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Philanthropy Spotlight

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“In the Spotlight” is our philanthropy page. It is our pleasure to “spotlight” an organization or company’s good works to offer support and increase visibility for their efforts. While some were started locally or domestically, they have had a world-wide effect. If you have a nomination, submit via our “contact page,” for consideration.

World Connections Foundation”

Collaboration between some of the WORLD’S BEST INSTITUTIONS AND EDUCATORS is happening right here on the World Connections Foundation platform. This is where individuals have the means to capitalize on the strengths of diverse learning institutions throughout their academic journey, and where qualified professionals, universities and other educational organizations enjoy . . .
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Career Connectors

Career Connectors is a non-profit organization which has served over 24,000 people in job transition, is recognized as a major Valley networking group and has garnered attention as far away as the White House. The original mission of “helping people with their resumes for free” has grown to serve a newly formed demographic born of the Recession—the midlevel professional who . . .
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Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

At some point in our lives we all need a “new beginning or fresh start.” However, those facing life’s biggest challenges probably need that fresh start the most. We are blessed with . . . organizations such as Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Their founders saw a need and filled it, and the community . . .
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Global Chamber® … Around the World

The Global Chamber is the first Chamber of Commerce that is dedicated to support business growth collaboratively everywhere in the world. It debuted on November 5, 2014, in a launch ceremony with Mayor Greg Stanton and business leaders at Phoenix City Hall. Now, it has become a thriving and collaborating community of CEOs, executives, and professionals in 500
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Phoenix Focus: “What is your CQ?”

For this "spotlight," we have selected the University of Phoenix, Alumni Association Magazine. It shares tips for improving your cultural intelligence, offers a wild kingdom leadership quiz, and discusses great leaders (born or made) as it relates to environment and circumstance. And that is not all! We know that you will benefit from their Winter 2014 edition. Follow our link to read their magazine.
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Girl Scouts around the World

Founded by Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low on March 12, 1912, Girl Scouts of the USA has a membership of over 3.2 million girls and adults, a significant growth from its modest beginnings nearly a century ago. In fact, more than 59 million women in the U.S. today are Girl Scout alumnae. From their willingness to tackle important societal issues, to their commitment to diversity and inclusiveness, Girl Scouts is dedicated to
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Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America was founded in the United States in 1910, based on the concepts of a similar organization founded in England by Lord Baden Powell. This organization, now over 100 years since its founding, was established for boys to build character and leadership skills until they reach the age of 18 by focusing on the Scout
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Opportunity Advancement Innovation

Educating Individuals and Communities to Live Safe and Sustainable Lives ... Headquartered in downtown Chicago, OAI, Inc., (Opportunity Advancement Innovation in Workplace Development) is a nonprofit training and education agency founded in 1976 by current president Tipawan T-Q Reed. OAI values innovation, respect for all peoples and their cultures, a passion for quality, dedication to hard work, and commitment to
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Rebuilding Lives One Family at a Time

Students are our future. In addition to concentrating on their academics, many are rebuilding lives. Robert Monge, finance and economics student at the University of Iowa, recently posted Tippie Build Habitat for Humanity. (I learned of this posting via my LinkedIn connection with Professor Joyce Berg). “Tippie Build” is an organization made up of students and
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Gabriel’s Angels

Animal-assisted therapy programs are recognized worldwide. An animal’s powerful influence in the healing process ranges from giving prison inmates a purpose to helping an abused child bond with a new foster family to putting a smile on a hospital patient’s face. The types of animals involved in therapy programs are countless. This “In the Spotlight” is devoted to Gabriel’s Angels. The mission of Gabriel's Angels is to deliver healing pet therapy to
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