November 28, 2015 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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VML Marks 10th Annual Foundation Day with Worldwide Volunteering

Posted: Sep 24, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, M.O., Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - Global marketing agency VML is holding its 10th annual Foundation Day on Wednesday, Sept. 24. The agency is marking this anniversary by holding its first worldwide Foundation Day, with employees in nearly 20 international offices volunteering...

BRINGING MUSIC PROGRAMS BACK TO LOS ANGELES SCHOOLS: Playing For Change partners with Celerity Schools to create a powerful educational program utilizing the power of music to make positive social change.

Posted: Sep 18, 2014 – 09:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, C.A., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - In an effort to support students in underserved urban areas, Celerity Global Development and Playing For Change will be hosting Playing For Change Day (, at various Celerity Schools throughout the US on Friday, September 19th....

America Recycles Day 2014 Opens Registration for Local Events

Posted: Sep 10, 2014 – 06:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - Online event registration is now open for America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nations leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities. America Recycles Day, which takes place annually on and...

Samsung Launches its Fifth Annual $2 Million Solve for Tomorrow Contest for U.S. Public Schools

Posted: Sep 08, 2014 – 09:40 AM EST

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - Samsung today announced that entries are open for the fifth annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest a nationwide competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by challenging students and teachers to tackle...

Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT Program Invests $5.5 Million to Boost Homeownership in Indianapolis and Marion County

Posted: Sep 05, 2014 – 02:07 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, I.N., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America and Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) will join Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard to announce the Indianapolis Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFTprogram, an initiative offering $5.5 million from Wells Fargo to boost homeownership and...

Ashoka U Celebrates Partnership with The Moxie Foundation

Posted: Sep 04, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

Arlington, VA, Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Moxie Foundation is partnering with Ashoka U to raise standards and accessibility of social entrepreneurship programs at colleges and universities around the world. With the support of a $1.1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation, Ashoka... and Vodafone India to Plant 300,000 Trees in Kanha-Pench to Develop India's First Private Wildlife Corridor

Posted: Aug 27, 2014 – 12:00 AM EST

Bhopal, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Tree planting to benefit rural communities with livelihood opportunities Provide enhanced forest cover linking Kanha - Pench National Parks to facilitate wildlife movement, enlarge wildlife habitats and improve water catchment Help Vodafone India to offset the carbon footprint...

ServiceMaster Employees Preparing for Ambitious Volunteer Effort

Posted: Aug 20, 2014 – 12:00 AM EST

MEMPHIS, T.N., Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, announced that more than a thousand of its employees will undertake simultaneous volunteer efforts across the country in celebration of...

Ebola Crisis Fund Launches

Posted: Aug 14, 2014 – 09:54 AM EST

WAYNE, PA, Aug. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Ebola Crisis Fund seeks to raise $1 million over the next three months as an immediate response to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. As donations are received, the Ebola Crisis Fund will...

Grammy Award-Winning Poet J. Ivy Helps Launch ServiceWorks, a 10-City Initiative to Help 25,000 Underserved Young Adults Develop Skills for College, Careers

Posted: Jul 31, 2014 – 12:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jul. 31 /CSRwire/ - Abe Sierra grew up in Boston, with few resources and fewer role models. He dropped out of high school but eventually got his GED and joined City Year as an AmeriCorps member. Serving as a tutor...



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