March 29, 2017

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Gap Year Leads to Global Stage for NGOs

After my senior year of high school, I decided to take a gap year before beginning my freshman year of college at George Washington University. I traveled to Russia, China, Cambodia, Israel, Jordan, South Africa and Tanzania. In each country,...

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Arrow Electronics Shares DigiTruck Success at Posner Center Leadership Event

Published: Mar 16, 2017 – 05:05 PM EST

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Denver-based Posner Center for International Development's mission is to build a community of innovators who grow lasting solutions to global poverty. Arrow Electronics CSR Manager Alex West was recently invited to speak at the Center's Business...

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

Published: Mar 10, 2017 – 04:08 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 10 /CSRwire/ - More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help...

CARE and Cargill Renew Partnership to Improve 1 Million Lives by 2020

Published: Mar 09, 2017 – 11:57 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - Marking International Women's Day, CARE and Cargill today announced a renewed three-year, $7 million commitment to improve 1 million lives by 2020, many of them women in rural communities around the globe. Cargill and CARE have collaborated for...

Mayor, Investors and Affordable Housing Partners Announce Launch of San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund

Published: Feb 24, 2017 – 05:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Mayor Edwin M. Lee, affordable housing developers and private investors announced their support on Thursday for an innovative new tool to help preserve and produce homes for working-class families in San Francisco. The San Francisco Housing Accelerator...

HanesBrands' Continuing Education Program For Employees is Transforming Lives in Central America and the Caribbean

Published: Feb 23, 2017 – 04:52 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - When Felipa Benitez joined HanesBrands' Honduras operations seven years ago, she could not read or write. Today, the 34-year-old mother of two is one of the latest HanesBrands employees to hold a new high school diploma after...

Consumers Energy Employees Walk in Michigan Communities to Help Residents Stay Warm This Winter

Published: Feb 17, 2017 – 01:15 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy employees are encouraging community members to join them in Walks for Warmth across Michigan, raising funds to help families to stay warm. "Our employees live and work in the communities we serve, and we are...

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