Selling Sweet Treats for Those in Need

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"This past summer, after seeing how badly the pandemic had affected the food security of many families in my community, I decided to create a charity bakery, Avi’s Sweet Treats, through which I baked and sold cupcakes to raise money for various causes.”

-Avi A., Arizona

How would a teen in your life use an Action Grant to spark connection and create change in their community? Encourage them to apply today before the 12/31/21 deadline:

When the COVID-19 Pandemic Hit, Our Cafeterias Stepped up To Serve People in Need

A meal distribution program that started at the beginning of the pandemic continues to deliver thousands of meals a week to underserved communities

When the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered our offices in the spring of 2020 and thousands of employees began working remotely, our company found itself with a dilemma: lots of food in the cafeterias, but no one to eat it.

Rather than let it go to waste, Merck and FLIK Hospitality Group, our corporate dining partner, began looking for a way to put the food to use.

All Hands on Deck Against COVID-19

How every division at Merck is pitching in to address a global need

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has touched everyone’s lives, and a task as monumental as fighting back against COVID-19 takes more than just one person — or even just one department. From the earliest stages of the pandemic, we knew we had a responsibility to mobilize our scientific expertise and experience to help address the pandemic.

Dedicated teams across our company have come together to respond to this unique challenge. Because a global crisis calls for a global response.

Flu, Meet COVID-19: What to Know About This Season

As flu season and the COVID-19 pandemic collide, Abbott scientists offer insight into the coming months.

As flu season collides with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people want to know what to expect with the holiday season nearing, air travel increasing and more workplaces requiring a full return to the office.

Q&A with Keysight India Leaders: Recent Community Initiatives and Adjustments Made Through Pandemic

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director, Corporate Social Responsibility

The Keysight India team has long taken its responsibility to their surrounding community to heart and have done so with alignment to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in the country focus on supporting local communities by helping secure livelihoods, imparting knowledge through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, building environmental consciousness, and most recently providing support during the pandemic. 

Global Citizen and the World Food Programme Partner to Raise Awareness for the School Meals Coalition

Coalition Urges Countries to Invest in School Feeding Programs and Join the International School Meals Coalition
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NEW YORK, November 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The international advocacy organization, Global Citizen, and the World Food Programme (WFP), have partnered on a 6-month global campaign to raise awareness around the School Meals Coalition.

Clarivate Celebrates Women Scientists Who Contributed to COVID-19 Research With New Video

Using Clarivate information and insights to help customers solve complex health challenges
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LONDON, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, celebrates some of the women scientists across the company who contributed to the COVID-19 vaccine research with the launch of a video featuring their stories.

Fifth Third Bank Announces Second Special Payment to its Front-line Employees

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CINCINNATI, November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, announced a special payment of $1,250 for full-time employees who have provided essential banking services to customers through the ongoing pandemic. It is the second time the Bank has recognized the work of these employees through a special payment program.

Illumina Supports Canada's Nationwide COVID-19 Genome Sequencing Initiative

Data from 10,000 individuals affected by SARS-CoV-2 will be used to identify biomarkers that can help predict potential risk of serious disease and support the development of novel therapeutics to combat COVID-19
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SAN DIEGO, November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced that its world-class sequencing and bioinformatics solutions are being used by HostSeq, part of the Canadian COVID-19 Genomics Network (CanCOGeN), to identify biomarkers that can help predict potential risk of serious disease and support the development of novel therapeutics to combat COVID-19.

A List of COVID-19 Resources, Reports and Research related to Employee Volunteering and Workplace Giving


We at Realized Worth compiled a set of resources providing insights on how COVID-19 and social unrest/justice movements have impacted the world of workplace giving and employee volunteering. The organizations listed here have worked hard to survey stakeholders, collect data and offer practical insight to help CSR managers understand the broader landscape and potentially even benchmark their company’s efforts given the historic challenges of the past two years. If you know of additional resources and research that we should include, please send them our way and we will update our list.


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