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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 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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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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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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Creative Ways for Companies to Participate in Giving Tuesday 2019

In response to the commercialization of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday — which is observed on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, was established in 2012. Although it started as a day for charitable giving with participants donating funds to nonprofits, now it has grown to be about giving back to the community in general. This year, Giving Tuesday…

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How This One Nonprofit is Impacting NYC Through Programs for People of All Backgrounds

Commonpoint Queens is a Visit.org partner nonprofit organization that is dedicated to sustaining and enhancing the quality of individual, family, and communal life in Queens through services to people of all ages, ability levels, stages of life, and backgrounds. When companies book a do-good experience with them through Visit.org, 100% of revenue is invested in their community programs. Recently, we…

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