Fighting Poverty CSR News

Whole Kids Foundation to Provide 153 New Salad Bars to Schools Across U.S. with More Than $500,000 in Grants

More than 76,000 Students Will Have Access to Fresh Veggies in School Cafeterias; Salad Bars at Schools Proven Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating for Students
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AUSTIN, Texas, March 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 153 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $502,153 investment will ensure more than 76,000 students will have access to fresh, healthy produce at school. 

Global Citizen: Powering the Movement to End Poverty

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The following is an excerpt from Cisco’s 2019 CSR report. To find out more or read the full report, click here.

As a technology company, we have a powerful opportunity to create an inclusive future by sharing our skills and capabilities with others. Through a new partnership with international antipoverty organization Global Citizen, we’re equipping young people with the tools to make a difference.

Nevada Homeless Alliance Sponsor of the Year Sands Cares Helps the Organization Provide for Those in Need

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The Nevada Homeless Alliance (NHA) organizes Project Homeless Connect, a series of service events bringing providers together in a single place to help those in need in the local Las Vegas community. With the assistance of Sands Cares, recently honored as the NHA Sponsor of the Year, the organization is able to better deliver on its mission.

Seeking to Leave Honduras, a Desperate Man Instead Learns How to Revitalize His Farm & Restore the Environment

Reprinted from Revitalization Magazine
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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

International Paper Addresses Period Poverty in Video Submitted to Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 7, 2020, /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s new video “Fighting Period Poverty in Our Own Backyards” has been entered in the 2020 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, hosted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.

Longer Events Increase our Opportunities to Give Back

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Through Sands Cares, our charitable giving and community engagement program, we strive to provide numerous community volunteer opportunities for our Team Members throughout the year. Often, these are singular, one-day events, like planting a community garden or helping to build a home with Habitat for Humanity. We also sponsor events that span days—and sometimes months—filled with multiple, thematically connected opportunities.

New Benevity Labs Report Highlights Hot Button Issues Impacting Charitable Giving

Politically Charged Events Drive Spikes in Donations, Indicating Social Issues Likely to Ignite People’s Passions During 2020 Election
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a report analyzing how current hot button political and social issues are impacting the charitable giving patterns of today’s top corporations.

The eBay Community Raises More Than $1 Billion for Charities Globally

eBay for Charity reaches major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal.
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Today, eBay for Charity announced that the program  reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

Charitable giving on the platform is on the rise. To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year. Through eBay for Charity, 100 percent of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits.

10K Turkey Trekkers and $10,000 Fund Partners are Moving for Microcredit

Compete in Whole Planet Foundation's Virtual 10K Activity Challenge during November to create opportunity
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Grab your running shoes, kayak, skateboard, or whatever gets you moving and travel 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or more between November 1-30th to complete the Whole Planet Foundation Turkey Trek Challenge to support micro entrepreneurs. Set your own personal goals in November and compete with your friends and family.

Registration remains open for the duration of the Trek, so jump in and join whenever you can.

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