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David Martel's Blog Posts Tagged 'COMMUNITY' (32)

CSR Minute: Sam's Club and Cauz-FX Launch Cause Marketing Campaign to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada; ING Community Fund Awards $100K to Schools

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Sam’s Club has partnered with Cauz-FX to launch a cause marketing program in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada. The campaign will raise funds and recognition for BBBS while driving membership sales and brand awareness for Sam’s Club. For the program, Big…

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Added by David Martel on September 17, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Schwab Foundation Names Kaboom CEO as a Social Entrepreneur of the Year; Audi and Best Buddies Team Up for 5th Audi-Best Buddies Challenge

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

The Schwab Foundation has named Darell Hammond as a U.S. Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Hammond is CEO and Founder of Kaboom, which mobilizes communities to create safe places for children to play.…

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Added by David Martel on September 12, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: CIBC Mellon Releases 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Review; Center of Sustainability Excellence Started by Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

CIBC Mellon has released its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Review. The report focuses on the company’s achievements in five areas: community, environmental…

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Added by David Martel on May 16, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Vigilant strips their feet bare for a good cause

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Added by David Martel on April 10, 2011 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Benevity Featured in 501 Mission Place Webinar on Mobile Giving

Tonight’s 501 Mission Place Webinar “Giving On The Go! A Look At Mobile Giving” will feature Benevity. Jana Taylor, VP Marketing at Benevity, will discuss trends in mobile giving, including an overview of Benevity’s mobile giving capabilities and share some ideas for charities to consider to shape their mobile fundraising strategies.   For more information, please see: http://501missionplace.com/webinars and to…

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Added by David Martel on March 27, 2011 at 8:33pm — No Comments

iStockphoto Engages its Community to Help Japan

iStockphoto (www.istockphoto.com) is connecting with its huge community of users to provide help to victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

iStock Cares™ created the Japan Relief Fund, donation capability for which is embedded into the e-commerce shopping cart that is utilized for the purchase of iStockphoto image credits and other merchandise.  iStock is matching donations to the fund, dollar for dollar, as…

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Added by David Martel on March 24, 2011 at 8:38pm — No Comments

CSR Minute: Microsoft Supports Japan Disaster Relief; Business in the Community Launches New Program, "Visioning the Future," and Marketing Guide

 

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

Microsoft is providing free support and software licenses to help customers and partners impacted by the Japan disaster. Its Exchange Online program will be free for 90 days to business customers in Japan whose…

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Added by David Martel on March 22, 2011 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Workplace Giving with Spark! from Calgary Company Benevity

I’m pretty sure one of the worst nightmares I ever had involved me playing volleyball with my coworkers. I know that some people cannot wait for the corporate challenge every year, but for employees like me, it’s de-motivating enough to make me consider calling in sick for work.

 

I am not discounting the money raised during events such as the Corporate Challenge, I just wish there was something more flexible when it comes to charitable work donations. Workplace giving that had me…

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Added by David Martel on March 10, 2011 at 8:57pm — No Comments

UPS Casey Award Nominees: Delivering Hope and Help to their Communities

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Added by David Martel on March 2, 2011 at 8:53pm — No Comments

ACE Cash Express Supports Back on My Feet with $18,000 Donation

ACE Cash Express, Inc., a leading retailer of financial services, announced a donation of $18,000 to Back On My Feet in support of…

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Added by David Martel on March 2, 2011 at 8:48pm — No Comments

A Pulse Check on the (Sorryish) State of Employee Involvement in Workplace Giving/Volunteering Programs

What is the current state of employee giving and volunteering programs, especially as it relates to the goals of employee involvement and engagement?

Although many companies (particularly most large coompanies) have implemented workplace giving programs, the employee element of corporate giving often lags in attention and innovation behind the focus given to the community and consumer-facing aspects of corporate…

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments

GE Launches Expansion of Its Health Initiative to the New York Capital Region, Increasing Access to Care in Underserved Communities

  • $750,000 in grants awarded through the GE Developing Health Program to Hometown Health in Schenectady and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center’s facilities in Albany, Troy

  • Thousands more patients to be served across the region

  • Initiative to include skills-based volunteer support from GE employees

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

GE Launches Expansion of Its Health Initiative to the New York Capital Region, Increasing Access to Care in Underserved Communities

  • $750,000 in grants awarded through the GE Developing Health Program to Hometown Health in Schenectady and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center’s facilities in Albany, Troy

  • Thousands more patients to be served across the region

  • Initiative to include skills-based volunteer support from GE employees

With…

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Vigilant Futures sponsors the 2011 CS Games at Montreal’s Concordia University

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2011 at 8:48pm — No Comments

Three Reasons Why Workplace Giving Matters (Now More than Ever)

Workplace giving (which includes corporate volunteering or “Dollars for Doers” programs) is one key way companies can fire up employee engagement. As social consciousness moves firmly mainstream, social responsibility is now a greater consideration in employees’ decisions to join, stay with, or leave companies.   On the brink of economic recovery, attracting, retaining and motivating employees is a top of mind issue for companies in 2011.   Social good programs,…

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Added by David Martel on January 29, 2011 at 9:19pm — No Comments

What inspired Herman Miller employees to build a "green" house?

We take community service seriously. Our employees seek out volunteer opportunities in the community, and we allow each of them sixteen paid hours a year to work with the charitable organizations of their choice. Herman Miller people regularly take part in initiatives ranging from highway and river cleanups to youth mentoring programs. Herman Miller sets goals for the number of employee volunteer hours we contribute annually to our communities. Our yearly goal is 10,000 hours, and through…

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Added by David Martel on January 29, 2011 at 9:08pm — No Comments

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