volunteerism

Lowe’s Champions Underserved Communities With Volunteers and Nearly $8 Million to Keep America Beautiful

Lowe’s Funds 44 Community Improvement Initiatives Nationwide with $1 Million Grant Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful’s longtime partner Lowe’s has donated an additional $1 million to the national nonprofit in 2018 to fund 44 grassroots initiatives as well as Keep America Beautiful’s annual Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

What’s Your Healthy Purpose?

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At Humana, one way we improve the health of our members is by finding our purpose together. Having a purpose in life and connecting with your local community increases well-being.

Humana Charity Crafters, a group of Humana members in Mesa, Ariz., meet twice a month to create hats and other crafts that benefit their community. By making hats for local cancer patients, the Charity Crafters connect to their sense of purpose and to each other, creating strong bonds and encouraging each other towards their best health.

GM Builds Winning Culture With Diversity

Diversity & Inclusion Report highlights key initiatives that spur innovation and inclusion
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DETROIT, August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Culture is everything in today’s agile business climate. General Motors outlines in its latest Diversity & Inclusion Report (www.gm.com/diversity) how it leverages diversity to build an industry-leading workplace of choice that drives business results.

Reflections on Points of Light Service Unites 2018

by Molly Weinstein
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One of my favorite annual events is Points of Light’s Service Unites. Not only is the conference an opportunity to connect with peers to celebrate best practices and commiserate lesson learned, but it is also a chance to share updates on emerging philanthropy trends and hear from global service leaders. This year’s event delivered on its promise of incredible speakers and insights on the state of volunteerism, and I am happy to share my reflections on three networking and learning-filled days in Atlanta.

Great Gwinnett Wetlands 2018 is Officially Water Under the Bridge

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Pleased to Report Results of Another Successful Cleanup Event
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For the last four years, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful has been proud to team up with Gwinnett County’s Department of Water Resources to raise awareness about the important role that wetlands play, as well as to motivate the community to act as stewards to local wetlands.

Statement From Natalye Paquin, Points of Light President and CEO, in Honor of Mrs. Barbara Bush

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April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - “Barbara Bush embodied strength, grace, and dedication to family and faith. Her life was the very definition of what we at Points of Light hold up and support through our mission, a life that includes service to others. A tireless advocate for volunteerism, Mrs. Bush helped countless charities and humanitarian causes during her years in public life. In a recent interview, when talking about her continued work with her literacy foundation and President George H. W.

A Beautiful Shiver in the River ’18 from Keep Virginia Beautiful

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The folks at Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) had to admit it. They were a bit nervous prior to KVB's 2018 "Shiver in the River."

In late January, Virginia's James River was well above flood stage because of several weeks of rainy weather. But after 10-plus days of gorgeous weather, the James receded, and hundreds of volunteers flocked to Historic Tredegar for the 4th Annual Shiver in the River.

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.”

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