November 22, 2017

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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...

OppenheimerFunds Honored With 2017 Community Investment Award

Posted: Oct 26, 2017 – 03:00 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - The Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA) is pleased to announce OppenheimerFunds as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Community Investment Award. The award was presented at the MFEAs 21st STAR Awards Celebration on October 25 at...

Xylem Provides Expanded Support for Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

Posted: Oct 26, 2017 – 01:52 PM EST

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - Xylem announced plans to expand its support for the ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The Company has pledged financial support, including matching employee...

How to Make the Business Case for Pro Bono at Your Company

Posted: Oct 25, 2017 – 09:15 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /CSRwire/ - Those of us who have experienced pro bono service understand that it is a powerful way to drive social change. Pro bono can equip social good organizations with the expertise and support they need to serve more...

PepsiCo Recycling Increases Sustainability Funding to Colleges and Universities

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 – 01:30 PM EST

PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - PepsiCo Recycling is expanding its second year of the Zero Impact Fund, which offers eligible* colleges and universities an opportunity to bring campus eco-innovations to life. Through the Zero Impact Fund, schools can submit ideas to accomplish...

Helping Youth Build a Healthier East Durham Community With EDCI and GSK

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 – 12:10 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - On Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:30am 1:30pm, East Durham youth and their families will kick off another healthy school year with the East Durham Childrens Initiative (EDCI)s Youth Leadership Council. This weekly after-school program empowers East...

SC Johnson Provides Support for Earthquake Recovery

Posted: Oct 17, 2017 – 04:15 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today announced the donation of $100,000 to the Red Cross to help relief efforts following the earthquakes and aftershocks that devastated parts of Mexico. Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this...

Walmart Foundation Commits $500,000 to Operation Homefront to Support Military Families Impacted by Recent Hurricanes

Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 03:44 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO, TX, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Walmart Foundation is committing $500,000 to Operation Homefronts Critical Financial Assistance program to help meet the unique and urgent needs of military families affected by the 2017 hurricane season. The funding will support the financial...

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