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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.

Logitech Gives Back for More Fulfilling Lives and A Better Planet

Together we can drive big change. Through our give back program, we enable people to design more fulfilling lives and a better planet. We believe giving back and driving change are not only our social responsibility, but a key aspect of our culture.
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At Logitech, we are advocates for people. We want to have a positive impact on society and we want this impact to be felt over time. In pursuit of this goal, we empower our people to give back to communities meaningful to them and their work, and we look to maximize our impact by leveraging our people’s skills and our products.

Alliance for Community Trees Groups are United in an Effort to Plant Trees for a Better Tomorrow

This Nationwide Network of Local Nonprofit Tree Planting Organizations is United in an Effort to Plant Trees for a Better Tomorrow
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Local impact happens when community-based tree planting organizations create projects that involve citizens, schools, churches, and government. This is the work of the 160 members of the Alliance for Community Trees program. These passionate nonprofit organizations are the boots on the ground — a grass-roots network united in their purpose of improving communities and towns across the country with trees.

Arbor Day Foundation's Community Tree Recovery

Bringing Hope, Healing, and New Trees to Communities Beginning to Rebuild
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Learn more about the Arbor Day Foundation's Community Tree Recovery program.

Since 2005, the Arbor Day Foundation's Community Tree Recovery program has been devoted to providing restoration assistance for disaster-stricken communities. In 2020, the program was able to produce major accomplishments through an adversity-stricken year.

Tree City USA: Celebrating the Importance of Urban Tree Canopies

With the Benefits of Strong and Sustainable Urban Forestry Programs, Communities Can Thrive.
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The Tree City USA program has strengthened and sustained urban forests across the country thanks to support of Foundation members and partners. From the Gulf of Alaska to the Gulf Coast, nearly 155 million Americans are living in Tree City USA towns and cities that pay particular attention to tree planting, management, and care.

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.

Xylem Employees and Partners Join Together for Annual Month of Service

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Throughout October, Xylem invited employees and partners to participate in the fifth annual Global Month of Service. With the challenges posed by COVID-19, we focused more on individual and small group opportunities rather than large group outings. We are incredibly proud of the ways teams, partners and individuals came together to exemplify how we make a difference in the communities where we live and work.

During the campaign, more than 2,200 individuals from around the world generously donated more than 8,800 hours of volunteer service!

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.

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