November 21, 2017

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Community development is the process by which civic leaders, activists, local citizens, and professionals improve various aspects of local communities. It empowers individuals with the skills needed to effect change, including building political power and working for a common agenda based on values of fairness, opportunity, and social justice.


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Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan

Published: Nov 08, 2017 – 10:15 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - As freezing temperatures start to settle in across Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan families, seniors and those in need that now is the time to reach out for help with winter heating costs. "Help is available...

FlipGive Collaborates With Scotiabank to Provide Kids’ Community Hockey Teams With an Online Fundraising Tool

Published: Nov 01, 2017 – 01:43 PM EST

TORONTO, Nov. 01 /CSRwire/ - FlipGive is collaborating with Scotiabank to power the new Scotiabank Hockey Club Fundraising Tool for the 2017/18 season. FlipGive is a cash back site for youth sports teams that facilitates fundraising through online shopping. It focuses on helping...

The Positive RESULTS of Transformative Community Involvement™: 1.5 Years Into Implementation

Published: Oct 30, 2017 – 09:48 AM EST

MONTREAL, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Late in 2015, SeaLand set out to implement a community program that would be meaningful and impactful for the communities within which it operates. With the support of The Collaboration Vector Inc., the company adopted a Transformative Community...

Covestro LLC Awards $150,000 Grant to Expand Food Bank’s Backpack Program

Published: Oct 27, 2017 – 10:06 AM EST

- Donation supports “Zero Hunger,” other UN Sustainable Development Goals - Builds on recent skills-based volunteer contribution and upcoming THINC30 summit

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

Published: Oct 16, 2017 – 03:44 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO, TX, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Walmart Foundation is committing $500,000 to Operation Homefront's 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...

Consumers Energy Foundation Commits $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, Supporting Affordable Housing

Published: Oct 10, 2017 – 12:23 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, supporting its mission to provide safe and affordable housing to residents across Michigan. "Consumers Energy, our foundation, employees and retirees...

Partners in Preservation: Main Streets “Open House Weekend” Planned in Cities Across America

Published: Oct 05, 2017 – 03:18 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - Main streets across the country participating in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets will host "Open House Weekend" events, October 7-9, featuring family-friendly activities ranging from block parties and live music, to walking tours and art exhibits. During...

High-Level UN Dialogue on Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

Published: Sep 22, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Cond, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to strengthen the partnership with the private sector and discuss opportunities created by Africa's...

The Resource Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

Published: Sep 15, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Resource Foundation (TRF) is proud to celebrate its 30th year of empowering disadvantaged communities in Latin America and the Caribbean with the skills, knowledge and opportunities they need to improve their lives. Since 1987, TRF has...

CITGO Announces Donation to Assist Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts in Corpus Christi and Surrounding Areas

Published: Sep 07, 2017 – 11:06 AM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced today that it has made a donation of $500,000 to the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to assist local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by the Hurricane's devastating path. The donation...

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