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Jessi Copeland's Blog – March 2012 Archive (13)

VolunteerMatch And The Walmart Foundation Team Up To Help Nonprofits Mobilize Volunteers In The Fight Against Hunger

Today VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and the Walmart Foundation announced a new partnership to help nonprofit organizations engage volunteers in the critical fight against hunger.

According to a December 2010 U.S. Department of Agriculture report, 50 million Americans live in households that have a hard time getting enough to eat, including 17 million children. Despite growing demand and scarce resources, nonprofit organizations are often on the front…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 25, 2012 at 6:43pm — No Comments

Serving Others for Spring Break


In this article, Boston College sophomores Megan Zink and Thomas Steichen who participated, in this year's Deloitte's alternative spring break program "Maximum Impact" in Memphis, Tenn.,talk about their experience visiting local middle schools and high schools motivating students to continue on a path to higher education. Check it out!…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 20, 2012 at 7:15am — No Comments

Kimberly-Clark’s Bob Stargel Named One Of Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks In Corporate America

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Robert N. “Bob” Stargel Jr., vice president of Global Nonwovens, has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2012 list of “Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” The Top 100 listing showcases a cross section of national and international…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 19, 2012 at 6:26am — No Comments

A Call to Business to Respect and Support Children’s Rights


A landmark set of ten principles to ensure that companies respect and support children’s rights has been released. UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children today introduced the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, a call on business to step up their efforts to respect and support children’s rights in the workplace, marketplace and community.…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 18, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Make the Most Out of Your Spring Break


Max Lawrence, consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP, took advantage of his spring break by participating in Deloitte's alternative spring break program "Maximum Impact" 2008 - Here is how this program impacted Max and benefited him in the long run...

“My Maximum Impact experience in Biloxi, MS in 2008 after Hurricane Katrina played a huge role in my decision to choose Deloitte for my first career. It showed me that everyone in…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 18, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments

ING KiDS ROCK New Orleans Makes Fitness Fun

Look at them go!

Close to 700 kids completed their final one-mile run at ING KiDS ROCK at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center on Saturday, March 3, 2012 — the culminating event of their “marathon” run.  

“The kids have been running in their gym classes…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 18, 2012 at 11:46am — No Comments

Working Toward a Common Goal


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 18, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Sanofi Pasteur To Contribute To Pocono Health System

East Stroudsburg, PA – March 2, 2012 – Today, Sanofi Pasteur demonstrated its commitment to Pocono Health System and the Pocono Mountains community as the company announced its donation to benefit the new Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center. The $500,000 contribution, presented by Frank Epifano, vice president, North America and Global Finance Commercial Operations, Sanofi Pasteur; and Phil Hosbach, vice president, Immunization Policy, Sanofi Pasteur; will be used toward the construction…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 15, 2012 at 6:32pm — No Comments

AOL Impact ‘Share Your Cause’ Contest Open For Submissions

One cause initiative will win 24 hours of high-profile exposure on and AOL Mail in the second annual “Share Your Cause” contest sponsored by AOL and the Cause Marketing Forum. 

Nonprofits or corporations with cause initiatives have until March 30, 2012 to submit a short essay on how their program would benefit…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 14, 2012 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Sodexo Foundation Youth Grants Mobilize Young People in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger in America

Seven year old Lomari of Hampstead, North Carolina likes people and he likes food. It is simply unimaginable to him that the two should be separated – that there could be kids who go without regular meals in his community. Sixteen year old Shana of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan sees the same situation at Malcolm High School,…


Added by Jessi Copeland on March 13, 2012 at 7:29pm — No Comments

ARAMARK Showcases Health and Wellness Programs for National Nutrition Month

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 5:35pm…

Added by Jessi Copeland on March 13, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Research4Life Case Studies Highlight Impact Of Access To Research In Developing Countries

To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, the organization launched a user experience competition. Users were asked to share how HINARI, AGORA or OARE has improved their work, life and community. In total some 60 entries from countries in all five continents were received. This impressive array of inspiring testimonies revealed a wealth of positive impacts brought about by Research4Life. This book celebrates the stories behind some of these competition entries.



Added by Jessi Copeland on March 8, 2012 at 6:58pm — No Comments


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