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Gildan Organizes an Annual Entrepreneurship Fair in Honduras to Promote Employee Businesses

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In line with one of the Company’s core values ‘We Act Like Entrepreneurs’, Gildan encourages its employees in their entrepreneurial activities outside of the workplace by hosting an annual fair which offers  them a forum to promote their businesses.

The annual Gildan Gastro Bazar fosters employees’ entrepreneurial spirit and helps them gain recognition for their businesses among Gildan’s employees in Honduras.

Equip Students with Tools for Success Through a Gift for Teaching's Back-to-School Drive

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While Central Florida has seen a 1% decrease in its overall student population and number of homeless students in the area, the number of children in the free-and-reduced lunch program has risen by 2%. More children than ever need essential tools (like No. 2 pencils, loose-leaf paper, and crayons) to succeed in school. A Gift For Teaching is committed to providing these students with a head start for achievement by equipping them with school supplies.

Workplace Giving Campaign Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls to Avoid

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Potential Pitfalls to Avoid:

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Employees should be encouraged to give through education and motivation. At the same time, reassure them that it is okay not to give. The campaign is ultimately about choice, which includes the choice not to give. Even the smallest donations are appreciated. Remember, employees that don't give this year, are potential donors for the next.

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Is Your Company's Giving Program as World-Changing as You Think?

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We all have causes we're passionate about supporting and want to truly make a difference in the community. How does your company stack up though? When it comes to your company’s employee giving and engagement programs, are you considered “CSR Explorers,” “All-pro Humanitarians,” or “Hall of fame world changers”?

See how you stack up to other companies! Click here.

Giving Teen Parents the Opportunity to Become College Graduates and Professionals

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“Less than two percent of teen mothers who have a baby before age 18 earn a college degree before age 30.”  (Source: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy)

Milan’s Two-Pronged Philanthropic Approach to Helping NBCC Know How to End Breast Cancer by 2020

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To date, breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in women across the United States with roughly 42,000 women dying from it each year.

Point Foundation Creates Scholarship to Help LGBTQ Community College Students Transfer to Four-Year Degree Programs

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Almost half of all undergraduates in the U.S. attend community colleges, and many of Point Foundation’s current and past scholarship recipients first attended community colleges before pursuing a four-year degree. Recognizing how community colleges can serve as a bridge between high school and a bachelor’s degree, in 2016 Point launched a pilot program to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community college students achieve their goal of transferring to a four-year college or university degree program.

Indiana University Bloomington's Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale Benefits Community and Environment

How Indiana University Bloomington diverted 300 tons of waste from landfills, kept students on budget
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Indiana University Bloomington found a way to turn trash into treasure. At the end of each spring semester, the university’s sustainability office and the City of Bloomington collect items that students left in their apartments for the Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale.

Providing Food, Basic Needs, and Self-Sufficiency Programs in Fairfax County, VA

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The Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC) serves the southeastern portion of Fairfax County, Virginia. LCAC’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in our community by providing food, basic needs, and self-sufficiency programs through the generous support of our community. LCAC was founded in 1975 by a group of community-minded women who discovered children attending Gunston Elementary School who were coming to school hungry.  

June 15th Webinar: Workplace Giving Donor Attitudes, Perceptions, Motivators, and Influencers

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Between January and April 2017, more than 1,500 employee donors across the country participated in America's Charities' Snapshot 2017 workplace giving survey, sharing what they value, how they make decisions about charitable giving and volunteering, and how their giving impacts their relationships with their employers.

Six Key Findings:

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