October 23, 2018

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The UPS Foundation Mobilizes its Disaster Relief Network and Pledges an Initial $1 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 – 03:45 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a more than $1 million commitment through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts following the devastating flooding, infrastructure damage and utility outages caused by Hurricane Florence. Through a combination of cash grants,...

Walmart and Sam’s Club Announce Customer Campaign to Assist With 2018 U.S. Hurricane Relief

Posted: Sep 14, 2018 – 08:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - With a catastrophic storm, flooding and power outages hitting the Eastern Seaboard, Walmart and Sams Club are launching a customer campaign to assist impacted communities with hurricane relief. Walmart is matching customer donations to Foundation For The...

Benevity Data Highlights New Direction for 2018 Year-End Corporate Giving

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 – 09:25 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced three emerging trends likely to impact charitable giving during the biggest giving months of the year: September through December, when 50%...

Texas Instruments Grants $8.1 Million to Provide Access to Education in Under-resourced Areas Throughout North Texas

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

DALLAS, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced today that its corporate and foundation education grants total $8.1 million in 2018, of which $6.9 million (85%) aims to improve kindergarten through 12th grade science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education....

Smithfield Foods Donates $100,000 to the Wilmington Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Posted: Sep 05, 2018 – 09:48 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a significant donation to the Food Bank of Central Eastern North Carolina to support its Wilmington Branch Location, serving Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover,...

Whole Kids Foundation® Launches 2018 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign

Posted: Sep 04, 2018 – 12:58 PM EST

$3M goal will allow nonprofit to fund edible educational gardens, healthy teacher programs, salad bars in schools, and educational bee programs; Applications for grants being accepted now

Wells Fargo Commits $5 Million to Establish GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

Posted: Sep 03, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

DENVER, Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today a philanthropic commitment of $5 million over three years to support solar projects in tribal communities across the U.S. The donation to nonprofit GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making solar technology...

Smithfield Foods Supports Mobile Food Pantry for Virginia Veterans

Posted: Aug 24, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has once again donated $50,000 to the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank to support its Veterans Mobile Food Pantry at the VA Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia. This is...

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...

YourCause and Charities Trust Announce Global Partnership to Boost Employee Giving and Engagement in the United Kingdom

Posted: Aug 22, 2018 – 10:45 AM EST

PLANO, Texas , Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, the leader in enterprise philanthropic technology, and Charities Trust, one of the U.K.s leading donation management organizations, have joined forces to boost employee-driven charitable giving in the United Kingdom. Charities Trust will provide YourCause clients...

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