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Hope, Renewal and Revitalization for Denver Veteran

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Earlier this week, Foundation Field Manager, Sherry Caraway spent a couple days in Denver meeting with our nonprofit partner, Volunteers of America Colorado. She had the wonderful opportunity to follow up with Frank Noble, a seventy-seven year old Korean War Veteran that was the recipient of a Team Depot home renovation in October. Sherry shares her experience below.

ToolBank USA: Transforming Humanitarian Response

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I was working at a homeless shelter in 2000 when I went to the Atlanta Community ToolBank to pick up tools for a volunteer project. Once described as “Home Depot on steroids”, I was awestruck by the thousands of shovels and rakes, hundreds of cordless drills and ladders, dozens of generators and miter saws, and nearly 170 other tool types ready for borrowing by charitable organizations.

Avista’s Support of the Community Comes in Time, Talent and Treasure

2012 giving totals more than $1.6 million
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Each year Avista makes more than $1 million in donations to non-profit organizations in the communities we serve.  In 2012, that giving totaled more than $1.6 million, up from $1.4 million in 2011.

Why I Mentor

Giving Back Through AT&T's Aspire Mentoring Academy
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By Xavier Williams

People have always invested in me, so I made a personal commitment long ago to give back as much as I could.

That’s why for more than a decade I have mentored young people, as people have mentored me, through my church, fraternity and workplace.

And this investment of time and commitment has paid off, not just for the students that I have mentored, but for the community and for me personally.

With National Mentoring Month coming to a close, it’s a great time to consider mentoring.

Hilton Worldwide Completes More Than 800 Volunteer Events During Inaugural Global Week of Service

Team Members served more than 660 local organizations in 401 cities across 51 countries
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McLean, Va., November 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ – During the week of November 11-18, Hilton Worldwide celebrated its first annual Global Week of Service and furthered the company’s Vision to “fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.”

Upcoming Best Practice Network Webinar: Show Me the Value – Committing to Impact Measurement

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Do your volunteer programs generate social and business value? Apollo Group and True Impact share how measuring employee volunteerism helps to prove – and improve – your impact on society, employees, and the company’s bottom line. Learn tips for how to leverage impact data to communicate with leadership and guide continuous program improvement.

Show Me the Value: Committing to Impact Measurement

Capital One, Common Impact, Points of Light, and Taproot Foundation Launch Online Tool to Increase Impact of Pro Bono Volunteer Services for Nonprofits Across the Nation

Digital assessment tool will help nonprofits identify their readiness to effectively leverage pro bono volunteer services
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CHICAGO, November 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Corporations across the U.S. are estimated to provide more than $15 billion in pro bono volunteer services to nonprofits across the country in 2012, according to the Taproot Foundation, and 66 percent of nonprofits in America say they need pro bono volunteer services more than any other kind of volunteering.

Neighborhood Centers Inc. Announces ARAMARK as Strategic Health and Wellness Partner

ARAMARK investment totals more than $1 million in grants, in-kind donations, and volunteer support to benefit Houston families
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Houston, TX, November 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – As Houston joins the nation in celebrating National Philanthropy Day, Neighborhood Centers Inc., which brings resources, education and connection to more than 340,000 individuals and families in Texas, today announced that ARAMARK will be the official sponsor of its health and wellness education and awareness program, Health and Wellness. For Good.

GE Mexico's Long History of Community Support

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GE employees care deeply about the communities in which they live and work. The same passion, innovation and enthusiasm that employees bring to work each and every day, also fuel the impact that GE volunteers make. The GE volunteer network operates more than 220 Volunteer Councils in 51 countries.

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