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Macomb Innovation Fund Awards $300,000 to Five Detroit-area Technology-focused Startups

Posted: Nov 18, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

WARREN, Mich.,, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $300,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase Co. The Innovation Fund is a $2.7 million effort to stimulate...

3BL Media Webinar Focuses on ROI of Community Involvement Programs

Posted: Nov 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

Join 3BL Media and Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for a free webinar Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. ET.

Giving Rural Women a Chance of Entrepreneurial Success

Posted: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and retailer Bata Shoe Organization, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to train and employ 5,000 low-income rural women...

JPMorgan Chase Celebrates Opening of the Latest Community Development Project Financed by $100 Million Commitment to Detroit’s Recovery

Posted: Sep 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today joined with partners from PK Housing, Midtown Detroit, Inc., Capital Impact Partners, Invest Detroit and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation in announcing the grand opening of the latest community development project in Detroit financed by...

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Helps Local Hunger-Relief Agencies Feed More Families

Posted: Sep 09, 2015 – 11:35 AM EST

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - In honor of Hunger Action MonthTM, BJs Charitable Foundation announces today that it will provide grants to Feeding America and 21 member food banks totaling $600,000. Grants will support capacity building, food safety training and transportation costs...

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...

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