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How to Support Refugees Digitally

Breaking Down Barriers With Digital Corporate Volunteering
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April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine has already forced more than 5 million people to flee the country. Many will stay at their new locations for a longer time – and they need employment. This is where digital corporate volunteering can make a difference: providing individual educational and job support for refugees creates social impact, even from a distance. The partnership of Volunteer Vision and Deutsche Bank shows how.

Global Social Media Rally Aims to Drive Billions for Refugee Relief at Pledging Event Convened by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Warsaw, Poland on April 9

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T-Mobile Foundation Matches Employee Donations in Support of Ukrainian Refugees

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The T-Mobile Foundation is matching employee donations to organizations supporting Ukrainian refugees, dollar for dollar, up to $2,000 per employee, per year. Organizations include:

How Powercoders Gives Refugees Skills to Shape Their Futures

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The old saying goes, give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, but teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Over the years this still rings true and the power of education to provide opportunity cannot be understated. The difference we face today is that the ability to access education is intrinsically connected with technology, which depending on access can be either a gateway to new opportunities, or a barrier to entry.

We Can Help: Walmart Joins the Response to Support Veterans, Afghan Refugees

By Dan Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs
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Many of the decisions we make at Walmart require us to ask a host of complicated questions. But occasionally, we find ourselves in a position to ask one simple question: How can we help?

We’ve watched with the rest of the world as events unfold in Afghanistan. There are thousands of human lives at stake. They belong to generations of Afghan people whose history and culture are inextricably tied to the American men and women who have served in Afghanistan over our decades-long involvement there.

Cisco Tactical Operations: Meet Team Member Matt Altman

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We have created a new blog series that focuses on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Each blog in this series will highlight a different Cisco employee who works closely with CSR initiatives across the company.

Perseverance and Team HOPE

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Hope—an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one’s life or the world at large. Hope is exactly what one FIRST Global team embodied, despite having gone through circumstances many people will never experience: war—asylum—becoming refugees.

The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 8: What Two Renowned Virus Hunters Want Us to Know About COVID-19

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This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

Vancity Returns $18.3 Million – 30 Per Cent of 2019 Net Income – to Members and Communities

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May 13, 2020 - Ever since Vancity was formed in 1946, it has used the tools of finance to do right by the world. More than 70 years later, Vancity’s 2019 annual report celebrates the credit union’s long-term authenticity as a financial co-operative. Vancity in 2019: Supporting members and communities in a changing world is Vancity’s last annual report of the decade and includes key achievements from the past ten years.

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