May 27, 2018

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New Mexico Homeownership to Get $4.6 Million Boost

Published: May 16, 2018 – 02:57 PM EST

RIO RANCHO, N.M., May 16 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorksAmerica and its network member, Homewise, today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT program will expand for all 33 counties in the state of New Mexico with a $4.6 million commitment by Wells Fargo to...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children Celebrates 110 Years of Building Families Through Adoption at Annual Gala

Published: May 09, 2018 – 11:55 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 09 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families Children held their Annual Gala last Thursday evening, May 3, 2018 at Current at Chelsea Piers. Support for Spence-Chapin's Annual Gala furthers the 110-year old organization's guiding principle that every child deserves a...

EcoRise, Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Team up to Educate Students about Sustainability

Published: May 03, 2018 – 11:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, May 03 /CSRwire/ - EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club are joining forces to deliver a new program of leading-edge, student-driven sustainability curriculum, project...

Global Communities and John Deere Foundation Expand Partnership in South America

Published: Apr 24, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Global Communities recently announced that it has partnered with the John Deere Foundation to expand its intervention with vulnerable populations to Argentina and additional areas in Brazil, building on its previous successful work in John Deere...

Consumers Energy Foundation Announces $500,000 in Grants for Kitchen Incubator, School of the Arts in Jackson

Published: Apr 17, 2018 – 08:50 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation today announced $500,000 for two major projects near its downtown headquarters, supporting an incubator for chefs to grow their businesses and the relocation and expansion of the Jackson School of the Arts. "Consumers...

Blommer Announces New Sustainability Initiative for Cocoa Farmers

Published: Apr 12, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - Blommer Chocolate Company, the largest cocoa processor and chocolate manufacturer in North America, announces a new sustainability initiative supporting cocoa farmers in Cote d' Ivoire, Africa. The Livelihood, Infrastructure, Food Technology program, L.I.F.T. Cocoa, provides the ability to...

Fry's Food Stores Provides Free Student Field Trips

Published: Apr 09, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

PHOENIX, Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, obesity and excess weight continues to threaten the health of one out of three American children. Food companies have taken notice and grocery retailers specifically are leading efforts to educate our consumers. Fry's Food Stores, owned by...

Global Water Challenge Announces Next Generation of New World Program in Partnership With The Coca-Cola Foundation

Published: Mar 22, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - To commemorate World Water Day, The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) and Global Water Challenge (GWC) are pleased to announce the next generation of their ongoing partnership to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across Eurasia, the Middle East, and...

Discovery Education Teams up With LG Electronics USA To Launch 'Discover Your Happy' Program That Combats Youth Stress With Science-Based Happiness Curriculum

Published: Mar 15, 2018 – 10:21 AM EST

SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA has teamed up with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to launch Discover Your Happy - an...

Consumers Energy Crews Headed East to Assist in Winter Storm Restoration

Published: Mar 05, 2018 – 01:40 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - More than 140 Consumers Energy employees and contract personnel are responding to a winter storm that left nearly 2 million residents in the Northeast U.S. without power. Consumers Energy crews, including lineworkers, damage assessors, safety personnel and...

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