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Maytag and Boys & Girls Clubs of America Enlist Kid President to Help Honor ‘Awesome’ Adults

Published: Jul 28, 2016 – 05:54 PM EST

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - Dependable adults make a difference in the lives of youth every day, and oftentimes the hard work can go unnoticed. That's why Maytag and Boys Girls Clubs of America have been honoring Boys Girls Club members...

Bacardi Beautifies South Florida with Tree Planting Initiative

Published: Jul 26, 2016 – 02:57 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jul. 26 /CSRwire/ - For the second year in a row, Bacardi, Million Trees Miami and American Forests joined forces to plant trees in Miami-Dade County at as part of American Forests' Community ReLeaf program to help beautify and restore...

Tennessee Agency Owner Who Created Nonprofit in Memory of Late Daughter Named Allstate’s National Volunteer of the Year

Published: Jul 13, 2016 – 06:33 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - Allstate agency owner David Erb has been named Allstate's national volunteer of the year, recognized for his commitment to breaking down barriers for people with disabilities. Inspired by his daughter Amelia's diagnosis with acute microcephaly - a...

Newman’s Own Foundation Grant Feeds Growth at Link to Libraries

Published: Jul 06, 2016 – 08:30 AM EST

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ - Link to Libraries, Inc., which has donated a half million new books to children in New England, just booked a donation of its own - a $15,000 grant from Newman's Own Foundation. An all-volunteer nonprofit with...

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce $250,000 Towards West Virginia Flood Relief Efforts

Published: Jun 30, 2016 – 03:26 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and in-kind donations of $250,000 to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by the floods in West Virginia. Working closely with...

Hasbro Ranks No. 1 in Consumer Discretionary Industry on Civic 50 List of Most Community-Minded Companies

Published: Jun 28, 2016 – 12:45 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I., Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Today, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) was recognized by the Civic 50 as the most community-minded company in the Consumer Discretionary industry. The Civic 50 is an initiative of Points of Light that sets the standard for corporate...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Invest Locally To Create A Healthier Nation

Published: Jun 27, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Jun. 27 /CSRwire/ - As part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) System's ongoing commitment to improving the health of all Americans, employees of BCBS companies around the country collectively volunteered nearly 400,000 hours. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association...

Timberland Announces Commitment to Restore and Create Green Spaces in Five Cities over the Next Five Years

Published: Jun 24, 2016 – 04:36 PM EST

STRATHAM, N.H., Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - As an outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city parks, community gardens and green spaces its consumers explore every day. As part...

Wells Fargo Donates $300,000 to OneOrlando Fund

Published: Jun 15, 2016 – 05:19 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE:WFC) announced today a $300,000 donation to the OneOrlando fund, set up by the City of Orlando to address the needs of victims and the community in the wake of the Pulse nightclub tragedy....

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...

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