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Road Safety Education Starts Young

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In the spririt of UPS's global volunteer month, a UPS employee from Singapore discusses his efforts in helping young children realize the importance of safe driving years before they are driving.

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In the spririt of UPS's global volunteer month, a UPS employee from Singapore discusses his efforts in helping young children realize the importance of safe driving years before they are driving.

Work for the Heart… UPS Executive Returns to Haiti for Global Volunteer Month

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UPS Business Development Director Craig Arnold went to Haiti In January to volunteer with the Salvation Army in earthquake relief. With the help of The UPS Foundation, Craig has returned to Haiti this week.

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UPS Business Development Director Craig Arnold went to Haiti In January to volunteer with the Salvation Army in earthquake relief. With the help of The UPS Foundation, Craig has returned to Haiti this week.

UPS To Deliver $1 Million To "HandsOn Network" in Celebration of Volunteerism

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To kick off Global Volunteer month, UPS is presenting the HandsOn Network, the country's largest volunteer network, a $300,000 grant to support volunteer services and relief efforts in the Gulf of Mexico region as part of a $1 million, two-year contribution.

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To kick off Global Volunteer month, UPS is presenting the HandsOn Network, the country's largest volunteer network, a $300,000 grant to support volunteer services and relief efforts in the Gulf of Mexico region as part of a $1 million, two-year contribution.

A Location Based, Cause Marketing, Volunteer Mash-up

Could This Be the Future of Cause Marketing?
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Imagine this:  a mainstream location-based marketing app like Yelp, FourSquare, GoWalla or Scvngr that allows you to “check in” when you’re volunteering and earn points from a sponsoring organization for doing so.  Is this the future of cause marketing?  Megan Strand seems to think so.  She creates a compelling scenario of how volunteering, location-based services, and a charitable component could work together to incent desirable behaviour - in this case, volunteerism.  Could this be the direction that cause marketing is headed in the not-so-distant future?

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Imagine this:  a mainstream location-based marketing app like Yelp, FourSquare, GoWalla or Scvngr that allows you to “check in” when you’re volunteering and earn points from a sponsoring organization for doing so.  Is this the future of cause marketing?  Megan Strand seems to think so.  She creates a compelling scenario of how volunteering, location-based services, and a charitable component could work together to incent desirable behaviour - in this case, volunteerism.  Could this be the direction that cause marketing is headed in the not-so-distant future?

The Home Depot Foundation Awards $200,000 Capacity Grant to ToolBank USA

Funds Used to Expand ToolBank to Baltimore, Charlotte and Denver
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ToolBank USA, the organization behind a national movement to equip volunteers with tools to revitalize communities and transform lives, today announced an investment by The Home Depot Foundation in support of its expansion plan. The $200,000 grant will spur expansion markets for the ToolBank movement, with new ToolBanks slated to open in Charlotte, Baltimore and Denver. Each ToolBank will create and maintain an inventory of tools, such as rakes, shovels, saws, power drills, ladders and more, that is loaned exclusively to charitable organizations to increase the impact of their community work.

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ToolBank USA, the organization behind a national movement to equip volunteers with tools to revitalize communities and transform lives, today announced an investment by The Home Depot Foundation in support of its expansion plan. The $200,000 grant will spur expansion markets for the ToolBank movement, with new ToolBanks slated to open in Charlotte, Baltimore and Denver. Each ToolBank will create and maintain an inventory of tools, such as rakes, shovels, saws, power drills, ladders and more, that is loaned exclusively to charitable organizations to increase the impact of their community work.

“Snookied” at the Social Good Summit - A blog by Good Company

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place. 

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place. 

Houses Are For Residents; Homes Are For Families

Kelly Caffarelli, President, The Home Depot Foundation
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Houses Are For Residents; Homes Are For Families

Kelly Caffarelli, President, The Home Depot Foundation

Monday, September 20, 2010

I just returned from the absolute best Habitat build - ever.  Without exaggeration, I’ve probably visited over 100 houses built by Habitat for Humanity and been to dozens of build events.  I’ve never left one feeling disappointed; never felt like my time wasn’t very well spent; could always see the tangible impact of the volunteers’ efforts.  But the one I participated in last week truly stands apart.

Stephen Colbert vs. Volunteering: The Great Ice Cream Challenge

VolunteerMatch Challenges Stephen Colbert To Ice Cream Taste-Off! It's VolunteerMarch's Berry Voluntary versus Colbert's Americone Dream - fans can now go online to vote for their favorite.
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In the rapidly growing field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the singular focus of Realized Worth is corporate volunteering. Without exception, we believe that employee engagement is essential to every successful CSR program. In this blog you will find news and current issues, best practices, valuable tips and tricks, and applicable insights.

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In the rapidly growing field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the singular focus of Realized Worth is corporate volunteering. Without exception, we believe that employee engagement is essential to every successful CSR program. In this blog you will find news and current issues, best practices, valuable tips and tricks, and applicable insights.

IKEA - Going Cheap On Community Investment

IKEA's latest cause marketing campaign The Life Improvement Project strikes me as fairly uninformed and somewhat self-indulgent. What do you think?
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In the rapidly growing field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the singular focus of Realized Worth is corporate volunteering. Without exception, we believe that employee engagement is essential to every successful CSR program. In this blog you will find news and current issues, best practices, valuable tips and tricks, and applicable insights.

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In the rapidly growing field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the singular focus of Realized Worth is corporate volunteering. Without exception, we believe that employee engagement is essential to every successful CSR program. In this blog you will find news and current issues, best practices, valuable tips and tricks, and applicable insights.

UPS Airline Pilot Named Winner Of Top Global Service Award

Honor Extended to Paul Warrington of California
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UPS has awarded Paul Warrington of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., the Jim Casey Community Service Award, the company's top honor worldwide for community service. Warrington, an assistant chief pilot at the UPS Airlines, was recognized for his long-standing commitment to the impoverished and underserved people of Cambodia.

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UPS has awarded Paul Warrington of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., the Jim Casey Community Service Award, the company's top honor worldwide for community service. Warrington, an assistant chief pilot at the UPS Airlines, was recognized for his long-standing commitment to the impoverished and underserved people of Cambodia.

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