Volunteering

A Lesson in Preserving the Earth

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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.

By Sylvie Abrams, Director of Video Operations, AT&T
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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.

Microsoft Philanthropies Donates $1.8 million to Team Rubicon to Support Disaster Recovery

The veteran-built nonprofit will receive technology, services and training to overhaul its technology platform and fuel data-driven intelligence
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The veteran-built nonprofit will receive technology, services and training to overhaul its technology platform and fuel data-driven intelligence

By Jennifer Langston

When Rich Kulesa arrived as a Team Rubicon volunteer in a small Texas town flooded by Hurricane Harvey, he found neighborhood streets still littered with unsalvageable furniture, televisions, clothes, strollers — the entire contents of people’s lives mounded up on the curb.

iCause Is Joining Forces With the Extending a Hand Foundation

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CLEVELAND, March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Extending a Hand Foundation is a nonprofit whose mission is to increase awareness about the poor living conditions and the primary necessities of children and elderly in situations that include vulnerability, abandonment, sexual abuse, lack of affection, and the physical and psychological mistreatment.

A Global Events App for Cause

iCause will revolutionize how to find events and engage with non-profits
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February 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This week iCause will revolutionize how to find events and engage with non-profits. You can log in now at https://events.icause.com and explore events anywhere in the world.

The Realized Worth 2018 CSR Conference Guide

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It’s back! Every January Realized Worth shares a guide of the year’s upcoming CSR and employee volunteering conferences – with a few relevant employee engagement and sustainability events included, too. Based on what we’ve seen, it looks like we’re going into this year with even more of a global focus, and a more visible push to strengthen multi-sector partnerships in the name of social good. Big things are in store for 2018! Check out what's going on around the world this year!

Honoring MLK Day With Personal Commitments to Volunteering and Service

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MLK Day of Service is an opportunity to remember history and re-commit ourselves as citizens by volunteering in service to one another. It is also a time to consider how much work still remains to fulfill Dr. King’s dream. We at Common Impact believe service is a powerful tool for strengthening the communities in which we live and work. At the end of last year, our staff spent some time reflecting on (and discovering!) what truly motivates us to do the work we do every day to fulfill Common Impact's mission.

Scotiabank Supports Children’s Health

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Scotiabank has again committed support to the Bustamante Children's Hospital through sponsorship of the upcoming Shaggy and Friends concert. Since the concert's inception, the bank has 'Dared to Care', donating more than $30-million in funds, and volunteer hours to the cause.

At this year's sixth staging of the event, Scotiabank has again demonstrated its commitment to improving health facilities for children with unwavering support of the show.

Timberland Takes Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment to Philadelphia

More than 57,000 Square Feet of Green Space Restored in New York and Philadelphia to Date
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STRATHAM, N.H., October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announces the completion of its second annual urban greening commitment to create and restore outdoor spaces in the U.S. with a transformative community service event in Philadelphia last week.

Webinar// Taproot+ Live: Use Your Skills to Make a Social Impact

Help drive social change: Raise your hand to volunteer your skills with Taproot Foundation
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Want to volunteer, but don’t necessarily want to paint a fence? Instead, drive social change with what you do best by donating your time and professional skills to nonprofits in need of your expertise. Thousands of nonprofits and skilled volunteers are connecting each day on the free online platform, Taproot+, for marketing, IT, HR, business strategy, finance projects and more.

A Day of Giving with United Way of New York City

By Karen Young
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Recently,  Aaron Womble, along with 22 other employees, took a few hours out of his day to volunteer in Kensington Brooklyn. The group sorted food, set up food stations, and handed out groceries with United Way of NYC’s community-based partner, Food Bank for NYC’s Campus Pantry Program. After providing food to approximately 200 hungry New York families, here is what Aaron had to say:

Is this your first time volunteering?:  

No, I’ve done everything from handing out turkeys at New York Common Pantry to painting fire escapes at schools.

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