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Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 36: Myung Lee, Cities of Service

Activating Dormant Civic Engagement
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Common Impact CEO and Pro Bono Perspectives host Danielle Holly talks citizen engagement with Myung Lee, Executive Director of Cities of Service. Part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ American Cities Initiative, Cities of Service is a nonprofit that helps mayors build stronger cities by changing the way local government and citizens work together.

A Driving Passion for Supporting Veterans: Booz Allen and the Salute Military Golf Association

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“Being away from the sterile confines of the hospital and out on the golf course was nothing short of heaven. Feeling the warmth of the sun or the cool splash of rain drops on your face made you want to heal that much faster.”- K.C. Schuring, Booz Allen Lead Associate and longtime SMGA Wounded Veteran Golf Tournament participant

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“Being away from the sterile confines of the hospital and out on the golf course was nothing short of heaven. Feeling the warmth of the sun or the cool splash of rain drops on your face made you want to heal that much faster.”- K.C. Schuring, Booz Allen Lead Associate and longtime SMGA Wounded Veteran Golf Tournament participant

Essential Strategies to Boost Participation in Your Goodness Initiatives

Tips and tactics from industry-leading companies with sky-high participation rates
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.

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Common Impact and Fidelity Investments Scale Impact Week to 9 Cities

Annual flash consulting event expands to connect nearly 500 employees with 85 nonprofit teams to solve key operational challenges
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October 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is collaborating with Fidelity Investments® to expand Impact Week, its 4th annual wide-scale flash consulting event where Fidelity Investments volunteers utilize their business expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve their communities.

Haiti Now: Changing Communities Through Donated Time and Kindness

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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is spotlighting nonprofits, business professionals, and companies who are playing key roles in bringing the impact of pro bono to life in communities around the globe.

A Practical Guide to Capturing CRA Service Credits

You may be doing all the right things to support CRA, but are you getting all the credit you deserve?
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You may be doing all the right things to support CRA, but are you getting all the credit you deserve? Identifying and tracking CRA service credits are often largely untapped opportunities for banks. That is particularly true if your bank has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs that also support your CRA efforts.

How To Increase Employee Participation with Volunteer Programs

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One of the greatest benefits of having a corporate volunteer program is that it engages the workforce by providing a meaningful and valuable experience that gives back to the world. In fact, a recent CECP study found the most socially involved companies had a minimum of 50% employee participation in CSR efforts!

Engaging Millennials for Good

How T-Mobile engaged millennials through 2 creative giving campaigns
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Engaging millennial employees and customers is becoming more important than ever with this young, socially-conscious cohort soon comprising half of the entire workforce and a giant chunk of the consumer market. It’s no easy task when your employees are spread across hundreds of locations and call centers nationwide like T-Mobile’s are.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 28: Gary Bagley, New York Cares

Mobilizing New Yorkers to Serve their City
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Host Danielle Holly speaks with fellow local change-maker Gary Bagley, Executive Director of New York Cares, an organization that provides New Yorkers opportunities to give back to the community by supporting local schools and nonprofits.

It's All About the Community

10th Annual KitchenAid Day of Caring – Leadership Changes, but the Message Stays the Same
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On June 19th, KitchenAid celebrated its tenth year of hosting a volunteer project called the “Day of Caring.” Almost 200 employee volunteers in Southwest Michigan and more than 300 employees globally, participated this year.

The very first Day of Caring was the brainchild of former KitchenAid General Manager, Dave Elliott and Senior Administrative Assistant, Chris Ringer.

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