3 Ways You Can Support Food Banks at Work

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Many of us take the food in our refrigerators and cupboards for granted.  It can be easy to forget that hunger is real, and people all around us may not know where their next meal will come from.  Food insecurity doesn’t discriminate, affecting an estimated 40 million Americans, 12 million which are children. Food banks can help fill the gap for those who face a food shortage by collecting food and then distributing it to various local hunger relief agencies, who in turn distribute to those affected.
With the holidays approaching, it’s important to recognize the work that these organizations do each day and do our part to help support them and those in need in our communities. We spoke with Blanca Tristani who runs the local food pantry here in Amsterdam New York, Catholic Charities, about ways we can all lend a hand.
Here are a few ideas of ways that you can rally the troops at work and help those in need!

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B2Basics: 4 Tips to Beef Up Cyber-Security for Your Small Business

cyber security laptopIf your company conducts business online, stores sensitive information on the organization’s computers or even does something as innocuous as sending emails, you’re in danger of being compromised by criminals. These cyber-attacks are being carried out on small businesses at an alarming rate and cause all kinds of damage including but not limited to loss of data, loss of income and, arguably worse than either one of those, loss of your customer’s trust.
But don’t fear because this week we’re taking a look at a few ways that you can shore up your team’s security and avoid all of these headaches. Continue reading “B2Basics: 4 Tips to Beef Up Cyber-Security for Your Small Business”