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Delivering Toys and Hope Together

Delivering Toys and Hope Together

The Toys for Tots annual campaign normally takes place around the holidays. No doubt, you’ve seen the toy bins across America during December. This year, the organization isn’t waiting until Christmastime to start its season of giving. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Toys for Tots is partnering with Good360 to distribute two million toys, books and games to families in need through our network of vetted and approved nonprofit partners. Watch this video with ...
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Why Every Day Is Earth Day at Good360

Why Every Day Is Earth Day at Good360

For the 50th anniversary on April 22, organizers around the world had planned to put on some of the biggest events ever in celebration of Earth Day. Then the pandemic hit.  Suddenly, hundreds of millions of people across the globe were sheltering in place in their homes and practicing social distancing. There would be no beach clean-ups, festivals for friends of the environment, marches or protests. But COVID-19 managed to do something that countless “go ...
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Fundraise in Real Life, Virtually

Fundraise in Real Life, Virtually

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping people inside and adhering to social distance practices, nonprofit fundraisers, galas and events are looking a little different this spring.    On April 11, Open Pit, a virtual events company hosted a music festival called #NetherMeant in the Microsoft game, Minecraft, which featured 17 bands/musicians and was live streamed on Twitch.  Almost 113,000 individual users tuned in throughout the six-hour event and proceeds from VIP passes, and in-game donations went to support ...
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The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report Gives Tips On COVID-19

The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report Gives Tips On COVID-19

By Jennifer Withers Senior Account Manager, Corporate Development As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the world and on the economy, nonprofit organizations are looking to support their employees and communities all while staying viable. According to a study by Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Studies, the nonprofit sector is the third largest employer in the nation with 12.5 million employees. Good360 is a resource for nonprofits during these uncertain times and wanted to ...
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COVID-19 Crisis: Families Need More Than Just Masks

COVID-19 Crisis: Families Need More Than Just Masks

The American economy is taking a massive hit from the coronavirus pandemic — and the worst is yet to come. As a result of unprecedented business closures across the nation, a staggering 10 million Americans filed for unemployment in the last two weeks of March alone. Altogether, the U.S. stands to lose as many as 47 million jobs and the unemployment rate could soar to 32.1 percent as a result of the crisis, according to ...
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Hit by Tornadoes, Then Coronavirus

Hit by Tornadoes, Then Coronavirus

In the predawn darkness of March 3, 2020, several tornadoes swept through central Tennessee, leaving thousands of homes damaged or destroyed, and 25 people dead. Among the victims were at least five children under the age of 13. Even for a region that’s no stranger to tornadoes, this was an unusual degree of destruction. But the misery didn’t end there. Just two days later, even as survivors were picking through piles of debris and shelters ...
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Good360 CRP Continues to Give in the Epicenter of the Greater NYC Area Coronavirus Outbreak

Good360 CRP Continues to Give in the Epicenter of the Greater NYC Area Coronavirus Outbreak

World of Giving Greater New York City https://worldofgiving.org/ Lives Impacted: 4,000 On Tuesday, March 3, 2020 the first case of the coronavirus in New Rochelle, NY emerged. Only seven days later, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo ordered a one-mile radius “containment area” to mitigate the spread of the virus in the city, recognized as having the largest cluster of confirmed cases in the United States at that time. New Rochelle, part of Westchester County ...
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Making Some Social Good Out of Coronavirus Canceled Conferences & Events 

Making Some Social Good Out of Coronavirus Canceled Conferences & Events 

Cancel everything. That’s one of the trending hashtags in the age of coronavirus and one of the most visible repercussions of the current global health crisis. In an attempt to slow the spread of the novel COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of events across the country and around the world have been shuttered or postponed. Included in this growing list are some of the biggest gatherings all year, including South by Southwest, Coachella Music Festival, New York ...
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Eddie Bauer Jacket Donation Provides Warmth to Veterans in California

