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A Timely Solution for Starbucks Community Service Program [Case Study]

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Starbucks needed a better way to manage their corporate volunteering efforts, fast. They wanted to continue to involve not only their employees (who they refer to as “partners”) in volunteerism, but also their customers.

Coming Together, Changing Lives in Carapongo, Peru

By Cinthya Allen, Global Project Manager, AT&T
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During 2017, AT&T’s long-standing culture of service and volunteerism has been highly visible across the nation with employees coming together to support communities affected by disasters and in need in Houston, Texas, Puerto Rico, California and many other regions.  As an AT&T employee, and National President for HACEMOS, our company’s Latino focused employee resource group, I recently had the opportunity to serve alongside my colleagues from more than a dozen countries in a transformative project showing that our company’s spirt of service is also truly global. 

Major Leaguers Shine a Light on Teen Difference Makers

New video series features high school Action Team Captains from Cleveland and Tampa
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Rachel and Hishaam are two teenagers changing the world for the better through volunteering.

As Action Team Captains, the two high school seniors have spent hours of their free time volunteering in their local communities. Now, their efforts are being brought to a national spotlight through the Action Team national youth volunteer program’s newest campaign, “Difference Makers.”

Keep America Beautiful, ISRI Celebrate 20th Anniversary of America Recycles Day with “State of Recycling” Forum

Keep America Beautiful Invites Congressional and Industry Leaders to 2017 Forum Focused on “Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.”
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI,) today are hosting the 2017 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Green Mountain. The topic for this year’s “State of Recycling” Forum is: Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.

Realized Worth Launches ‘Voyager,’ a Customizable Learning Environment for Employee Volunteers

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Realized Worth is proud to launch Voyager, our new online immersive learning environment for employee volunteers. Voyager gives corporate citizenship practitioners an easy-to-use digital tool to train and certify employee volunteers in the practice of Transformative Volunteeringand to easily manage, track and report on training progress. Practitioners can further evolve citizenship strategy by leveraging Voyager to engage and activate employee volunteers to take part in community activities.

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Realized Worth is proud to launch Voyager, our new online immersive learning environment for employee volunteers. Voyager gives corporate citizenship practitioners an easy-to-use digital tool to train and certify employee volunteers in the practice of Transformative Volunteeringand to easily manage, track and report on training progress. Practitioners can further evolve citizenship strategy by leveraging Voyager to engage and activate employee volunteers to take part in community activities.

America Recycles Day Marks 20th Anniversary; Focuses Nation’s Attention on Recycling Every Day

Keep America Beautiful Initiative encourages individuals and businesses to #BeRecycled, #BuyRecycled and #ReduceReuseRecycle
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Celebrating its 20th anniversary, America Recycles Day educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being, and helps to motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers. A Keep America Beautiful national initiative, America Recycles Day takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, and is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States.

Major Leaguer Hector Santiago Shares His Passion for Volunteering with Action Team Captains

2017-18 Action Team conference call series debuts with veteran pitcher calling in from Puerto Rico
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As the baseball season nears its end, the Action Team national youth volunteer program's season is just getting underway. With the new school year beginning, the Action Team program hosted its first nationwide conference call for Captains and Ambassadors on October 12.

Joining high school student volunteers from around the country on the call was current major leaguer Hector Santiago.

Santiago, a left-handed pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, called in from Puerto Rico where he is actively lending a hand in hurricane relief efforts.

AEG Extends 11-Year Partnership with Read to a Child to Increase Literacy in Los Angeles

Since 2007 more than 180 AEG employees have volunteered more than 2,300 hours to read to students at one of Los Angeles Unified School District’s oldest elementary schools in Pico-Union
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AEG, the world’s leading sports and entertainment company, is continuing its 11-year partnership with Read to a Child, a national nonprofit literacy and mentoring organization, as a Corporate Reading Partner to increase literacy in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

Each week throughout the school year, AEG employees volunteer to meet with a student at Tenth Street Elementary in Pico-Union and read aloud to them as part of Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program.

Timberland Encourages Its Customers to Use VolunteerMatch to Give Back

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This article originally appeared on SGB Media

Timberland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Path of Service program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.

AEG Partners with Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to Host Community Impact Day

AEG employees prepare more than 1,400 food kits to be distributed to seniors in the greater Los Angeles area
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In conjunction with AEG’s longstanding relationship with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and AEG’s core principles of public service, community outreach and volunteerism, more than 70 employees from AEG’s Los Angeles offices spent the day preparing food kits at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in Commerce, Calif. on Aug. 29.

Following welcoming remarks from AEG President and CEO Dan Beckerman and a food bank orientation, AEG employees assembled and packed more than 1,400 food kits to be distributed to seniors living in the greater Los Angeles area.

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