5 Corporate Philanthropy Examples to Inspire Your CSR Strategy

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Each of these examples uses a unique tactic to engage employees and increase impact on the local, national, or international community. Kraft Heinz’s Rise Against Hunger Partnership. Several years ago, Kraft Heinz began a digital giving campaign called Huddle to Fight Hunger.

5 Community Needs That Companies Can Impact Now

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Approximately 70% of large corporations already have an EAF in place and those that do not are turning to third party nonprofits like e4e Relief and/or local community foundations to distribute charitable funds directly to employees.

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How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

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One of my core values, both personally and professionally, is to give back to my local community. My colleagues and I spent an afternoon of job shadowing at our office with ten students from the high school. The students were quite interested in this.

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Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

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Challenge: How do you connect attendees of a local event with an international organization? In order to have a far-reaching impact, Oxfam empowers students and volunteers to take action in their local communities.

Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

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Challenge: How do you connect attendees of a local event with an international organization? In order to have a far-reaching impact, Oxfam empowers students and volunteers to take action in their local communities.

Can love change the world? I hope so!

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What would happen, instead, if organizations focused on eliminating hunger?) Regardless of what work you are doing – campaigning for political change, providing services to your local community, educating others, or anything else – would it look different, would it feel different, would it operate differently if love was the central message? I see this lesson in the local councils of London trying to open up their data and their leadership.

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The Future of Social: Gen Z

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And there is Jack Andraka , a high school student who got obsessed with finding a cure for cancer and created a test that can detect pancreatic cancer. Beth Kanter is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Twenty "Fearless" Changemakers

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provides a 12-week afterschool program and 4-month paid apprenticeship wellness program for low-income high school students.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

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Founded in 1988, RGI manages associations of varying sizes and budgets, ranging from local, to regional, to national, to international. Paid internship, Opportunity to fulfill degree internship requirements, Student membership with the Indiana Society of Association Executives (ISAE).

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Times are hard. Associations make the world better.

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At the local leve, the Kane County Farm Bureau is turning crop proceeds into food on pantry shelves through their Harvest for ALL program. With as many as 40,000 people in their community impacted by hunger, their member farmers are making a difference. Their Construction Challenge directly engaged more than 11,000 kids, and made a global impression on more than 18 million students who now have an awareness of opportunities to succeed in construction-related jobs.

Future of Social: Gen Z

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And there is Jack Andraka , a high school student who got obsessed with finding a cure for cancer and created a test that can detect pancreatic cancer. Isadora Faber, 14-year-old Brazilian student who launched an online Classroom Diary on Facebook to discuss problems in her school, such as broken desks and bathrooms without toilet seats. I’m thrilled to be spending a few days in London where I am keynoting The Future of Social conference hosted by Social Misfits Media.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

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This new genre of video games are about solving real world problems such as environment, global hunger, poverty and disease. Says Angela, "Stacy is a self-proclaimed techno-phobe, but has waded into blogging with her students, who are very excited about their project."

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

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The Microsoft Imagine Cup is a student competition to create innovative IT projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market. Very sophisticated for a student team. An App To End World Hunger? How this will move the needle on world hunger?

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Business Ideas for Women

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With an initial capital of only $500 she designed some jewelry in her bedroom and began selling them to the local boutiques. So, there she was a 24-year-old, jobless mother of 2, with a hunger for more in life.

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I'll Comment for Food Donations, Ten Cents for Woman's Shelter, and Other Interesting Social Media Charity Trends

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But hunger is a serious issue in America, especially in these difficult times. Mizfit is donating a dime per comment to a local women's shelter. Innovative Giving: Tyson Foods For Hunger Relief.

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

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This includes some of the most basic student essentials. Companies like Panera Bread have made a major investment with Panera Care Cafes , restaurants designed to fight hunger in the communities they serve. Image courtesy Tsahi Levent-Levi via Flickr.

What Lessons Will Pepsi Learn About Crowdsourcing for Social Good from Chase Bank Contest Fail?

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included a mix of nonprofits with an operating budget of under $10 million with programs in designated Chase corporate responsibility areas: education, healthcare, housing, the environment, combating hunger, arts and culture, human services and animal welfare. Pepsi is taking a bold move.

Blog Action Day: Can One Person Make A Difference? Challenging Poverty With Social Media

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The project started by a college student named Shawn whose wants to make the world a better place one small personal action at a time.   We can end extreme poverty - but I have to tell the students the bad news: it???s

GivingTuesday 2018 Scales Generosity and Kindness to New Highs

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We know from the early online giving contests that making nonprofits play the hunger games isn’t the best way, buy neither is the big boom of a big match dispersed all at once. The results for this week’s GivingTuesday 2018 have been reported.

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Creating a Community Supported Kitchen: Interview with Jessica Prentice of Three Stone Hearth

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Jessica Prentice is a co-owner of Three Stone Hearth , a community supported kitchen in Berkeley, CA that uses local, sustainable ingredients to prepare nutrient-dense, traditional foods on a community scale. She is a professional chef, passionate home cook, local foods activist, and author of Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection. She is also co-creator of the Local Foods Wheel , and coined the word "locavore."

Fair Trade Certified: An Interview with Paul Rice of TransFair USA

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Of course, because their farms are small and because historically they've gotten a really low price from the local coffee buyers, called coyotes in Latin America, these farmers are all poor. Why should consumers buy Fair Trade Certified products?

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

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Guide your students to conversations and resources. Collaboration on student projects or other ways. Growing and Eating Local Foods. Examples include Creative Commons Swag Contest and Fight Hunger Video Contest. Create collaborative, student-authored resources.

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