Eddie Bauer Jacket Donation Provides Warmth to Veterans in California

Fontana, CA  http://vfvfoundation.com Volunteers for Veterans Foundation Donor: Eddie Bauer Lives Impacted: 30 Volunteers for Veterans Foundation provides assistance to all active and retired Veterans and those who are in transition to civilian life awaiting VA benefits. All funds donated are used to help veterans and active military personnel. The foundation received a donation of jackets from Good360 and Eddie Bauer and distributed them to veterans and their families who didn’t have a jacket to ...
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How Reverse Logistics Can Help Businesses, Communities and the Planet

How Reverse Logistics Can Help Businesses, Communities and the Planet

Reverse logistics could be the next frontier of sustainability. That was one of the big themes to come out of the 17th Annual Reverse Logistics Association Conference and Expo Las Vegas 2020, which was attended by Good360.  Reverse logistics is the industry’s term for customer returns, and describes the process of moving goods from their intended final destination back to the retailer, manufacturer or another location to be sorted, restocked, recycled, reused, donated or trashed ...
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National Retailer Clothes Allow for Inclusive Fitness Options

National Retailer Clothes Allow for Inclusive Fitness Options

Fitnessability Inc Buffalo, NY Lives Impacted: 30 Joscelynn Ann Baio is determined to preserve her sister’s legacy. Her sister, Rachel was born with spina bifida and would have lived life in a wheelchair. Unfortunately, Rachel passed away early. Rachel’s time on Earth was enough to give her sister a purpose. Joscelynn was determined to provide fitness opportunities to everyone regardless of their physical ability. She became a certified adaptive Fitness Trainer and a Group Certified ...
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In celebration of International Women’s Day, Good360 Honors American Girl and Mattel’s Commitment to Female Representation

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Good360 Honors American Girl and Mattel’s Commitment to Female Representation

For the past four years, Good360 has worked with American Girl (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc.) to provide the world-famous dolls to children who otherwise may not have the chance to have one of their own. Last year alone, Good360 donated approximately $500,000 worth of American Girl dolls to thousands of U.S.-based nonprofits. This International Women’s Day, Good360 recognizes American Girl and Mattel for continuing to tell the stories of past heroines while ...
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What Employers Can Do to Confront Coronavirus

What Employers Can Do to Confront Coronavirus

The spread of the novel coronavirus disease known officially as COVID-19 is disrupting businesses across the globe.  Supply chains are slowing down in all kinds of industries. Hundreds of trade conferences and more than 200,000 flights around the world have been canceled since the virus erupted in China late last year. And the U.S. stock market saw its biggest drop since the 2008 financial crisis on fears of a business slowdown. Small businesses, in particular, ...
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Laptop Donation from Assurant, Inc. Increases Efficiency at Kaity’s Way

Laptop Donation from Assurant, Inc. Increases Efficiency at Kaity’s Way

Kaity's Way Phoenix, AZ Assurant, Inc. https://kaitysway.org/ Lives Impacted: 1,000 The mission of Kaity’s Way is to advocate for healthy teen relationships by providing education, skills and tools to youth and their allies. Our inclusive method addresses unhealthy relationships vs. healthy relationships and empowers everyone to be a solution to the problem and help break the cycle of violence. Ric and Bobbi Sudberry, the co-founders of Kaity’s Way, founded the organization after the murder of their daughter, ...
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Lenore Freeman Brings First Day Enthusiasm to Every Day of her 24-Year Career with Good360

Lenore Freeman Brings First Day Enthusiasm to Every Day of her 24-Year Career with Good360

In October 1995, Lenore Freeman began her long and successful career with Good360.  At the time, Lenore was finishing nursing school and working evenings taking care of elderly residents at a nursing home.  Despite her busy schedule, she agreed to help a friend who worked at Good360, and she volunteered to take on entry-level administrative tasks like typing letters and handling the mail.  In late November of that year, even though she found the work ...
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