August 31, 2016

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Cox Conserves Heroes Program Celebrates 50 Environmental Volunteers Making a Difference Across the Nation

Posted: Aug 26, 2016 – 02:14 PM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - The Cox Conserves Heroes program, presented by Cox Enterprises and The Trust for Public Land, achieved a milestone with its 50th winner. The program was created in 2008 to honor volunteers who are creating and preserving shared outdoor...

Employee Volunteers Support Rhode Island Families In Crisis During Blue Cross & Blue Shield Of Rhode Island 5th Annual Day Of Service

Posted: Aug 25, 2016 – 10:10 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 25 /CSRwire/ - More than 70 percent of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) employees will support local families in crisis during Blue across Rhode Island, the states largest employee day of service. Seven participating organizations, across thirteen...

ServiceMaster Employees Give Back to Communities Across the Nation, Third Annual #WeServeDay

Posted: Aug 19, 2016 – 07:00 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 19 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Today more than 1,000 employees from ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, are gearing up to be a part of something special by volunteering with community...

Academy Award-Winning Actor, Cuba Gooding Jr., Visits With Youth at Local Boys & Girls Club of America to Celebrate the Maytag Dependable Leader Awards

Posted: Aug 17, 2016 – 06:23 PM EST

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 17 /CSRwire/ - Boys Girls Clubs of America has been a long-standing symbol of dependability for Cuba Gooding Jr. His local Boys Girls Club and its mentors were an important part of Cubas youth and a place he counted...

Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company Call for Daily Point of Light Award Nominations for Families

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 – 04:34 PM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 11 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company will celebrate the impact of family volunteering across the nation by honoring exemplary family volunteers with a Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes their commitment to volunteering as...

Team Honda Week of Service Lends a Helping Hand Across North America

Posted: Aug 03, 2016 – 04:17 PM EST

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - Some 16,000 volunteers participated in the inaugural Honda Week of Service last month, performing a variety of community services that highlighted the important work of local community organizations throughout North America. One community organization benefiting from the...

Maytag and Boys & Girls Clubs of America Enlist Kid President to Help Honor ‘Awesome’ Adults

Posted: Jul 28, 2016 – 05:54 PM EST

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - Dependable adults make a difference in the lives of youth every day, and oftentimes the hard work can go unnoticed. Thats why Maytag and Boys Girls Clubs of America have been honoring Boys Girls Club members...

Bacardi Beautifies South Florida with Tree Planting Initiative

Posted: Jul 26, 2016 – 02:57 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jul. 26 /CSRwire/ - For the second year in a row, Bacardi, Million Trees Miami and American Forests joined forces to plant trees in Miami-Dade County at as part of American Forests Community ReLeaf program to help beautify and restore...

Tennessee Agency Owner Who Created Nonprofit in Memory of Late Daughter Named Allstate’s National Volunteer of the Year

Posted: Jul 13, 2016 – 06:33 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - Allstate agency owner David Erb has been named Allstates national volunteer of the year, recognized for his commitment to breaking down barriers for people with disabilities. Inspired by his daughter Amelias diagnosis with acute microcephaly a birth...

Newman’s Own Foundation Grant Feeds Growth at Link to Libraries

Posted: Jul 06, 2016 – 08:30 AM EST

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ - Link to Libraries, Inc., which has donated a half million new books to children in New England, just booked a donation of its own a $15,000 grant from Newmans Own Foundation. An all-volunteer nonprofit with no...

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