February 18, 2019

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Scotiabank Invests $15 Million to Help Provide Young People in the GTA a Strong Start

Posted: Feb 04, 2019 – 02:53 PM EST

TORONTO, Feb. 04 /CSRwire/ - Today, United Way Greater Toronto announced a $15-million investment from Scotiabank to help ensure that young people in the GTA have the opportunities and resources they need to have a bright future. The funds the largest corporate commitment...

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

Posted: Jan 24, 2019 – 09:05 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - On January 23rd, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Smithfields contribution was part of the companys 2019 Helping Hungry Homes donation tour. Helping...

New York City Establishes Affordable Housing Fund with $2 Million Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

Posted: Dec 24, 2018 – 09:42 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 /CSRwire/ - The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announced today the Citys Neighborhood Pillars Program with a $2 million commitment from the Wells Fargo Foundation. As...

YourCause, Charity Charge Collaborate to Drive Fundraising Innovation for Nonprofit Partners Through Recurring Credit Card Purchases

Posted: Dec 20, 2018 – 05:53 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, the leader in global enterprise philanthropic technology, and Charity Charge, the exclusive provider of Mastercard credit cards capable of automatically earning tax-deductible cash donations for the cardholders preferred charity, have partnered to drive fundraising innovation for...

Smithfield Foods Donates $15,000 to Help Build Outdoor Amphitheater

Posted: Dec 13, 2018 – 02:15 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year....

Subaru Helps Save the Lives of Pets During 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

Posted: Nov 30, 2018 – 10:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Through a partnership with Best Friends Animal Societys No Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) initiative, the adoption...

Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit at North Carolina School

Posted: Nov 30, 2018 – 09:59 AM EST

EDEN, N.C., Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to locate a new smartflower solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolinaa project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area,...

DICK’S Sporting Goods and the DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation “Give the Gift of Sport” This Holiday Season With More Than $6 Million Going to Support Youth Sports Teams

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - Today on Giving Tuesday, DICKS Sporting Goods and The DICKS Sporting Goods Foundation, announced a $6 million commitment to support youth sports teams in need. Since 2014, DICKS and the DICKS Foundation have committed over $55 million and...

Benevity Data Shows #GivingTuesday Activates First-Time Givers

Posted: Nov 26, 2018 – 09:35 AM EST

CALGARY, AB, Nov. 26 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that among its enterprise clients, nearly half of all employees who donated or volunteered through Benevity for the first time on...

Hanes Launches 2018 National Sock Drive to Help the Homeless

Posted: Nov 21, 2018 – 11:22 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - Simple things can bring great comfort to those living without shelter. That is why Americas No. 1 basic apparel, underwear and sock brand is donating 225,000 pairs of socks to organizations fighting homelessness across the United States...

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