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How to Celebrate Pride Month Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Pride Month will have to look different from any Pride that came before it. It may be hard to envision the physical celebrations and community spaces of Pride in this new normal. Luckily, there are still ways to honor the lives and victories of LGBTQ+ people this month while remaining socially…

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corporate social responsibility, Sustainable Development Goals

4 Team Activities to Fight Poverty

Addressing issues such as hunger and global warming, the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) were created to increase the overall well-being of humanity and the planet. Acquired by the United Nations Member States in 2015, the SDG’s are a 15-year plan that consists of various goals with the objective of creating a more sustainable future. 10% of the…

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Climate Change, corporate social responsibility

New Year’s Resolution: Help the Environment From the Office

New Year’s: a holiday filled with glitter, countdowns, and a promise that you’ll make a resolution and stick to it. While the year 2020 is an exciting start to a new decade, it’s important that we reflect on the climate impact of the years that led up to it. Climate change is becoming more and more intense, which means the…

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corporate social responsibility, donations & supply drives, employee-driven engagement, veterans & deployed service men & women

Corporate Volunteer Activities: How Your Office Can Support Veterans, Troops, & Their Families

Operation Gratitude is the largest nonprofit in the United States for hands-on-volunteerism in support of active duty service members, veterans, first responders, and their families. In 2019 alone, more than 1 million volunteers participated in more than 10,000 service projects across the country. We spoke with Kevin Schmiegel, Operation Gratitude’s Chief Executive Officer, to learn how the organization was started,…

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Corporate Volunteer Activities: How a Day of Service Benefits Your Community & Company

More than ever, businesses are taking on the role of leading the world towards positive social change. For many companies, sustainability is no longer a buzzword to attract clientele, but a commitment to their employees’ and the community’s values. Now, embedded into many company cultures volunteering, donating, and participating in activities that benefit causes that matter. So, as your team…

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corporate social responsibility, Sustainable Development Goals, Tips for Nonprofits

How Visit.org’s Commitment to the UN SDGs Benefits Nonprofit Partners

Visit.org has added the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) onto its platform as a way for users to understand their impact on pressing issues such as climate change, health, and inequality. Now, platform users can: see the main SDGs each Visit.org activity supports, learn more about each SDG by clicking on the featured icon, and understand Visit.org’s commitment…

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corporate social responsibility, donations & supply drives

How One NYC Nonprofit Is Breaking the Stigma of Homelessness

The nonprofit organization Knock Knock Give A Sock, collects the most needed, but least donated article of clothing for those experiencing homelessness. In addition to collecting socks for those in need, KKGS aims to reduce the stigma associated with homelessness. We spoke with the organization’s founder Adina Lichtman, to learn how the organization was started and the impact they have…

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