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Investing in Energy Access

Posted: Feb 26, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

By Robyn McGuckin, Energy Specialist at Global Communities

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Announce Powerful Opportunity for Students and Educators to Inspire Communities Nationwide

Posted: Jan 26, 2018 – 10:27 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - In an effort to spark a social movement against hatred in all forms, USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today launched the fifth annual...

Global Communities and Cargill Partner to Facilitate Agricultural Trade, Improved Market Access in Kenya

Posted: Jan 22, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Global Communities and Cargill have entered into a strategic partnership to promote agricultural trade for small- and medium-sized agribusinesses in Kenya. The collaboration will stimulate commercial linkages between Cargill and Kenyan small- and medium-sized agribusiness that...

Next City Launches New Section Focused on Urban Solutions for Inclusive Economic Growth With Support From Citi Community Development

Posted: Jan 18, 2018 – 01:26 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 /CSRwire/ - Next City today announced the launch of its newest editorial section, The Bottom Line, made possible with support from Citi Community Development. Through enterprise reporting, news coverage and op-eds written by public and private sector leaders, The...

Scotiabank Drafts Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs as its Newest Teammate

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 – 03:13 PM EST

TORONTO, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs has joined the Scotiabank team. "I'm excited about the chance to join Scotiabank's team and the other great players who work to do so much to support kids on and off...

ARG Makes Holiday Gift to McKean County Community Foundation

Posted: Dec 14, 2017 – 02:09 PM EST

BRADFORD, Pa., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) presented the recently established McKean County Community Foundation (MCCF) with a charitable gift of $1,000 this holiday season. Every year during the Christmas season instead of purchasing thousands of traditional, paper greeting...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Saves Houston-Based Refugee Soccer Team With Surprise Donation

Posted: Dec 11, 2017 – 11:08 AM EST

DICK’S and The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation committed $2 million in donations to schools, leagues and teams impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; Houston-based team receives surprise funding and equipment; $1 million from Sports Matter still available to impacted programs.

Gifts of Energy an Ideal Way to Help Others on Giving Tuesday

Posted: Nov 28, 2017 – 01:34 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 28 /CSRwire/ - Gifts of Energy from Consumers Energy offer a convenient solution for those who want to help others this Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) is a global day where people are encouraged to donate time, goods or their...

CITGO Lemont Refinery Brings Bess the Book Bus to Lemont School

Posted: Nov 23, 2017 – 08:25 AM EST

LEMONT, Ill., Nov. 23 /CSRwire/ - The CITGO Lemont Refinery and mobile literacy outreach program, Bess the Book Bus, brought the joy of reading to local students at St. Cyril and Methodius School in Lemont during the month of October. Approximately 105 books...

Chef Miranda Rosenfelt of Sally’s Middle Name Wins DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight

Posted: Nov 17, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

Washington, D.C., Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Chef Miranda Rosenfelt took home the top honor last night at DC Central Kitchens signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, presented by Smithfield Foods. Local chefs Douglas Alexander of Art and Soul, Hamilton Johnson of Honeysuckle, Bobby...

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