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Lauren’s Last Wish—the ELLE Foundation

By Dean Richmond, Area Manger, Network Process & Quality, AT&T Technology Operations
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AT&T Editor’s note: This month is National Volunteer Month. We are shining the spotlight on our employees who spend time volunteering for causes they care about. Our employee volunteers make our company and our communities stronger. We are honored to share their efforts to make a difference.

Easter Basket Blitz Brings Smiles Throughout the U.S.

Wells Fargo volunteers renewed a springtime tradition: delivering thousands of Easter baskets to children in hospitals, shelters, and other locations.
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Berenice Martinez wasn’t expecting her son Joshua to have such a joy-filled day as a patient at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. But on March 28, he was surprised with a personal visit from the Easter Bunny, an Easter basket, and his first ride in a Wells Fargo stagecoach.

First Mercy Ships Volunteer Comes Onboard a Ship in Carnival Corporation's Costa Group

Costa offers the opportunity for Mercy Ships officers and engineers to gain experience onboard Costa Group ships
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March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As part of the cooperation announced in 2017 between Mercy Ships and Costa Group the joint volunteer program is proceeding with the first Africa Mercy crewmember embarking onboard Costa neoRomantica.

Rodrigo Souza Fraga, a 38-year-old Spanish national, embarked as a 3rd Officer onboard to gain experience and time at sea. Reporting to the ship’s officer on watch, Rodrigo is serving as a member of the bridge staff for navigation and watchkeeping.

The Connectory Adds Volunteerism to Its Platform; Boosts Engagement

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Parents and teachers looking for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning opportunities for their children can easily browse The Connectory to find what’s going on near them.

Yet the online portal, launched in 2010 by Time Warner Cable and managed by the National Girls Collaborative (NGC), was missing something.

Building a Better Tomorrow Through Community Service and Corporate Giving

Wells Fargo named United Way Worldwide’s top workplace giving campaign; contributed $286.5 million to 14,500 nonprofits in 2017
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For the ninth consecutive year, Wells Fargo is United Way Worldwide’s No. 1 workplace giving campaign in the U.S.

More than 65,000 team members demonstrated their strong commitment to community service by giving $85 million to 40,000 nonprofit organizations and volunteering a record 2 million hours — valued at $48 million — in communities nationwide during the company’s employee giving campaign in 2017.

Wells Fargo’s Corporate Philanthropy Totals $286.5 Million for 2017

Team members pledge additional $85 million to nonprofits, topping United Way Worldwide’s workplace giving campaign for ninth consecutive year
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) last year continued to invest in communities across the country through its philanthropy and volunteerism, donating m

Serving ‘Those Who Have No One Else’ in India

Girls at the Maruthi Orphanage in Hyderabad, India, get to experience birthday parties and more, thanks to a Wells Fargo volunteer.
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Pooja Naidu will never forget the moment, in the spring of 2015, when she first stepped foot in Maruthi Orphanage, a home for girls in Hyderabad, India. “How difficult it is for them to survive a life without their parents,” she thought, overcome with compassion for the orphans, semi-orphans, and abandoned and needy children living there. Wanting to help, Naidu began volunteering — and has been a regular volunteer ever since.

VolunteerMatch and Forward It On Partner to Bring Meaningful Volunteer Opportunities to Corporate Employees

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Forward It On, a web-based corporate giving platform, announce today a partnership to engage companies and their employees to drive social change through volunteerism.

Essity Inspires Sustainability in Local Communities

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Each year, Essity employees at facilities throughout the United States take time to give back locally – all sites contribute in a way that is special to their own communities. Here are some of the ways different groups took to the streets to connect with communities and celebrate Essity’s commitment to sustainability during the last quarter of 2017:

Homeless No More: A Friendship that Turned a Life Around

The homeless shelter wasn’t David Williams’ rock bottom; it was his springboard to a better life. Today, he’s a Wells Fargo home loan servicer who says a Wells Fargo volunteer helped him turn his life around.
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After years of joblessness, homelessness, and depression, David Williams began to turn his life around not long after he arrived at a homeless shelter in Des Moines, Iowa.

On first impression, it might appear that being in a homeless shelter would represent a low point in his life. But for Williams, that’s where he found himself again — and a life-changing friendship with John E. Johnson Jr., a community volunteer, Christian minister, and full-time customer service representative for Wells Fargo Home Lending.

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