volunteerism

Aramark and Congreso Improve Health and Wellness of Philadelphia Families

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PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Throughout Philadelphia, adults and children face many challenges to eating nutritious foods and living healthy lives. Many of the preventable diseases plaguing this community, like diabetes, are associated with obesity. In the area served by Congreso, one of the city’s largest multi-service organizations for the Hispanic community, 37.1% of adults and 39.8% of children six and older were reported as overweight or obese in a 2012 survey by Public Health Management Corporation.

Serving Others Leads to Happiness

By Jon Campbell, head of Government and Community Relations, Wells Fargo
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Helping others and giving back has always made me happy.

If you’re like me, you recall vividly the positive feeling that comes with volunteering and the thought that you’ve made a difference in someone’s life — if even for just a few hours.

TWC and Volunteers of America Operation Backpack In Effect

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Time Warner Cable is committed to getting young people engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). In order for young people to get excited about their future in STEM fields, it is crucial that they have the tools to form a strong academic foundation. For thousands of kids living in homeless shelters across New York City, this can seem like an impossible task.

Louise’s Story: Animal Welfare Volunteer

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Meet Louise.

Louise knew she wanted to volunteer, but didn’t know where. A VolunteerMatch search led her to CuriOdyssey, a wildlife center she had visited the previous year.

With her background in science education for children and her love of animals, it was a perfect match. Now, she enjoys keeping the animals happy and safe as an animal welfare monitor.

VolunteerMatch and SUBWAY® Restaurants Team Up to Inspire Weekend Volunteerism with "You Share, We Share" Campaign

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September 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and SUBWAY® restaurants have partnered for You Share, We Share, a campaign developed by Proof Advertising for SUBWAY® restaurants aimed at increasing engagement in local communities.

3 Good People, 3 Good Causes, 3 Perfect Matches [VIDEO]

An Introduction to VolunteerMatch!
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A senior trying yoga for the first time. A bobcat that can’t go back into the wild being cared for. A brother and sister strengthening their English skills after school. 

These vastly different activities have one thing in common. They’re made possible by the passion of volunteers. 

At VolunteerMatch, we make it easy for good people and good causes to connect. With our network of 100,000+ organizations, it’s no surprise that VolunteerMatch has connected close to 10 million volunteers with causes that light them up.

Aramark Honors Chef Ben Hernandez for Extraordinary Volunteer Commitment in Waco, TX

26 employees from around the world recognized for outstanding volunteer service by the company
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WACO, Texas, July 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Ben Hernandez, Aramark District Executive Chef with Baylor University, in Waco, Texas has been honored as the company’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year in recognition of his commitment to volunteer service and leadership in his community.  The award includes a grant from Aramark to Mission Waco, where Hernandez created and leads a successful culinary career training program.

Your Insights Needed on Employee Engagement Trends and Expectations

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Are you involved in employee engagement or workplace giving? We want to hear from you! Please take this short survey to provide your insight on the ever-changing landscape of employee engagement. Your participation will identify trends and best practices and help America’s Charities shape actionable insights to support your work.

Forest City Celebrates 12th Annual National Day of Service

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CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On Wednesday, June 24, more than 1,100 Forest City associates nationwide participated in the company's 12th annual Community Day, a paid day of service benefitting non-profit organizations in many of the cities where the company has a presence. This year, associates from more than 60 Forest City locations came together to provide much needed help to charities and agencies that provide critical services in our communities.

HP’s Global Volunteer Challenge—Engaging in Our Communities

by Tarsila Arnone, Program Manager, HP Community Engagement
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It doesn’t matter whether they’re building an urban garden in Panama; planting trees in California; or coaching students in India, there’s one comment I can guarantee I will get from employees who took part in HP’s Global Volunteer Challenge—“I feel like I got as much or more out of this experience, than those I helped.” It’s a universal feeling that crosses all countries and cultures.

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