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PayPal Processed More Than $185 Million in Donations This GivingTuesday in a Year Unlike Any Other

More than Two Million Donations Made on the PayPal Platform to Over 163,000 Nonprofits and Causes Around the Globe
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SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced that it processed a record-breaking $185 million globally this GivingTuesday, the largest amount raised on the platform for the global day of giving since its inception in 2012. With a 40 percent increase in donations processed over 2019, more than 1.75 million PayPal customers across 198 markets donated to causes they care about, amounting to over two million donations in total. 

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44,600 Nonprofits Supported Through Benevity's Platform on GivingTuesday 2020

More than $55 million was donated on December 1, 2020, showing continued impact and momentum through global corporate purpose programs
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that $55.5 million was raised on GivingTuesday 2020 (December 1, 2020) through its platform, an increase of 61 percent over the $34 million raised in 2019. This number is expected to increase as the dollars committed through companies’ payroll systems — the most cost-effective way to donate — make their way to 44,600 nonprofits.

Truist Foundation Supports American Red Cross Humanitarian Mission Through Annual Disaster Giving Program

Funding enables the Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
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WASHINGTON, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/— Today, the American Red Cross is recognizing Truist Foundation, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, for supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual grant of $1 million.

Benevity Launches the “Dear 2020 Challenge” Aiming to Achieve 3 Million Acts of Goodness in December

Benevity and its client companies — including First Tech, Jacobs, Mortenson, Zoom Video Communications and more — aim to take back 2020 with a collaborative grassroots movement to encourage giving, volunteering and positive action
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CALGARY, AB, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, launched the Dear 2020 Challenge today to coincide with GivingTuesday, activating more than 600 purpose-driven companies and their people to end 2020 on a positive note by reaching 3 million acts of goodness in the month of December.

Benevity Data Shows That More People Gave More Money to Nonprofits in 2020 Than They Did Last Year

Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple instances of racial injustice, 51 percent more people donated through corporate purpose programs in 2020, with 41 percent more dollars per donation
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that 51 percent more people donated through its platform from January through October 2020, giving 41 percent more dollars per donation, and culminating in an average of $64 per donation compared to $46 the year prior.

Levelling the Odds for Caribbean Children With Cancer

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Surviving cancer, for many children, can come down to where they live. In several regions around the world, the risk of poor clinical outcomes for cancer and serious blood disease patients is determined by ongoing economic challenges, limited access to essential medicines and specialized diagnostic services, and not enough health care professionals with specialized training.

The National Merit® ON Semiconductor Scholarship Program Invests in the Future

by Lana Hall, senior program manager of corporate social responsibility
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Each year roughly 1.6 million students from over 22,000 high schools across America enter the National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall of their junior (third) year of high school by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) and meeting published participation requirements. The top 1.25% of test-takers become National Merit Semifinalists and roughly, 90% of the semifinalists become finalists.

Dignity Health Sports Park Partners With Kinecta Federal Credit Union to Host Holiday Food Drive

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On November 22, 2020, Dignity Health Sports Park partnered with Kinecta Federal Credit Union to support South Bay families in need through Kinecta’s 47th Annual Holiday Food Drive. This year’s event was done as a drive-thru to ensure everyone’s safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. The families receive bags of traditional Thanksgiving food items, including rice and stuffing mix, along with a $75 gift certificate. In total, more than 1,000 families — some selected by the community-based organizations — received bags.

How ON Semiconductor is Bridging the Higher Education and Opportunity Gap

Written by Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility intern
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ON Semiconductor promotes and is a proud supporter of inclusive higher education, as it helps develop the skills and talents of society. With greater knowledge and connections, college-educated citizens help contribute to a robust workforce and healthier community. However, a higher education and opportunity gap is evident in the United States, as low-income youth face greater difficulties in pursuing, financing and completing educational goals beyond high school.

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