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Advisory: Habitat and MetLife Build Big for Long Island Family

Posted: Aug 07, 2015 – 03:20 PM EST

BELLPORT, N.Y., Aug. 07 /CSRwire/ - An annual tradition, volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk and MetLife Foundation will come together to build a new, and more comfortable, home in partnership with the Miranda family in Bellport. Volunteers, equipped with hard hats...

Pact Mobilizes to Provide Critical Assistance to Myanmar Flood Victims

Posted: Aug 05, 2015 – 04:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 05 /CSRwire/ - Pact, one of the longest serving international organizations in Myanmar, is mobilizing to provide immediate aid to victims of the recent devastating floods. At work in the country for nearly two decades, Pact has substantial operations across central...

Arby’s Kicks Off 2015 National Restaurant Fundraiser To Help End Childhood Hunger in America

Posted: Aug 03, 2015 – 02:30 PM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - Childhood hunger lives in communities large and small across the country, with no regard for geographic or demographic boundaries. In an effort to raise awareness to this issue and help end childhood hunger in America, Arby restaurants are...

GM Volunteers Set Record for Life Remodeled Project

Posted: Aug 03, 2015 – 01:22 PM EST

DETROIT, Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - A record 3,700 volunteers from General Motors will help deep clean a high school, board up vacant residences, whack weeds and mow lawns next week as part of the non-profit Life Remodeled effort to make over the 4.5...

JetBlue Proudly Supports its Communities Through Partnerships and Volunteering

Posted: Jul 21, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jul. 21 /CSRwire/ - In September, crewmembers from JetBlue got in on the #IceBucketChallenge action to raise money and awareness for ALS. Watch JetBlues CEO, Robin Hayes, join the fun in this video. You can also watch it on Vimeo...

Project C.U.R.E. Agreement with Newmont Continues Medical Support in Developing Countries

Posted: Jul 13, 2015 – 04:27 PM EST

DENVER, Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - Building on an eleven-year partnership, Project C.U.R.E. and Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) () today announced a three-year agreement to deliver at least $8 million in medical supplies as well as life-saving training for health care providers to...

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Accepting Applications for 2016 Donations

Posted: Jul 13, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, a program formed by Green Mountain Energy Company to donate solar projects to non-profit organizations, has been transformed into an independent non-profit and is expanding its mission and scope to go...

American Refining Group Wins 2015 Pennsylvania Governor's ImPAct Award

Posted: Jun 26, 2015 – 11:23 AM EST

HERSHEY, Pa, Jun. 26 /CSRwire/ - American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) won the 2015 Pennsylvania Governors ImPAct Award in the Community ImPAct category for the North Central region in May. The Community ImPAct award is ultimately given to a company that exemplifies the...

Tigo Foundation and Seattle International Foundation Partner to Promote Transparency and Combat Corruption in Guatemala

Posted: Jun 01, 2015 – 04:00 PM EST

GUATEMALA, Jun. 01 /CSRwire/ - Tigo Foundation signed a partnership agreement with Seattle International Foundation (SIF) to support significant transparency and accountability measures in Guatemala. Tigo Foundation and SIF are investing US$100,000 in grant funds for Accin Ciudadana for projects to monitor public...

JPMorgan Chase 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report Reflects Focus on Cities as Engines of Economic Growth

Posted: May 14, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 14 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting steps the firm is taking to support economic growth and address critical challenges facing cities around the world. The report, Global Strength: At Work in Cities,...

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