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Employees Extend Holiday Cheer to More Than 37,200 K-12 Students

By Kara Burkett
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As the holidays come to a close and students are returning to school, teachers across the country will have a special announcement for more than 37,200 students.  Their classroom project has been funded! 

Boeing Provides $15K Grant to Alabama Sustainable Energy Group

By Lucy Berry, AL.com
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Originally published by www.al.com on Jan. 21, 2016.

An educational program of the Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy has received a major boost from the Boeing Company.

CEO Daniel Tait said his nonprofit organization's hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program for Madison County students is the recipient of a $15,000 award from Boeing.

Avista Named 2015 Philanthropic Corporation of the Year by United Way

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Good People, Good Causes was the theme of the 2015 United Way Emerging Leaders Society Philanthropic Awards in Spokane, Wash. And that theme aptly describes Avista’s commitment to the communities that the company has proudly served for 126 years. Avista was one of eight finalists for Philanthropic Corporation of the Year and emerged as the winner in that category, reinforcing the company’s purpose of improving life’s quality with energy – safely, reliably and responsibly.

The 4 Key Parts of Impact Investing

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The Four P’s of Impact Investing

By Justin Conway, Vice President of Investment Partnerships, Calvert Foundation, a nonprofit financial services firm that has helped thousands of investors channel over $1 billion in impact investments to social enterprises throughout the U.S. and around the world

Avista Supports Communities Through Seasonal Donations

Total giving for 2015 tops $2.7 million
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December 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Avista Corp. and the Avista Foundation announced 2015 seasonal giving totaling $505,000 to non-profit organizations in the company’s service territories in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska. The funds will help support programs, including food banks, energy assistance, shelter and clothing, and holiday meals.

Merry Wishes Fulfilled by Republic Services Employees

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The Republic Services Northwest Area and Bellevue Division employees teamed up to fill the holiday wishes of several children in need from Kenmore Elementary. More than half of the students who attend Kenmore Elementary are below poverty level and require food assistance and additional resources. Each year, Stacey Denuski, Kenmore City Councilmember, coordinates with the school to identify 100 of the highest-need students to participate in the Secret Santa/Papa Noel program.

VIDEO: How are Millennials Giving to Causes They Care About?

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GivingTuesday is asking shoppers to observe the season of giving in a different way: by first donating, then sharing their giving stories using the hashtag #GivingTuesday.

VIDEO: What Motivates Millennials to Participate in Online Giving?

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According to the 2014 Cone Communications Digital Activism Study, American’s top drivers to online participation in social or environmental efforts include:

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