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Morgan Stanley Foundation Announces $1 Million in Grants to Local Food Banks Across the United States

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NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley Foundation today announced $1 million in grants to local food banks in 24 cities across 17 states to support hunger-relief programs that deliver nutritious meals to children and families.  Over the past three years, this specific grant program has awarded more than $4 million from the Firm to help launch, expand and sustain critical childhood feeding programs.

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Strategic Use of Pro Bono Can Benefit a Company’s Primary Asset – Its Talent

Integrating pro bono into leadership development initiatives multiplies the impact of a company’s talent investment
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As expectations for socially responsible business continue to increase around the world, corporations are looking to diversify their portfolio of support beyond traditional cash contributions and low impact volunteering. One such way is through corporate pro bono programs. Most of these programs are run by a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department, however there is a rapidly increasing set of companies adding pro bono service opportunities to existing leadership development programs or talent development initiatives driven by Human Resources.

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Morgan Stanley Launches Seventh Annual U.S. Strategy Challenge Benefitting Nine Nonprofit Organizations

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NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ –Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of the seventh annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skill-based pro bono volunteer program.  Each year, this eight week program pairs the strategic thinking of Morgan Stanley employees with leading nonprofits to help develop tangible solutions to overcome key challenges these nonprofits face in delivering on their missions.

Laying the Foundation for a Skills-Based Pro Bono Program

By Spring Lacy
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Most companies have long engaged their employees in some form of volunteerism, often with loosely defined goals around making a positive impact in their local communities. In today’s business environment more and more companies are looking to build volunteer initiatives that leverage the unique skills and expertise of their employees. It’s another strong example of how leading businesses are integrating their CSR strategy and their business strategy to drive success.

The Taproot Foundation Appoints Karen Hunte as Executive Director of Los Angeles

New leadership to set the strategic direction for serving the LA community of social change organizations through capacity-building pro bono service.
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February 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Hunte as Executive Director, Los Angeles effective February 16, 2015.

Karen Hunte is a seasoned executive who has worked for over 15 years at the intersection of the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. She brings strong leadership and a passion to support social impact initiatives and organizations to Taproot.

Investing in Employee Volunteer & Skills Giving Programs is Good Business Sense

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By Sarah Ford

What if I told you that having an employee volunteer program could potentially save you money – say $1,000 to $6,000 per employee. Would you start one?  Or if you have one, would you take it more seriously? 

Introducing the Symantec Service Corps – Turkey Team!

By Gokhan Say, Country Director, Turkey
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Last year, the Symantec Corporate Responsibility team launched the Symantec Service Corps, a month-long pro bono initiative designed to support Symantec’s commitment to making positive social impact, building cultural awareness, and developing leaders across all levels of the organization, all while helping to enhance Symantec’s brand and reputation.

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