November 17, 2018

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Duke Energy Teams up With DonorsChoose.Org to Help Teachers and Students Recover From Hurricane Florence

Published: Nov 16, 2018 – 01:38 PM EST

- Duke Energy Foundation providing $160,000 to support teachers' relief projects - Teachers in 16 counties across North Carolina and South Carolina eligible for grants

Arby’s Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters Focus on Mentorship Gap

Published: Nov 08, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - There are 30,000 American children waiting for a mentor, according to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the national organization devoted to matching mentors ("Bigs") to children ("Littles"). The Arby's Foundation is helping sound the call for Bigs...

SmartSimple Connects the Web’s Largest Network of Volunteer Opportunities With Its All-in-one CSR Solutions

Published: Nov 05, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - SmartSimple, a global leader of all-in-one corporate social responsibility (CSR) and grants management software, and VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, today announced a partnership that will make it easier for companies to scale their employee...

Global Impact Launches “Why #GiveGlobal?” Campaign to Inspire People and Companies to Give and Engage Globally

Published: Oct 04, 2018 – 01:52 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 04 /CSRwire/ - Today, Global Impact, a leader in growing global philanthropy, launched its "Why #GiveGlobal?" campaign to encourage individuals and businesses to engage globally through donating, advocating and volunteering. The campaign runs through Nov. 30, 2018 and the campaign...

UPS Employees Advance 2020 Goal to Contribute 20 Million Volunteer Hours of Service in Communities Around the World

Published: Oct 01, 2018 – 10:05 AM EST

ATLANTA, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that the company will deploy nearly 40 percent more employees on five continents to contribute to 450 community service projects, in the company's 16th annual Global Volunteer Month. In 2014, CEO David Abney...

IMPACT2030 Announces 2018 Innovation Award Winners

Published: Sep 26, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - At the 2018 IMPACT2030 global summit, September 5-7, at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the inaugural IMPACT2030 Innovation Awards were presented to recognize excellence in directing the collective skills, experience and talent of corporate volunteers towards...

The Salvation Army Receives $1.25 Million Grant From the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund at Foundation For The Carolinas to Aid Survivors of Hurricane Florence

Published: Sep 21, 2018 – 11:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - Because of the generosity of Walmart and Sam's Club customers, the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund at Foundation For The Carolinas has contributed $1,250,000 to The Salvation Army. The $1.25 million grant will support The Salvation Army's...

Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork Provides Protein for Area Individuals in Need

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 10:38 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined with Southern Event and Party, Pleasant's BBQ, Wildes Tavern, and Overtime Sports earlier this year to break the current Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork. The previous record was set...

Grant Thornton Global CEO Appointed Chair of the Board for IMPACT2030

Published: Sep 06, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - IMPACT2030 announced at its global summit at the United Nations headquarters in New York that Peter Bodin, Global CEO of Grant Thornton International, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors. Peter Bodin will succeed Grady...

Reef and Urban Surf 4 Kids Unite to Capture the Power of the Beach With New Docu-short “First Beach”

Published: Aug 30, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - To ring in National Beach Day, REEF, the industry leader in beach footwear and apparel, announced the premiere of "First Beach," a new docu-short featuring non-profit organization Urban Surf 4 Kids. The film takes viewers behind-the-scenes and...

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