October 20, 2018

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Global Impact Launches “Why #GiveGlobal?” Campaign to Inspire People and Companies to Give and Engage Globally

Posted: Oct 04, 2018 – 01:52 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - Today, Global Impact, a leader in growing global philanthropy, launched its Why #GiveGlobal? campaign to encourage individuals and businesses to engage globally through donating, advocating and volunteering. The campaign runs through Nov. 30, 2018 and the campaign...

UPS Employees Advance 2020 Goal to Contribute 20 Million Volunteer Hours of Service in Communities Around the World

Posted: Oct 01, 2018 – 10:05 AM EST

ATLANTA, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that the company will deploy nearly 40 percent more employees on five continents to contribute to 450 community service projects, in the companys 16th annual Global Volunteer Month. In 2014, CEO David Abney...

IMPACT2030 Announces 2018 Innovation Award Winners

Posted: Sep 26, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - At the 2018 IMPACT2030 global summit, September 5-7, at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the inaugural IMPACT2030 Innovation Awards were presented to recognize excellence in directing the collective skills, experience and talent of corporate volunteers towards...

The Salvation Army Receives $1.25 Million Grant From the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund at Foundation For The Carolinas to Aid Survivors of Hurricane Florence

Posted: Sep 21, 2018 – 11:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - Because of the generosity of Walmart and Sams Club customers, the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund at Foundation For The Carolinas has contributed $1,250,000 to The Salvation Army. The $1.25 million grant will support The Salvation Armys...

Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork Provides Protein for Area Individuals in Need

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 – 10:38 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined with Southern Event and Party, Pleasants BBQ, Wildes Tavern, and Overtime Sports earlier this year to break the current Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork. The previous record was set...

Grant Thornton Global CEO Appointed Chair of the Board for IMPACT2030

Posted: Sep 06, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - IMPACT2030 announced at its global summit at the United Nations headquarters in New York that Peter Bodin, Global CEO of Grant Thornton International, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors. Peter Bodin will succeed Grady...

Reef and Urban Surf 4 Kids Unite to Capture the Power of the Beach With New Docu-short “First Beach”

Posted: Aug 30, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - To ring in National Beach Day, REEF, the industry leader in beach footwear and apparel, announced the premiere of First Beach, a new docu-short featuring non-profit organization Urban Surf 4 Kids. The film takes viewers behind-the-scenes and...

Benevity Expands Global Corporate Giving and Employee Engagement Solution

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 – 01:35 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, announced the latest expansion to its market-leading international offering. Companies in Germany are now able to use Benevity to engage people in local...

Lowe’s Champions Underserved Communities With Volunteers and Nearly $8 Million to Keep America Beautiful

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautifuls longtime partner Lowes has donated an additional $1 million to the national nonprofit in 2018 to fund 44 grassroots initiatives as well as Keep America Beautifuls annual Great American Cleanup, the nations largest community...

VolunteerMatch and Verified Volunteers Join Forces

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 – 08:00 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15 /CSRwire/ - Whether its parents supporting their childs sports team or individuals lending a hand after a natural disaster, volunteers perform an essential service particularly when budgets are stretched thin. This support is welcomed by...

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