When we as a society think about employment for people with disabilities, we rarely think about self-employment. In fact, in can be difficult for anyone’s family and friends to imagine their family member or friend as an entrepreneur. Yet self-employment can be a wonderful opportunity for people with disabilities.
Follow Friday: Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Stories
J.D. Franklin, a volunteer for Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful, exemplifies what it means to be a hardworking man who cares about bettering his community. J.D. has always been conscious of the need to have a beautiful environment for all, evidenced by his involvement in Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.
The Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center Will Benefit Nearly 12,000 Children and Youth
KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Dave Cormack, the president and chief executive officer of the healthcare software provider Brightree, and his family were lead donors in the construction of the new Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center in Cartagena, Colombia. The centers were inaugurated earlier this summer and will benefit nearly 12,000 children and youth.
NetSuite's SuiteVolunteer Pro Bono program matches the technical needs of our nonprofit partners with the professional skills of our employees
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NetSuite's SuiteVolunteers Pro Bono program matches the technical needs of the nonprofits and social enterprises receiving a software donation with the professional skills of our employees. Each quarter NetSuite employees receive up to 20 hours to use to help nonprofits maximize their use of cloud-based technologies to meet their mission. Since 2013, NetSuite employees have donated more than 10,000 hours of free consulting to nonprofits and social enterprises, offering them a resource that they would not otherwise have access to.
"Slate saved my life," is the way John Wiesniewski describes having a service dog like Slate by his side every day.
SSD Sate, a black Labrador, is trained as a psychiatric support service dog by Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), located in Grantville, Pennsylvania. These dogs are often placed with military veterans suffering from depression, severe anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
In today's ever-changing world of giving, more and more types of grantmaking software are emerging in the marketplace. While it's always great to have options, it's important to truly understand which grantmaking software is right for your needs. That's why we've created a software considerations checklist to help you make informed decisions to get the most out of your grantmaking solution.
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Five new initiatives offering assistance to women, and educational and employment opportunities to disadvantaged youth from all over Italy.
GENOA, July 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ The Costa Crociere Foundation (www.costa-crociere-foundation.com) has concluded the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations and has chosen six new social betterment and marine environmental protection projects for funding.
San Francisco, July 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and YourCause LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement and Enterprise Philanthropic Platform, announce today a partnership that will give YourCause clients the option to add the VolunteerMatch network to their existing suite of corporate social responsibility (CSR) management tools.
Interview with Kathy Gu - Program Manager, Living Progress, HPE & Corporate Responsibility Manager, SVCF
After reading Kathy Gu’s review of Benevity's 2016 Goodness Matters User Conference on the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) website, we thought it would be a good time to pick her brain for i
'I Want To Be Recycled' Campaign Welcomes Best Buy to Growing List of National Partners to Promote Packaging Recycling During Busy Holiday Shopping Season
NEW YORK, July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The 'I Want To Be Recycled' campaign, a national initiative of longtime nonprofit partners Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council, today announced a new partnership with Best Buy to remind consumers to recycle shipping and product packaging this holiday season.