August 29, 2016

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Anthem Blue Cross Partners With Community Organizations To Help Prevent Diabetes

Published: Aug 29, 2016 – 11:05 AM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 29 /CSRwire/ - Working with community groups such as Black Women for Wellness and Valley Jewish Community Center as well as large, national organizations, Anthem Blue Cross has launched an ambitious diabetes prevention program to educate, treat and support...

Employee Volunteers Support Rhode Island Families In Crisis During Blue Cross & Blue Shield Of Rhode Island 5th Annual Day Of Service

Published: Aug 25, 2016 – 10:10 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 25 /CSRwire/ - More than 70 percent of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) employees will support local families in crisis during Blue across Rhode Island, the state's largest employee day of service. Seven participating organizations, across thirteen...

OppenheimerFunds Supports Boston Community During Distribution Symposium

Published: Aug 23, 2016 – 11:00 AM EST

BOSTON, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds employees supported the local community during its recent Distribution Symposium in Boston. Conference attendees assembled 30 toddler beds, 100 blankets, and 100 superhero capes for children in Boston Cares' partner programs. The firm also provided a $10,000...

MGM Resorts Foundation Now Accepting Nonprofit Grant Proposals for the 2016 – 2017 Community Grant Fund Program

Published: Aug 19, 2016 – 01:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 19 /CSRwire/ - The MGM Resorts Foundation will accept nonprofit grant applications through its online portal until Sept. 23, 2016. Funding will be awarded to local nonprofit agencies that provide services focused on strengthening neighborhoods, strengthening children and providing strength...

The Costa Crociere Foundation Lanches 6 New Social Betterment and Marine Environmental Projects

Published: Jul 22, 2016 – 03:19 PM EST

GENOA, Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - The Costa Crociere Foundation (www.costa-crociere-foundation.com) has concluded the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations and has chosen six new social betterment and marine environmental protection projects for funding. During the period of the call for proposals...

Pact and Chevron Launch Integrated Program to Fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

Published: Jul 18, 2016 – 09:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact and Chevron announced the launch of PROMOT II, a $1.5 million, two-year initiative to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The initiative, launching this week during the 21st International...

Introducing The Renewal Project: A Social Newsroom at America’s Intersection of Innovation, Community and Social Good

Published: Jun 13, 2016 – 03:53 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jun. 13 /CSRwire/ - Allstate and Atlantic Media Strategies (AMS), a division of The Atlantic, today announced the launch of The Renewal Project, a social-first website and newsroom that will spotlight individuals and organizations advancing social good and...

Two Mexico City Landmarks Reopen With Support From The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

Published: Jun 09, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 09 /CSRwire/ - The Tiffany Co. Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the newly restored Xochipilli Fountain and Composer's Passage in Mexico City's Chapultepec Park, one of the oldest public parks in the world. In 2014, the Foundation...

Hilton Prize Coalition Releases Film Highlighting Role of Development Organizations in Humanitarian Response to Nepal Earthquake

Published: Jun 08, 2016 – 05:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Hilton Prize Coalition, an independent alliance of the 20 winners of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, announced the release of its short documentary film, "On Shifting Ground," about the disaster relief efforts of development organizations in...

Walmart Foundation Donates $1 Million to Support The Salvation Army’s Hunger Programs

Published: Jun 02, 2016 – 11:13 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - As part of its commitment to addressing hunger, the Walmart Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to The Salvation Army to aid the national nonprofit's hunger relief programs. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have partnered with The...

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