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Suzanna Valdez Wolfe Joins Taproot Foundation as First Chief Impact Officer

Suzanna Valdez Wolfe has joined Taproot Foundation as the organization’s first Chief Impact Officer, Taproot’s President & CEO, Lindsay Firestone Gruber announced today.
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February 9, 2021, SAN FRANCISCO, /3BL Media/ – Suzanna Valdez Wolfe has joined Taproot Foundation as the organization’s first Chief Impact Officer, Taproot’s President & CEO, Lindsay Firestone Gruber announced today.

New Holland Presents Best Practices at Career Ready PA Coalition

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Supporting students and investing in the future of local communities is a key commitment at CNH Industrial, and the company is passionate about advancing STEM education for young people. STEM@Work team leader for the New Holland Agriculture brand at the manufacturing facility in New Holland, PA, Peter Caddick, was invited to present the company’s best practices for providing opportunities to advance career pathways at the recent Pennsylvania Department of Education Career Rea

Taproot Foundation's 2020 Nonprofit Resiliency Survey: Key Takeaways

Download the key takeaways from Taproot Foundation's 2020 nonprofit survey on how the COVID-19 pandemic affected their operations, programmatic work, and fundraising ability.
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Find Taproot Foundation's 2020 Nonprofit Resiliency Survey: Key Takeaways here.

The past year has challenged us all in ways we never expected. Yet through it all, we've been able turn to nonprofits for support.

Celebrating MLK Day Through Reflection, Recommitment and Volunteerism

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.

Make 2021 a Year of Giving Back

[Webinar] Dive into Taproot Pro Bono to Support Nonprofits Virtually
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Wednesday, January 27 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT  
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Prepare for Pivots With Support From Taproot Skilled Volunteers

WEBINAR: Build Capacity in 2021 by Teaming Up with Virtual Volunteers
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Thursday, January 28 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM CT/ 10 AM PST  
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Timberland Transforms Its Annual Holiday Traditions Into All-Virtual Celebrations of Community and Service

Over 100 volunteers served at virtual projects to support community organizations.
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The spirit of giving is alive and well at the Timberland headquarters in Stratham, NH. Though the more than 300 employees continue to work from home due to COVID-19, they have found new ways to engage with their communities and help those less fortunate.  Also new for this year was a desire to support the Black community more intentionally, which sparked several new partnerships.

Honoring #TeamDow Volunteers

by Nancy Lamb, global director for Corporate Citizenship, president of the Dow Company Foundation
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To our workforce going above and beyond... thank you.

This year we have all experienced real challenges – whether you are in the private, public or nonprofit sector – every industry in every corner of the globe has been touched by the events of this year. Every employee, neighbor, family member, friend… in every population… has been personally impacted by one or more natural disasters, a global health pandemic and racial injustices.

A Passion for Purpose and Resilience in Learning at IBM Canada

By Carolyn Murphy
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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.

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