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A Passion for Purpose and Resilience in Learning at IBM Canada

By Carolyn Murphy
Blog

One thing that our final three IBM Service Corps (ISC) projects in Canada have in common – they’re focused on executing two elements of IBM’s Corporate Social Responsibility mission: improving education and skills development as well as supporting community resilience. In response to COVID-19, IBM Canada has partnered with the social purpose sector to address the sector’s digital transformation needs; build a demand-led Good Jobs pilot; and, help educators and students better access STEM curriculum and resources.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Illuminate a Brighter World

By Marisa Schafer, Head of Citizen Philanthropy, VMware
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Reflecting on 10 years of Citizen Philanthropy

Benevity Helps Microsoft Bing Raise $1.5 Million for Nonprofits

With every search, Bing users earn rewards that are donated to a cause of the user’s choice and matched by Microsoft
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that Give with Bing users have donated Microsoft Rewards points valued at over US$1.5 million to more than 30,000 nonprofit organizations around the world, including matching funds contributed by Microsoft since April. Microsoft will continue to match donations under the Give with Bing program through December 31, 2020, doubling the impact for nonprofits this holiday season.

Human Rights: A Year of Challenges, Progress and More Work to Do

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At the center of our human rights policy is a belief in the principles of equality, equity and non-discrimination and a commitment to treating all individuals with respect, dignity and kindness. On Human Rights Day we want to take a moment to look back at the progress we’ve made in 2020 and what’s to come in the year ahead. 

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Empowering Unique Abilities

Celebrating a decade-long partnership with Project SEARCH
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Joe Breeden works quietly — assembling and inspecting catheters inside the clean room at a Medtronic manufacturing site in Plymouth, Minnesota. His managers rave about his work ethic and attendance record, but it’s something else about Breeden that makes his work even more remarkable.

Salesforce and Service: Kim Lundgren's Pro Bono Story and Suggestions for Volunteers

Many volunteers like Kim Lundgren do pro bono service because they love what they do and want to give what they’re great at to others.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Women Helping Women in the Workforce: Together We Bake's Recipe for Success

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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Getting to Work by Going Remote: How Stacks+Joules Is Empowering Students in 2020

Stacks+Joules bridges the tech opportunity gap with a specialized curriculum that prepares their students for well-paying, meaningful jobs. Pro bono experts have played a key role in helping them grow.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.

 

The world of work is evolving, and the underserved, returning citizens, and those with barriers to employment are being left behind. Workforce development organizations make sure that people in need of jobs get the training and services they need to find careers and thrive.

Companies All-In on #GivingTuesday During Uncertain Year

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With the economic strain of the pandemic causing people to give less and in different ways, events like GivingTuesday are even more important than ever. While point of sale donations may be seeing a decline, the virtual nature of GivingTuesday means individuals can donate from their laptops or in their homes, which is especially important as COVID cases rise.

One Day To Celebrate Volunteers and a Lifetime of Thanks

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There are more than one billion of them in the world. And they all share one idea: to help others.

They are volunteers. Building homes. Mentoring students. Serving meals. Using professional skills to address societal problems. Taking time to make a difference.

Every year on the 5th of December, the world is invited to thank and celebrate volunteers on International Volunteer Day. This year's theme is #TogetherWeCan.

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