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Novartis Story About the Rising Concern of Malaria That Resists Treatment

Aug 18, 2017 6:40 PM ET - In Kenya, about three-quarters of the population is at risk for malaria, and all four species of the malaria parasite that infect humans occur in the country. Although there has been substantial progress, malaria remains the leading cause of...

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Discovery Communications Employees Shine on Impact Day and Beyond

Aug 18, 2017 4:15 PM ET - Discovery Communications held their annual Impact Day on June 16, 2017. Over 4,000 Discovery employees across 60 offices in 37 different countries completed nearly 200 service projects. In this post, Laurel Schepp, Manager, Corporate Relations at...

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Living Future unConference Call for Proposals Closes Monday, August 21st

Aug 18, 2017 2:30 PM ET - The International Living Future Institute is excited to announce the call for proposals for their...

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Malaria Fighter Rides Bicycle into Battle with Disease, Story from Novartis

Aug 18, 2017 12:50 PM ET - Healthcare worker Dismus Mwalukwanda is on the front line of the battle against malaria. Saving lives is his priority Dismus Mwalukwanda works on the front line of the battle against malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases. He’s a...

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VIDEO: AT&T and Aira Explorer Help Visually Impaired Experience Solar Eclipse

Aug 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - On Aug. 21, people across the U.S. will step outside and experience one of nature’s most visual phenomenons – a total solar eclipse. The start-up Aira came to the Connected Health AT&T Foundry to improve wireless connectivity for their...

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In the World: Supporting Survivors of the Japanese Earthquake

Aug 18, 2017 8:05 AM ET - I joined Barclays in 2010 on their graduate scheme and now work in the Tokyo office as an Analyst. My job is to support our sales team who mainly deal with structured Barclays products. I first started volunteering after the Tohoku disaster in 2011...

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Gildan Supports JCPenney Pair Up Giving Promotion Through its Gold Toe® Brand

Aug 18, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Gildan has partnered with JCPenney to provide a free pair of socks to children in need for every pair of Gold Toe® socks sold through JCPenney’s special buy one, give one promotion.

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The Players Trust Treats 50 Individuals From Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Twin Cities to A Unique Day of Baseball

Aug 17, 2017 6:30 PM ET - The day’s activities were coordinated through the Players Trust’s Buses for Baseball program, which provides transportation, game tickets and personal greetings from Major Leaguers to children across the country. This baseball season, the program...

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Lessening the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases

Aug 17, 2017 2:40 PM ET - Fundamental to Pfizer’s approach in supporting global health is helping to ensure that individuals have the opportunity to lead healthy lives.

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Adobe Brings Design Thinking to Nonprofits in Need

Aug 17, 2017 1:05 PM ET - Last month, Adobe's Design and Sustainability & Social Impact teams joined forces to host two design thinking events benefitting nonprofit partners. The goals of these events, called Pro Bono Design Challenge, were threefold: to quickly...

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3 Ways Cisco is Celebrating World Humanitarian Day

Aug 17, 2017 12:55 PM ET - Humanitarian crises persist around the world. Natural disasters and human conflict displace millions each year. These devastating incidents deprive innocent people access to our most basic human needs: adequate shelter, food, and clean water....

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VIDEO: Innovation, Education and Bringing a New Experience to the Blind

Aug 17, 2017 12:50 PM ET - When AT&T opened the doors to the Atlanta Foundry in 2013, it wasn’t a coincidence we chose Georgia Tech’s Technology Square. It’s where start-ups, college students and researchers come together to collaborate.  This...

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Equip Students with Tools for Success Through a Gift for Teaching's Back-to-School Drive

Aug 17, 2017 11:35 AM ET - While Central Florida has seen a 1% decrease in its overall student population and number of homeless students in the area, the number of children in the free-and-reduced lunch program has risen by 2%. More children than ever need essential tools (...

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The Care Van Program: A Small Program with a Huge Impact on Healthcare

Aug 17, 2017 10:25 AM ET - In every sense of the word, medical care is a hotly debated topic within the United States. In the midst of this growing socioeconomic disparity, charities like ...

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Statement by Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford on the Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Aug 17, 2017 10:05 AM ET - We don’t have answers as to why the kinds of evil and hatred experienced in Charlottesville this week exist in the world, but we do know these three things: People who are swinging a hammer are not swinging a stick or a flag pole. When we are given...

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Turning Passion into Action, Skilled Cook Empowers Young People to Make Healthy Food Choices

Aug 17, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Kim Doyle Wille, a Colorado native, has been passionate about cooking since she was a young girl creating meals in her childhood home. Creating a nonprofit focused on healthy food options for the students and families in Garfield County was a...

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Powerful Pages Puts Books in the Hands of Children

Aug 17, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Books hold a special place in our hearts, in our business and, we believe, in children’s hands. That is why Domtar created its Powerful Pages program—to promote literacy by providing books to children who may not otherwise have access to a rich...

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Aramark, American Heart Association: Improving America’s Health

Aug 17, 2017 8:00 AM ET - On a recent summer afternoon at the New Pathways Project in North Philadelphia, a large group of would-be chefs gathered around Aramark’s Charles Schermer as he demonstrated how to create a colorful, nutritious salad. Some of the...

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Why This Walmart Associate Wants You to Start With #HelloMyNameIs

Aug 17, 2017 8:00 AM ET - “Hello, my name is….” It’s a phrase made up of only four words. It takes very little time to say – it’s an easy way to begin a conversation. Yet, when people say these words, they can have such a big impact. My late wife, Kate, started the #...

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Publishes Its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

Aug 17, 2017 4:00 AM ET - This week Commonwealth Bank of Australia released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report, which shows continuing progress across a range of initiatives focused on delivering the Group’s vision to excel at securing and enhancing the financial...

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Workplace Giving Campaign Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls to Avoid

Aug 16, 2017 5:30 PM ET - Potential Pitfalls to Avoid: Pressure Employees should be encouraged to give through education and motivation. At the same time, reassure them that it is okay not to give. The campaign is...

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Junior Achievement volunteers help students make ‘cents’ of their future

Aug 16, 2017 3:00 PM ET - Wells Fargo team members share the impact Junior Achievement has had on their lives — and why they enjoying giving back to future generations.

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Corporate Pro Bono Is Evolving - Are You? | Taproot Foundation's Advisory Services Summer Newsletter

Aug 16, 2017 1:45 PM ET - When Taproot got its start as an organization in 2001, we used to say "Pro bono isn't just for lawyers." We were determined to prove that we could power the nonprofit sector with other forms of corporate expertise, like pro bono...

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Is Your Company's Giving Program as World-Changing as You Think?

Aug 16, 2017 11:40 AM ET - We all have causes we're passionate about supporting and want to truly make a difference in the community. How does your company stack up though? When it comes to your company’s employee...

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Former Foster Youth Is Now Adoptive Mom

Aug 16, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Imagine growing up in foster care and never being adopted. You start your life as an 18 year old on your own and build a family of your own. What’s the next step? For Nichole, it was adopting an older child from foster care to ensure that he had the...

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