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Legg Mason’s Award-Winning Community Workplace Mentoring Program Graduates Its Newest Class

100% of participating seniors received their high school diplomas, among other awards
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Mentoring is a cornerstone of Legg Mason’s community volunteerism initiatives and reflects the firm’s philanthropic commitment to education with an emphasis on underserved youth. The newest class of Legg Mason’s Community Workplace Mentoring Program recently graduated high school with 100% of the participants earning their diploma and many students receiving honorary awards as well.

Common Impact Brings a Service Perspective to CGI America

Common Impact brings the power of service to a conversation focused on the challenge of disengaged youth at CGI America
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DENVER, June 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Common Impact’s CEO, Danielle Holly will bring her perspective on the role that service can play in solving complex social challenges to the Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) annual meeting in Denver, CO. 

Verizon Employees Step Up to Help Relief Efforts in Nepal

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Guest post by Jayne Mayer, director of employee engagement for the Verizon Foundation

After learning about the April 25 earthquake that devastated Nepal, Verizon stepped into action, announcing that it would waive call charges to the country and rally its employees and customers to help out.

Time to Rethink Your Approach to Employee Giving

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How happy are you with your company’s workplace giving fundraising results and employee participation rates? Could be happier? Then maybe it’s time to rethink your approach to employee giving.

Aramark and the American Cancer Society Help Congreso Address Critical Women's Health Issues in Philadelphia

Por Nosotras program provides community outreach on the importance of breast and cervical screenings
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PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Congreso today announced that it will increase breast and cervical cancer screening rates for women in high-need communities in Philadelphia through a $50,000 contribution from Aramark and the American Cancer Society. The funds will be used to conduct community outreach on the importance of breast and cervical screenings in the Congreso service area, where women have lower rates of screenings than elsewhere in the city.

25th Annual "Neighbors Make the Difference Day" Brings 6,000+ KeyBank Volunteers to 700 Organizations in 13 States

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CLEVELAND, May 11, 2015 /3BL Media /– On May 13, more than 6,000 KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) employees will participate in the bank’s 25th annual Neighbors Make the Difference Day, a day of volunteerism supported by paid time off. Employees will spend the afternoon volunteering for more than 700 service projects in 13 states across the nation, from Maine to Alaska.

Improving Life in Urban Communities

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AECOM Impact blog

Louis Scipione, an environmental scientist based in AECOM’s Sydney, Australia, office, visited Hyderabad, India, with his colleagues Sean and Zara, to participate in Pollinate Energy’s Young Professional program. He talks about his experience and why it will stay with him and his team forever. 

Cox Automotive: Community Relations Year in Review

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We have a responsibility to each other and to our communities to serve others. At Cox Automotive, community outreach is a core value that goes beyond a statement of intent. It’s our enduring acts of kindness and compassion that represent who we are as individuals and what we stand for as a company. It’s ingrained in our culture, encouraged by our leadership, driven by our employees, and enthusiastically embraced – at every level – throughout the year.

Keep America Beautiful Rallies Grassroots Volunteers for Great American Cleanup Earth Day Events Nationwide

Country’s Largest Community Improvement Program Educates and Inspires New Generation of Community Stewards
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains clean, green and beautiful communities, will rally thousands of volunteers at events across America on and around Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, as part of its annual Great American Cleanup. In its 17th year, the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that benefits more than 20,000 communities each spring.

Kids Set out to ‘Make Their Mark’ on Child Hunger During National Service Month

ConAgra Foods and the ConAgra Foods Foundation prove that you can make a difference in the fight against child hunger at any age
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OMAHA, Neb., April 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ — When faced with a challenging reality, like the staggering facts of child hunger in America, it’s inspiring to see how kids jump into action to help their friends, neighbors and peers. The pure simplicity of kids helping kids in need is what moved ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) and the ConAgra Foods Foundation to enlist youth volunteers to fight child hunger in their own communities by funding 100 youth service grants through a partnership with generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light.

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