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Leading by Example: Team Depot Volunteers Share Why They Serve

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Spring Doing season is in full swing for Team Depot, The Home Depot’s volunteer force, but our commitment to volunteering – and our mission – continues year-round.

Team Depot volunteers go above and beyond to make a difference in their communities, completing impactful projects and leading with kindness and positivity. Read on to discover why they believe in giving back to their communities.

We're Not Done Yet: Challenging Period Perceptions to Unlock Doors for Women and Girls

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Juanita Pelaez, the vice president of Kimberly-Clark's global adult and feminine care business and a mother of two young daughters, is passionate about leveraging her voice and the power of Kimberly-Clark and its Kotex® brand to educate people about menstruation and challenge damaging period perceptions that hold women back from achieving their full potential.

Financial Services and Tools Should be for Everybody

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While U.S. financial systems are becoming increasingly more accessible, they remain inequitable.

Signature Volunteer Programs: Two Decisive Questions To Ask Before You Start

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On the road to starting a Signature Volunteer Program? It may be tempting to choose a program by first asking employees what they want. Instinct says, “Shouldn’t employees tell us what our Signature Program should be about? It’s their program, isn’t it?” Sure!

Out of the Storm: Koch Employees' Resilient Spirit Helps Hurricane-Stricken Neighbors

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At the Koch Methanol plant on the banks of the Mississippi River, Marc Hoss was keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Ida as it lashed the Caribbean last August. The Midwesterner facing his first hurricane watched as Ida unexpectedly increased to a Category 4 hurricane and shifted course barreling towards the small Louisiana town between Baton Rouge and New Orleans where the plant is located. The team immediately began to put its response plan into action.

California Love: Tom Tran's Passion for Coaching and His Community Is Making a Difference in the Golden State

In the span of two weeks, Tom, an assistant store manager, helped guide a team to a state title and was named a Jr. NBA Coach of the Year honoree by the Sacramento Kings.
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Tom Tran was recently named the Sacramento Kings’ honoree for the Jr. NBA Coach of the Year award. Just a few weeks before that, he helped guide the Sierra College women’s basketball team to the California state title. His nonprofit AAU basketball program NorCal Dynasty continues to grow and attract both boys and girls to the winning program.

Not bad for a guy who was cut from his middle school basketball team.

Ideas and Examples to Make Your Next Employee Charitable Giving Campaign and Fundraising Events as Fun as LGA's

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When you think of the word “fun” insurance isn’t likely the first thing that pops into your head, but in our two decades of facilitating Legal & General America’s (LGA) Charitable Giving Campaign, “fun” is exactly how we’d describe the employees at LGA and their approach to workplace giving.

Paul Watson of Sea Shepard Conservation Society Interview at EarthX2022 Congress of Conferences

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Captain Paul Watson from Sea Shepherd and EarthX CEO Michael Fletcher held a discussion at Earthx2022 Congress of Conferences.

About Paul Watson

AllianceBernstein Partners With Second Harvest Food Bank

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This past month, AB’s senior leaders gathered in Nashville for an annual offsite meeting, and spent a day partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank to pack +2,200 weekend meals for Middle Tennessee children in need.

About AllianceBernstein

AllianceBernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individuals and private wealth clients in major world markets.

This Mortgage Closing Will Stay With Me Forever

Regions Bank associate takes Mayfield tornado victim from homeless to homeowner.
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By Wayne Thompson

Mortgage Loan Officer Jo Brown had never cried at a home closing before.

But she did Jan. 25, when customer Samantha Costello signed the documents to get the keys of her first home in Benton, Kentucky.

Each signature represented another step from homeless to homeowner for the former Mayfield, Kentucky, resident.

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