Creative social impact – Benojo weekly roundup

Each week we aim to bring you the biggest stories across the CSR, philanthropy and charity space. Here’s all the latest in the world of social impact.

5 considerations for finding the right corporate partner

Finding the right corporate partner can be hard work. It’s a process that can take much time, patience, planning, research and relationship building. Here are five considerations charities and not-for-profits should factor into their search for the right corporate partner

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The Internet raised $50,000 to help a retired police officer keep his K9 partnerk9_auction

The Internet can often be a cold, dark place. But there are instances when a story strikes such a chord with online audiences that a community can coalesce around a subject for the greater good.

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Green spaces make kids smarter

Spending time in nature is correlated with better mental health, attention, and mood in both children and adults. A new study out Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that green spaces can actually boost cognitive outcomes in children—in part by protecting their brains from air pollutants.

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Powerful artworks that will remind you of the inequalities and injustices in the worldPowerful-Artworks-That-Will-Remind-You-Of-The-Inequalities--Injustices

Artists like Joe Webb are determined to at the very least get conversations of inequality started by juxtaposing the extreme wealth and luxury many of us enjoy in the West with the poverty and hardship of those in developing nations.

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Kind-hearted Brits give more to charity than most of Europe

The UK had the fourth highest rate of charitable donations in a study of 24 nations and topped all other EU countries that were looked at.

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Charity helps children affected by Pinery bushfire with back-to-school supplieskids

Organisers of the Adelaide Fires 2015 Facebook page have been busy delivering more than 230 backpacks to students affected by November's Pinery bushfire.

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