November 25, 2015 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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The Joy Maker Challenge Helps Youth Take Action and Spread Much-Needed Joy This Holiday Season

Published: Nov 24, 2015 – 03:28 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I., Nov. 24 /CSRwire/ - generationOn, the youth division of Points of Light, and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) have partnered for The Joy Maker Challenge. Now in its sixth year, the annual campaign connects youth ages 5-18 to meaningful, hands-on service projects and...

Benevity Acquires GrantStream, Offering Single, Integrated Solution that Delivers Greater Engagement and Impact

Published: Nov 09, 2015 – 01:23 PM EST

CALGARY, AB, Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - Benevity Inc., the leading global supplier of workplace giving and volunteer management software, announced the acquisition of GrantStream, a long-recognized leader in grants management software. The partnership provides a single solution that seamlessly integrates employee giving, volunteering...

Taproot Foundation Announces That Services Donated by Business Professionals are Valued at $150 Per Hour — a 25% Increase Over 2009 Rates

Published: Oct 26, 2015 – 02:19 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation announces that the 2015 standard for the value of pro bono service has increased 25% to $150 per hour. The $150 valuation defines the average, per hour value...

Make-A-Wish® and Disney® Celebrate 100,000 Wishes Together

Published: Oct 23, 2015 – 10:43 AM EST

PHOENIX, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - Make-A-Wish and The Walt Disney Company celebrated the 100,000th Disney-related wish during a special event at Disneyland Resort Wednesday night. Since granting the first wish in 1981 for eight-year-old Frank 'Bopsy' Salazar to go to Disneyland, Make-A-Wish and...

Fourteen Marketing Organizations to Hold CreateAthon Events During National CreateAthon Week

Published: Oct 18, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. , Oct. 18 /CSRwire/ - Fourteen marketing organizations across the United States and Canada will host CreateAthon events during National CreateAthon Week, October 18-24. CreateAthon is one of the marketing industry's leading pro bono programs. As CreateAthon partners, marketing agencies, universities,...

GM Dealers Test the Waters of Environmental Education

Published: Oct 14, 2015 – 12:53 PM EST

DETROIT, Oct. 14 /CSRwire/ - General Motors dealers are getting their feet wet in environmental science as a part of the company's growing watershed education program. Employees from Ingersoll Auto of Danbury, the largest retailer of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles in...

Yum! Brands Adopts Nicaragua Community; Launches New Employee “Feed the World Ambassador Program” for World Hunger Relief

Published: Oct 09, 2015 – 12:16 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, KY, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced it has adopted the community of Jinotega, Nicaragua, as part of the Company's new Feed the World Ambassador Program. The new employee leadership program is part of the Company's global World...

IMPACT 2030 Rallies Global Corporations to Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Through Corporate Volunteer Efforts

Published: Oct 07, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - Corporations around the world are banding together with IMPACT 2030 and mobilizing their corporate volunteers to help combat the most critical issues that our world faces, including poverty, inequality and climate change. In advance of the...

CA Technologies Celebrates 10th Anniversary of CA Together in Action Employee Volunteer Month

Published: Oct 01, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Today, CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) announced the 10th anniversary of CA Together in Action, the company's worldwide volunteer month. Throughout October, employees take time out of their workday to participate in activities that include mentoring children, environmental...

CBS Launches “Volunteering With the Stars” Initiative as Part of New “Viewers to Volunteers” App

Published: Sep 28, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Jeff Probst of “Survivor”, Phil Keoghan of “The Amazing Race”and “Entertainment Tonight”Hosts Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell Among Inaugural Group of CBS Talent to Participate New “Viewers To Volunteers”(V2V) App Allows Viewers to Connect with Stars and Direct Funding to Charities Without Spending...



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