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We are Among the Lucky Ones


By Rod Gray

Marfan syndrome. I never heard of it either until my son, Owen, was diagnosed with the potentially fatal genetic disorder in 2014, when he was 13 years old. We are among the lucky ones. About 200,000 people in the U.S. have Marfan or a related disorder, but half are not diagnosed. Without a diagnosis and treatment, they are at risk of a sudden early death from a tear in their aorta.

7 Outstanding Corporate Matching Gift Programs


By Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation

Each year, companies and businesses support nonprofits by distributing hundreds of millions of dollars in matching gift donations.

Making the Civil Rights Movement a Reality for All


Join America's Charities, now through December, as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of various causes through workplace giving programs.

Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence Achieve Safety, Stability and Self-sufficiency at House of Ruth


Domestic violence is a pervasive and insidious problem in American society, with one in four women experiencing physical violence and roughly four million women battered each year.  On a local level, those numbers are equally distressing. A study conducted by the National Census of Domestic Violence Services found that in one 24-hour period on September 15, 2011, 866 victims came seeking help statewide.

Hope Starts Here

Taking a Multisector Approach to Ending the Obesity Crisis and Building a Healthier Future in America


Obesity rates have tripled in the past 30 years, a trend that means, for the first time in our history, American children are predicted to live a shorter life than the generations before them. But it’s not too late.

Hurricane Matthew Impact & Long-Term Recovery Needs


Hurricane Matthew crossed the Western portion of Haiti on October 4 and portions of Eastern Cuba that afternoon. It was the first category 4 storm to make landfall in Haiti since 1964. According to the Haitian government, the death count associated with the storm is more than 1,000. The hurricane destroyed homes, displaced thousands of people, ruined plantations, and drowned livestock.

Providing Youth in Under-Resourced Communities the Opportunity to Reach Their Full Potential Through Education


Today, 51% of students in U.S. public schools—over 25 Million children—live in poverty. Many of the impacts of poverty—like access to healthy foods, school attendance, and stability at home—are immediate and stretch across generations. Only 9% of students from low­-income families earn a bachelor’s degree, compared to 77% of their high­ income peers. And 65% of children whose parents have no more than a high school diploma go on to live in poverty.

LBG Canada November Regional Meeting Series

Press Release

October 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals are an opportunity for companies to communicate their impact vision as a part of a global movement. 

Learn the value of mapping your community investment and social impact vision to the Sustainable Development Goals at one of LBG Canada's Regional Meetings this November!

LBG Canada will be hosting these half-day meetings in Toronto (November 7), Vancouver (November 21), Saskatchewan (November 24), and Calgary (November 30).

The cost for the session is $50.00 per participant. 

4 Ways You Can Support Hurricane Matthew Recovery Efforts Over the Long Term


Hurricane Matthew is devastating. According to the New York Times, Florida’s “Atlantic coast is feeling the force of the Category 3 storm, and the National Weather Service warns of ‘extremely dangerous and life-threatening’ winds. ‘Evacuate, evacuate, evacuate,’ the governor urged 1.5 million residents yesterday.” More from their reporters about the destruction in Florida, South Carolina and elsewhere can be found here.


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