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The Global Health Corporate Champions – Second Cohort Arrives in Ghana

SAP, Dow, WE Communications, and PIMCO join cross-corporate pro bono collaboration
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Global Health Corporate Champions’ second cohort arrived in Accra, Ghana to collaborate with four exceptional organizations striving to advance health conditions throughout the country. This cross-corporate pro bono team—comprised of highly skilled employees from SAP, the Dow Chemical Company, WE Communications, and PIMCO—is a unique innovation in pro bono, leadership development, and action learning programming.

Volunteer Spotlight: Elouise McMillian

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“A Servant’s Heart” is one of Elouise McMillian’s favorite phrases, and describes her beautifully.

This retired veteran of both the U.S. Army and Air Force has become a well-known figure in Irving, Texas. She is frequently spotted walking or riding her bicycle, as she makes her way to give of her time and energy to many worthwhile organizations.

VolunteerMatch’s Site Traffic Hits All-Time High Post-Inauguration

January 21-27, 2017, marks the volunteer engagement website’s busiest week in its 19-year history.
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, announced today that its website’s traffic increased by as much as 76% in the days following President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017, marking the busiest time in the website’s history.

Corporate Support of #GivingTuesday Hits Record Levels

CECP Spearheads Corporate Involvement in Global Movement
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New York, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - One of the founding partners of the #GivingTuesday movement announced record levels of corporate support for the global philanthropy movement. According to CECP: The CEO Force for Good, the number in its overall coalition of the world’s largest companies participating in #GivingTuesday 2016 was 82, the highest participation level seen yet. Begun in 2012, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Timberland Employees Worldwide Give Back for 19th Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Each year global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland kicks off its Serv-a-palooza event to inspire employees around the world to take part in community service as a way to reinforce the brand’s longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors and supporting the communities where it lives and operates. For the Stratham, New Hampshire-based company, 2016 marked its 19th consecutive year celebrating Serv-a-palooza.

Starting From Scratch: A Look at ECMC’s Impressive New Employee Volunteer Program

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Two years ago, ECMC Group didn’t have an employee-sponsored volunteer program. Now, they not only have a robust volunteer program, but offer extensive giving opportunities as well.

Check out this spread of the volunteer and giving-related programming ECMC has in place:

Stories Around the Campfire: Our Commitment to Young Campers With Type 1 Diabetes

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Summer has come to a close, leaving behind for many children and teens happy memories of camp. Sanofi US has a strong legacy of supporting those memories through donations  (see Sanofi Foundation for North America graphic below) and by volunteering at camps for young people with Type 1 diabetes. Camp is over for the season, but let’s circle round the campfire and sing the praises of many employees with generous hearts, such as these:

Camp Nejeda, Stillwater, N.J.

Keep Texas Beautiful Announces Impact of 2015-2016 Keep Texas Waterways Clean Program

Statewide Program Results in 647 Miles of Waterway Cleaned Across Texas
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Volunteers from 147 communities across Texas banded together over the past year to tackle litter in local waterways, as part of Keep America Beautiful state affiliate Keep Texas Beautiful’s Keep Texas Waterways Clean program.

Timberland Celebrates Fall Season of Service with Volunteer Initiatives around the World

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1,500 Employees and Partners Come Together Throughout September and October to Serve in Timberland’s Annual Global Serv-a-palooza Event

Brand Unveils Newly-Restored Community Garden in New York City as Part of Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment in the U.S. 

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1,500 Employees and Partners Come Together Throughout September and October to Serve in Timberland’s Annual Global Serv-a-palooza Event

Brand Unveils Newly-Restored Community Garden in New York City as Part of Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment in the U.S. 

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Collaborates on Goose Creek Cleanup

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Keep America Beautiful affiliate Keep Knoxville Beautiful (KKB) and the Tennessee Clean Water Network (TCWN), with a grant from the Aslan Foundation, are working in tandem to clean up Goose Creek, an impaired urban creek in and around Mary Vestal Park in South Knoxville.

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