation within the ever-changing environment of social responsibility today.

CSR Professionals Give Back on #GivingTuesday


The third annual #GivingTuesday is happening on December 2, 2014. Started in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, #GivingTuesday is working to institutionalize a day of giving back. According to a Guidestar report, more than 50 percent of nonprofits receive the bulk of their contributions during the holiday season.

Action Team Blog Series: Organizing Your own Event? Networking is Key

I am an Action Team Captain at the Manatee School for Performing Arts, and in October I was given the opportunity to organize my own event.
I decided to organize a Halloween party called “Food for the Souls” that would also serve as a canned food drive. Instead of charging money for admission, food and beverages, games and haunted house passes, the currency was canned food items.
The event was funded completely through generous donations from local businesses around our community.

Envision the Future of Corporate Citizenship

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The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference is a two-and-a-half-day event uniquely tailored to corporate citizenship and CSR business professionals. Join us in Austin, Texas April 19-21, and envision the future of corporate citizenship.

David Robertston Leads Off Action Team Teleconference Series

If this month’s call set the tone for the 2014-2015 Action Team Monthly Conference Calls series then we are in for a treat! 
October’s call featured New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson, an influential star both on and off the field.

Announcing Waggener Edstrom’s 2014 CreateAthon Partners


Waggener Edstrom Communications (WE) is pleased to announce its 2014 nonprofit partners for this year’s CreateAthon! We focused our outreach on Seattle-area nonprofits and were thrilled to receive an incredible selection of applications from organizations making a difference across a wide range of causes. Narrowing down the applicants to only a handful was challenging.

Boston Scientific Tackles Widespread Disparities in Healthcare With its Close the Gap Program


In America, heart disease [1] is the #1 killer, taking more lives each year than all cancers combined.  And although diseaseprevalence is similar across genders and ethnicities, awareness of risk factors and disparity in treatment rates are not.

CSR Benefits for Business: A Brief Summary - The Minute

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Today’s conventional wisdom says that having a corporate social responsibility strategy benefits business. It might be time to take a minute to re-cap just how. According to a new report by Working Wardrobes, a nonprofit that provides career and life skills, those benefits are several and major.


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