November 20, 2017

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Ten Emerging Social Initiatives Win 2017 J.M.K. Innovation Prize

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation, today announced ten winners of the second J.M.K. Innovation Prize, a grant making initiative that invests in early-stage efforts to address pressing social and environmental issues. The J.M.K....

American Apparel Launches New Pencils of Promise Collection to Support Literacy in Developing Countries

Posted: Nov 14, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

MONTREAL, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - American Apparel has launched a capsule collection of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in support of Pencils of Promise (POP) to fund the construction of schools and provide support for teachers in developing nations. POP is a US-based not-for-profit...

Smithfield Foods Supports Veterans with $25,000 Contribution to Warrior Canine Connection

Posted: Nov 09, 2017 – 10:43 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va, Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce it has joined forces with the Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a pioneering organization that utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery therapy model to...

ACCP Announces New Event Series

Posted: Nov 03, 2017 – 01:40 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 03 /CSRwire/ - ACCP will kick off a new program format of Summits with The Measurement Summit at KPMG LLP in Washington, D.C. on December 5th. ACCP, the Association for Corporate Citizenship Professionals, widely known for The Conference and The...

International Paper and American Red Cross Team up to ‘Sound the Alarm’

Posted: Nov 02, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. , Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - International Paper today announced it will be a national home fire prevention supporter with the American Red Cross. This commitment builds on International Papers long-time support of Red Cross disaster relief programs and will help people...

Boeing Announces More Than $50 Million in Grants to Support Nonprofits Worldwide

Posted: Nov 02, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced more than $50 million in grants to more than 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries globally. The annual contributions include a three-year commitment of more than $25 million in support of veterans recovery...

The Aetna Foundation Helps Improve the Health of 25 Communities Nationwide Through More Than $2 Million in Grants

Posted: Oct 30, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Approximately 60 percent of a persons life expectancy is driven by factors outside of the doctors office our individual behaviors, as well as social and environmental factors[1]. As part of its continued effort to address social determinants of...

Wesley Community Center Increases Local Impact with $150,000 Grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Posted: Oct 30, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Wesley Community Center is increasing its capacity to support more Houstonians with the help of a sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The Sun Club selected Wesley to receive $150,000 for solar power, energy efficiency...

SmartSimple Unveils Most Flexible Corporate Giving Solution on the Market

Posted: Oct 30, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - SmartSimple Software Ltd. (), a global leader in cloud-based automation software, today announced the launch of SmartSimple Corporate Giving, an enterprise-ready solution for powering philanthropic initiatives. From foundation and community granting, to in-kind donations, disaster relief, and...

Smithfield Foods and its Farmer John and Saag’s Brands Donate Nearly 90,000 Pounds of Protein to California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Posted: Oct 27, 2017 – 09:30 AM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 27 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods and its Farmer John and Saags brands have donated nearly 90,000 pounds of protein to the Redwood Empire Food Bank in California. The donation is part of Smithfields Helping Hungry Homes initiative, a program...

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