Happy Volunteer Week–We Couldn’t Do It without You!

By Jan McKenzie Service is the rent we pay for living. –Marion Wright Edelman With one in four Americans participating, volunteering can be considered a national pastime.  Each day, thousands of Americans carry out this practice without thought or requirement by going to homeless shelters, hospitals, churches, schools, museums and other institutions to provide service.
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With a Little ‘Chance’ and a Little ‘Lucky,’ an Impact Is Made

By Tara Laskowski In addition to the actual animals that get adopted or cared for through PetSmart stores each year, thousands of soft, furry huggable plush dogs and cats were recently gifted to children in need across the country thanks to a unique partnership with Good360. Chance, a loveable tan dog with long floppy ears,
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3M Employee Engagement Program Touches Local Nonprofits across the Country

By Tara Laskowski With more than 80,000 employees around the world, 3M’s culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3Mgives’ mission is to improve every life through innovative giving in education, community and the environment. In 2009, with the help of Good360, 3M developed the 3M Supplies4Nonprofit
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Community Redistribution Partners Summit Brings Together Good360 Partners

By Lindsay Jones Last week, staff from twenty of our Community Redistribution Partners (CRPs) joined Good360 in Monterey, CA, for the 2014 CRP Summit. This two-day summit gave Good360 staff a chance to meet with our largest partners in person, when we are usually scattered throughout the country. Not only is this a chance for
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Facebook Contest Winner Distributes Money to Help Kids in Need

By Tara Laskowski As a school nurse for more than 30 years, Sandra Lourenco met many kids in her community who had not much more than the clothes on their backs. She saw kids who came to school without underwear or socks because their parents couldn’t afford those items, children who couldn’t remember their birthday
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Good360 to Make Disaster Relief Efforts More Sustainable, Efficient, Effective with Help of Verizon

By Tara Laskowski According to the National Science Foundation, at least 60 percent of goods donated during disasters end up in landfills. It is that statistic that helps drive Good360′s Disaster Recovery360 platform, an online portal that will make disaster relief more sustainable and more efficient. With millions of people affected by natural disasters each
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Good360 Employee Earns Job and Diploma through Employment First Program Opportunity

By Tara Laskowski and Lindsay Jones At the Good360 National Distribution Center in Omaha, Nebraska, the potential for success stories goes beyond the product donations we distribute each day. The success stories are also found with our employees. Good360 participates in Nebraska’s Employment First Program, a welfare reform program which helps families achieve economic self-sufficiency
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