October 07, 2015

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Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Named One of America’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Published: Oct 06, 2015 – 04:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin announced that it has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Spence-Chapin was ranked 87th on the organization's 2015 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List. "Our staff helps to build...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Brings Its International Granny Program to Children at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

Published: Oct 01, 2015 – 10:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a New York City-based non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today the launching its first domestic Granny Program, expanding their successful international program to the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center in Yonkers, NY. The Elizabeth Seton...

Giving Rural Women a Chance of Entrepreneurial Success

Published: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and retailer Bata Shoe Organization, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to train and employ 5,000 low-income rural women...

JPMorgan Chase Celebrates Opening of the Latest Community Development Project Financed by $100 Million Commitment to Detroit’s Recovery

Published: Sep 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today joined with partners from PK Housing, Midtown Detroit, Inc., Capital Impact Partners, Invest Detroit and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation in announcing the grand opening of the latest community development project in Detroit financed by...

Spence-Chapin Services To Families And Children Now Accepting New Applications For Their Domestic Infant Adoption Program

Published: Sep 16, 2015 – 01:28 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today they are now accepting new applications for their Domestic Infant Adoption Program. The agency is opening the process beyond the current waiting...

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Helps Local Hunger-Relief Agencies Feed More Families

Published: Sep 09, 2015 – 11:35 AM EST

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - In honor of Hunger Action MonthTM, BJ's Charitable Foundation announces today that it will provide grants to Feeding America and 21 member food banks totaling $600,000. Grants will support capacity building, food safety training and transportation costs...

Advisory: Habitat and MetLife Build Big for Long Island Family

Published: Aug 07, 2015 – 03:20 PM EST

BELLPORT, N.Y., Aug. 07 /CSRwire/ - An annual tradition, volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk and MetLife Foundation will come together to build a new, and more comfortable, home in partnership with the Miranda family in Bellport. Volunteers, equipped with hard hats...

Pact Mobilizes to Provide Critical Assistance to Myanmar Flood Victims

Published: Aug 05, 2015 – 04:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 05 /CSRwire/ - Pact, one of the longest serving international organizations in Myanmar, is mobilizing to provide immediate aid to victims of the recent devastating floods. At work in the country for nearly two decades, Pact has substantial operations across central...

Arby’s Kicks Off 2015 National Restaurant Fundraiser To Help End Childhood Hunger in America

Published: Aug 03, 2015 – 02:30 PM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - Childhood hunger lives in communities large and small across the country, with no regard for geographic or demographic boundaries. In an effort to raise awareness to this issue and help end childhood hunger in America, Arby's restaurants are...

GM Volunteers Set Record for Life Remodeled Project

Published: Aug 03, 2015 – 01:22 PM EST

DETROIT, Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - A record 3,700 volunteers from General Motors will help deep clean a high school, board up vacant residences, whack weeds and mow lawns next week as part of the non-profit Life Remodeled effort to make over the 4.5...



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