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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Con Voluntarios, Sí Se Puede. With Volunteers, It Can Be Done.

Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers union and fought for the rights of voiceless and disenfranchised working men and women. U.S. cities and counties have declared March 31 a holiday in honor of this great American, and Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in Arizona, California, Colorado and Texas. More

03/31/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Engaging Employee Volunteers

Civic engagement is on the rise in corporate America, according to the results of the 2013 The Civic 50 survey. More businesses are giving employees the opportunity to volunteer with community organizations and finding that it simultaneously increases their bottom line and employee satisfaction. More

02/26/14

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Send a Valentine’s Message to Congress: Show Kids the Love in the Budget

For the second year, United Way is joining with First Focus to launch the “Show Kids the Love” advocacy campaign. More

02/11/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

October is Get Smart About Credit Month

The American Bankers Association Get Smart About Credit Month is a national educational campaign of volunteer bankers who work with young people to raise awareness about using credit wisely. More

10/25/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

What Are Employee Volunteer Programs?

It can be tough to plan a volunteer effort that benefits your employees. But, with the right partner, finding and executing meaningful volunteer opportunities that help achieve strategic business goals is easier than one might think. More

08/26/13

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