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New Student-Based Effort to Increase Involvement in Public Life Launches During a National Week of Action
New Web site blends learning, fun and technology; lets kids camp out all year round
PORTLAND, OR In the final week of fundraising to send Portland Public School sixth graders to Outdoor School this Spring, Columbia Sportswear Company® (Nasdaq: COLM), maker of high quality outdoor apparel and footwear, will match any donations made to the Friends of Outdoor...
Beaverton, OR - The Oregon Office of Energy has presented Nike with the 2002 Energy Partnership award for its outstanding achievement of energy-efficiency improvements in Oregon public schools. Last year, the Office of Energy and Nike partnered to direct $1 million to state...
Nationwide Rollout Brings Communication Technology to Deaf Community
Allstate Foundation Partners with National Crime Prevention Council
$9 Million Dollar Grant Program Now Available to Build Technology Infrastructure for Nonprofit Organizations Serving Local Communities
SAN DIEGO, CA - Super Bowl XXXVII brings much more than football to San Diego area residents. Throughout the week preceding the game, more than 40 charitable activities will enliven, enrich and assist the community and provide lasting legacies. The week's activities will...
Top executives from Cargill, Chiquita Brands, Ernst & Young, General Mills, Liz Claiborne, McKinsey & Company and Young & Rubicam to volunteer their time
National Award Recognizes Kroger Store in Cincinnati Featuring Lower Aisle Markers, Sales Flyers in Braille and Other Accommodations for the Visually Impaired