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Entergy Celebrates Second Annual Day of Pro Bono Service

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In recognition of this year's National Pro Bono Week, Entergy employees joined together Oct. 27 to help low-income community members during Entergy's second annual Day of Pro Bono Service.

Forty-five attorneys and law students, including 18 Entergy attorneys, collaborated to support a virtual legal clinic created and organized by Entergy, answering questions submitted to freelegalanswers.org by low-income community members throughout the service area in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Common Impact Study: Making Long-Term Impact Through a Day of Skilled Service

A closer look at how skilled volunteerism can build sustainable capacity for the social sector
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Many of the companies we work with at Common Impact host a Day of Service as a way to give back to their local communities. According to the most recent CECP Giving In Numbers, days of service are one of the most popular corporate volunteer programs with more than 77% of US companies offering this type of opportunity to employees. Currently, most days of service engage teams in volunteer projects like building a home, cleaning a local park or packing groceries at a food bank.

Taproot Foundation Appoints Lindsay Firestone Gruber as President and CEO

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SAN FRANCISCO,  June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Lindsay Firestone Gruber as the organization’s new President and CEO. Gruber has been on staff with Taproot for 14 years and has served as the organization’s Chief Program Officer since 2016.

Taproot Foundation Joins IMPACT 2030 as a Founding Stakeholder to Support U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Engaging employees in pro bono service is an impactful way to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Taproot brings expertise in mobilizing corporate skilled volunteers to deliver critical resources to nonprofits.
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NEW YORK, October 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Taproot Foundation joins IMPACT 2030 as a Founding Stakeholder to work together with other leaders in the volunteer and corporate social responsibility communities, to bring the skills of business professionals to address the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

How Are You Engaging on 9/11 Day?

Here’s how your nonprofit organization can capture the enthusiasm of new supporters looking to do something positive to honor 9/11.
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9/11 Day of Service invites millions of people to do a good deed to honor 9/11 in a postive way. Your nonprofit can capture the enthusiasm of new volunteers by tapping into their business skills, not just their hands-on skills.  Visit Taproot+, Taproot’s online service that connects nonprofit organizations to a curated group of skilled professionals in marketing, IT, finance, HR, and strategy management. Post a project before 9/11.

 

 

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9/11 Day of Service invites millions of people to do a good deed to honor 9/11 in a postive way. Your nonprofit can capture the enthusiasm of new volunteers by tapping into their business skills, not just their hands-on skills.  Visit Taproot+, Taproot’s online service that connects nonprofit organizations to a curated group of skilled professionals in marketing, IT, finance, HR, and strategy management. Post a project before 9/11.

 

 

The CSR Scoop - 7/29/2015

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Common Impact’s Jackie Hodgson is guest writing this week’s SCOOP, and has everything you need to get you over the Wednesday hump.  Read on to learn more about the supply and demand of skilled volunteers, the new focus on multivocal leadership skills, and more!


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The CSR Scoop - 6/19/2015

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With summer upon us, we look forward to sunshine-filled weekends, and of course, our weekly roundup of the latest and greatest in the cross-sector space! This week’s Scoop features articles about purpose-driven business, the importance of both top-down and bottom-up involvement in corporate culture, and transformative volunteering. Read on to enjoy some of our favorites!


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The CSR Scoop - 6/12/2015

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It’s Friday – time for the CSR Scoop, your roundup of the latest ideas, initiatives, and strategies that are driving our businesses and communities towards positive social change. Enjoy this week’s edition, which features articles about employee giving, volunteering time-off, philanthropic trends, those pesky millennials and much, much more.


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