Nonprofits

Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Arrives in New Orleans, LA; Thousands to Receive Health, Nutrition and Wellness Programming

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NEW YORK, May 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced New Orleans as its eighth Healthy Cities location and officially kicked off the program with a playground build at Lake Forest Charter School.  Working with Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans, the program aims to provide over 1,000 children in need and their families with more than 600,000 healthy meals, 1,800 medical screenings, expanded nutrition education programs, and safe play spaces.

Electronic Payments Allow Charities to Focus on the Things That Matter

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Before we climb on to our soapbox to discuss one of our favorite automation efficiency topics, we wanted to start with a kick-off question: when was the last time you sent someone a letter in the mail? As in, you got some paper stock, you typed or wrote out your message, folded it neatly, inserted it into an envelope, purchased a stamp and walked it to the mailbox or post office to wait the appropriate number of days for it to arrive at its intended destination (in some cases never knowing if it did). Has it been a while? 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Employees to Volunteer Skills and Expertise to New Orleans’ Nonprofits

Top-performing employees from around the world will provide on-the-ground expertise to help disadvantaged youth, fostering entrepreneurship and creating economic development opportunities
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New Orleans, May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced that a team of its top employees will travel to New Orleans to help strengthen the city’s nonprofit community. These employees from around the globe will utilize their business skills and expertise to help select nonprofit organizations increase capacity, create economic opportunity and encourage more widely shared prosperity in the city.

Building on JPMorgan Chase’s 180-year history and deep commitment in New Orleans,

Data for Social Good: Helping Nonprofits Enter the Digital Age

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

While governments and businesses have reaped big benefits from the revolution in big data and software analytics, nonprofits sometimes lag behind the public and private sectors when it comes to adopting advanced machine learning techniques.

TWC Prepares to Open 20th Learning Lab in New York City

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Next month, Time Warner Cable will open its 20th Learning Lab at the Chinese-American Planning Council in Flushing, Queens. Our Learning Lab initiative provides underserved New York City residents with access to free WiFi and state of the art computers, through partnering with local nonprofits.

Rebuilding Together: Our Story

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Together we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Learn more about Rebuilding Together at: www.rebuildingtogether.org.

Rebuilding Together Names Caroline Blakely as President and CEO; Sherry Chris as Board Chair

The two real estate executives will lead expansion of national reach and impact
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The national board of directors of Rebuilding Together today announced that Caroline Blakely has joined the organization as President and CEO. Blakely will be responsible for the overall management of Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit that transforms the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizes communities.  Sherry Chris, who is President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, was elected chair of the national board of directors.

Self-Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital

Making Money & Making a Difference
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[Article from the January 2016 issue of GreenMoney Journal]

Self Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital 

By Melissa Malkin-Weber, Sustainability Director, Self-Help Credit Union

When I finished graduate school in 1994, I wanted to build a meaningful career using my training in law and public health. More specifically, I had two major goals: to create a more sustainable planet, and to invest my money in a way that was consistent with my social justice values. Ideally, I would weave the two together.

Watch Online: Not your Mother’s Oldsmobile - The New Role of Nonprofit Boards and How to Make them Work for You

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Booz Allen’s most recent Nonprofit Speaker Series event, “Not your Mother’s Oldsmobile - The New Role of Nonprofit Boards and How to Make them Work for You,” is now available for free viewing online.

Time Warner Cable Hosts Cyber Resiliency Summit to Help Businesses and Non-Profits Prevent Cyber Attacks

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Cybercrime was estimated in 2014 to cost the global economy upwards of $575 billion annually. Earlier this year, Time Warner Cable Business Class conducted its second annual small business technology survey and found that 27% of respondents said securing their network from external threats is their biggest technology challenge today.

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