June 25, 2016

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Introducing The Renewal Project: A Social Newsroom at America’s Intersection of Innovation, Community and Social Good

Posted: Jun 13, 2016 – 03:53 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jun. 13 /CSRwire/ - Allstate and Atlantic Media Strategies (AMS), a division of The Atlantic, today announced the launch of The Renewal Project, a social-first website and newsroom that will spotlight individuals and organizations advancing social good and...

Two Mexico City Landmarks Reopen With Support From The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

Posted: Jun 09, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 09 /CSRwire/ - The Tiffany Co. Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the newly restored Xochipilli Fountain and Composers Passage in Mexico Citys Chapultepec Park, one of the oldest public parks in the world. In 2014, the Foundation...

Hilton Prize Coalition Releases Film Highlighting Role of Development Organizations in Humanitarian Response to Nepal Earthquake

Posted: Jun 08, 2016 – 05:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Hilton Prize Coalition, an independent alliance of the 20 winners of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, announced the release of its short documentary film, On Shifting Ground, about the disaster relief efforts of development organizations in...

Walmart Foundation Donates $1 Million to Support The Salvation Army’s Hunger Programs

Posted: Jun 02, 2016 – 11:13 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - As part of its commitment to addressing hunger, the Walmart Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to The Salvation Army to aid the national nonprofits hunger relief programs. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have partnered with The...

Walmart Celebrates Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with Announcement of 130,828 Veteran Hires

Posted: May 24, 2016 – 02:58 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark, May 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility. On Memorial...

HARTMANN Partners with International Humanitarian Aid Organisation Care for First Social Impact Mission

Posted: Apr 20, 2016 – 04:01 PM EST

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - This morning, three employees from HARTMANNs offices in Germany, South Africa and Australia will wake up at nearly 3,000 meters above sea level. Their expedition cements a new, three-year partnership between HARTMANN and leading international humanitarian aid...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Welcomes The Honorable Bryanne A. Hamill to its Board of Directors

Posted: Apr 11, 2016 – 11:49 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced that the Honorable Bryanne A. Hamill (Retired) has joined the 108-year-old agencys Board of Directors. The retired New York City and State Family Court Judge will...

JPMorgan Chase Awards $1 Million to Small Business and Workforce Programs in New Orleans

Posted: Mar 22, 2016 – 05:00 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced $1 million in new philanthropic support to spur the growth of small businesses and help more New Orleanians find better jobs through improved workforce training. The firm will be supporting nonprofits that...

Globe Launches Digital Thumbprint Cyber Wellness Advocacy in Partnership with Optus, Singtel

Posted: Mar 11, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines, Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - Globe Telecom has joined forces with Optus and Singtel in launching Digital Thumbprint, an award winning program that teaches the youth to understand the impact of their online behavior and how to be safe and responsible for...

The North Face Announces 2016 Explore Fund Grants Open for Applications

Posted: Mar 02, 2016 – 04:05 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced the 2016 Explore Fund grant-giving program is now open through April 5, 2016 for applications. This year, $500,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations that connect people to the outdoors in meaningful...

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