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Food Waste: The Harvest is Just the Beginning

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Harvest. It feels like an old word, something people used to do centuries ago. Kind of like blacksmithing and spinning thread. It also feels like Autumn, mainly because the closest I’ve ever come to harvesting anything is picking apples in October in the mountains of Virginia.

Harvesting still happens every year though, and it is the beginning of a journey for our food. If our food successfully makes the trip, it will be nourishment for someone. If not, our food will be lost or wasted, and it would be better if it had never been grown at all.

Engage Your People in Meaningful Volunteerism

National Volunteer Week reminds us of the importance of hands-on giving
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Happily for society, the clarion call of volunteerism is echoing across the business world, and National Volunteer Week (April 10-16, 2016) is expected to have more of an impact this year than ever.

International Giving and Volunteering, and Their Impact on Employee Engagement

It’s time to look beyond your borders and internationalize your Goodness Program
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International giving and volunteering are on the rise, a phenomenon that translates to opportunities beyond simply making a charitable impact on a worldwide scale.

Arrival Of New Orleans' Newest Cruise Ship, Carnival Triumph, Celebrated With Fun Charity Event On Board Benefiting Four Local Music Organizations

Latest Capacity Increase Will Result in 450,000 Carnival Cruise Passengers Annually From New Orleans - Most of Any Cruise Operator
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MIAMIApril 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ To celebrate the arrival of New Orleans' newest cruise ship, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Cruise Line and the Port of New Orleans today hosted an entertaining charity event with representatives from four local music organizations competing for $35,000 in donations to music charities. 

Understand the Past to Create a Positive Future for People with Disabilities

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“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
― Søren Kierkegaard

What does the past mean for those of us trying to craft a positive future for people with disability? Understanding backwards, as Kierkegaard reminds us, creates the wisdom to move forward with a strong awareness of what we are moving away from, what we are moving towards, and what we are learning from the journey.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Mayors Climate Summit Series. Interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

MetLife Foundation and Verb Announce Global Competition to Improve Financial Services for the Underserved

MetLife employees will serve as judges and executive mentors, donating volunteer time to advance financial inclusion
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NEW YORK, March. 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Verb announced today, the launch of “Inclusion Plus,” a global competition for entrepreneurs, non-profits and companies focused on addressing the financial health needs of low to moderate income households.

That's A Lot of Water! Emory University Recycles 400,000 Gallons Per Day

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Emory University’s WaterHub is able to treat wastewater on-site and meet nearly 40% of the University’s water needs, which should save it millions of dollars over the next 20 years. 

Is 400,000 a large number? I suppose that depends.

Global Leadership in Human Services

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By Charles Hooker III, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services International

Keystone Human Services recently developed a five year Strategic Plan to guide the organization forward. The Plan reaffirms our vision and values with a solid focus on global leadership in human services and a life-span perspective for the services and supports we offer.

Within this vision, we strive to make our mission real within diverse communities, lead change within human services through innovation and best practices, and help shape public policy.

The U.S. Water Partnership and Atlantic Council Elevate Water as a National Priority

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Leaders from around the world gathered yesterday at the Global Water Security Summit to encourage the U.S. to elevate water as a national priority.  Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky, Vice Chair of the U.S. Water Partnership’s National Executive Committee, announced the launch of a U.S.-Global Water Security Grand Strategy, led by the Atlantic Council and the U.S. Water Partnership.

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