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Volunteering and Employee Engagement

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In today's episode of the Social Impact Show, we discuss how employee volunteering can positively impact your employee engagement programs.

We explore how volunteering can be the gateway to increased workplace giving participation, the rise of virtual volunteering, how to encourage employee volunteering and partnerships with non-profit organizations.

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Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

GP PRO and Consumer Products Reimagine Opportunities in the Community

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The Georgia-Pacific Buddy program is an employee-volunteer tutoring initiative that began over 20 years ago. The program was established to enhance the academic skills of students at M. Agnes Jones (MAJ) Elementary in the Atlanta Public Schools. Like many other in-person initiatives, the GP Buddy program was suspended due to COVID-19​.

Rockwell Automation Employee Builds African Maternity Center to Honor Late Wife

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In 2015, Rockwell Automation employee Craig Hacche decided to honor his late wife, Makena Marangu, by building a maternity center in Africa near her childhood home.

The two Angelinos had started healthcare charity Answer Africa in 2006 to help eradicate malaria before Marangu, a physician, died from breast cancer.

“The passion came from my wife,” said Hacche, an original equipment manufacturer account manager for Rockwell. “Her life experiences and wisdom made me a better person.”

Earth Day From Home

NortonLifeLock inspires employees to take action at home to support the planet
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By Amanda Davis | Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

Earth Day began in 1970 as a way to harness the collective power of millions of people looking to protect the planet. Today, it serves as a catalyst for action and more than one billion people in 192 countries participate. The theme this year, “Restore Our Earth,” focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.

Best Employee Engagement Strategies for 2021: How to Improve and Increase Participation

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In this episode of the Social Impact Show, we talk with Janelle St. Omer, Regional Vice-President with Benevity, and discuss the best employee engagement strategies for 2021 and how to improve and increase participation.

We explore the difference between transactional and transformational employee engagement and how to balance company-driven initiatives and employee preferred causes.

We also chat about strategies to get your leaders and executives involved in transformational activities.

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While the World Was Sleeping, ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Brad and Sam Were Running

By Kenny Dieglio, Digital Intelligence and Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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It happened quietly, over the weekend, with only a few people watching. In a way, that’s kind of the way they wanted it. 

A four-mile run then a four-hour break.

Then a four-mile run and another four-hour break. Four miles, four hours… all running, no walking. Middle of the night, early in the morning. Didn’t matter. Time for another four.

Herbalife Nutrition Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Herbalife Nutrition highlights employees’ acts of service during Volunteer Week
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In celebration of #NationalVolunteerWeek, Herbalife Nutrition is excited to showcase their employees who have been giving back even during these trying times! Here are a few of their volunteer stories below:

NortonLifeLock Offers Virtual Volunteer Opportunities to Power Change

By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility
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In April of 2020, during the early stages of what has been a long-enduring pandemic, there were people all over the world stepping up to help out in a variety of much-needed ways. Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, declared April to be “Global Volunteer Month” as a way of recognizing those who were supporting the most vulnerable populations during this time of extreme need.[1]

Tetra Tech's Southeastern Pennsylvania Offices Win Company's 2020 Community Service Achievement Award for Supporting Veterans

Donating our time and expertise to support our veterans and local community
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Tetra Tech’s Southeastern Pennsylvania offices organized and implemented multiple landscaping and service projects at Washington Crossing National Cemetery (WCNC) in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, using their engineering expertise to support veterans and give back to the local community.

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