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Carnival Corporation and Tropical Shipping Expand Partnership to Include Global Collection of Donations for the Bahamas

Strong, global outpouring of generosity and offers to provide relief assistance drive program's immediate expansion to accommodate NEMA-approved items sent to collection hub from any location
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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

Women Give More from Less

By Kiersten Marek
Article

New research supported by PayPal points to the fact that women give more to charity while earning 19% less than men, and as they age, women become more generous.

Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?
Article

By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

Continue reading on Fast Company

Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?
Article

By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

Continue reading on Fast Company

Fair Trade USA® Reaches $25 Million Goal in Transformative Capital Campaign

Five-year campaign concludes with record philanthropic contributions to empower businesses and consumers, identify new opportunities to expand the impact of fair trade, and improve the lives farmers, factory workers, and fishermen around the world.
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., July 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, has announced the successful conclusion of its first-ever Capital Campaign, which raised $25 million to launch new fair trade products, reach new producer communities, and channel millions of dollars in cumulative additional income to farmers, workers, and fishermen. 

Creating a Cloud Foundation to Grant Wishes

U.S. wish-granting organization Make-A-Wish America is on a cloud journey to digitally transform the wish-granting experience for children with critical illnesses.
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Grant a Wish or Upgrade?
Wishes can’t wait for children battling critical illnesses. For these kids, a wish can help them feel better and give them the hope and strength they need to fight harder against an illness.

This is why Make-A-Wish wants to grant the wish of every eligible child – to ensure they experience the impossible. Currently, Make-A-Wish only has the resources to be able to grant wishes to half of the 27,000 children diagnosed with a critical illness.

More and More Employees Want to Support Causes Across Borders—Here’s Why (and How!) Companies Are Getting Involved

Blog

The demand for employee giving and volunteering programs that stretch across borders is growing. Last year, we saw a whopping 85% increase in the adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution. More than half a million new users logged into the cloud-based program that enables employees across global offices to support causes inside and outside of their home countries.

As Tornadoes and Floods Continue, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.Org Announce Additional Commitment for Disaster Relief in the Midwest and South, Bringing Total Support to $500,000

New $150,000 commitment includes cash and in-kind product donations to assist organizations providing relief services
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In response to the record floods and tornados that have continued to impact Midwestern and Southern states this spring, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org have committed to provide an additional $150,000 in support through cash and product donations.  This builds on earlier commitments in March and early May and brings the total support committed to $500,000.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 42,000 Pounds of Protein To Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Food Lion joins the seventh stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Food Lion joined forces to donate more than more than 42,000 pounds of protein to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $50,000 for Disaster Relief After Devastating Tornadoes Hit Alabama and Georgia

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit cash and in-kind product donations to assist organizations with recovery and relief services
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In response to the multiple tornadoes that have impacted Alabama and Georgia, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed to provide $50,000 in support through cash and product donations.

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