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GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community

Published: Jul 24, 2017 – 01:50 PM EST

DETROIT, Jul. 24 /CSRwire/ - More than 2,500 General Motors team members are putting on their gloves, work boots and safety glasses and returning to Detroit's Cody Rouge community July 24-28 for the company's annual week-long volunteer event. TeamGM Cares volunteers are donating...

TeamCITGO Celebrates 30 Years of Volunteering in SWLA

Published: Jul 07, 2017 – 02:04 PM EST

SULPHUR, La., Jul. 07 /CSRwire/ - TeamCITGO volunteers and their families, local elected officials, agencies that TeamCITGO serves, and local business leaders recently gathered at the West Cal Events Center to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the employee-led volunteer group. TeamCITGO is the...

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Announce Barbara Duerk as Virginia’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero

Published: Jul 05, 2017 – 02:33 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jul. 05 /CSRwire/ - Cox and The Trust for Public Land today named Barbara Duerk as Virginia's 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. The Roanoke Valley Chapter of FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Duerk's nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. The three finalists...

Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

Published: Jun 21, 2017 – 08:30 AM EST

SEATTLE, Wash. , Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday evening, Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases...

Support to Human Rights and Refugee Causes via Corporations Increases Almost 40 Fold Following Travel Ban

Published: Jun 19, 2017 – 07:00 PM EST

CALGARY, AB, Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - This World Refugee Day, Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announces that donations made through its award-winning cloud solution to human rights and refugee causes have increased 6 times year-over-year since...

Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew Relationship for 18th Year

Published: Jun 19, 2017 – 04:27 PM EST

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced a renewal of its longtime collaboration with Habitat for Humanity for the remainder of 2017, continuing to provide a new range and refrigerator for every new Habitat for Humanity home in the...

Benevity Expands Leading Global Workplace Giving and Volunteering Solution

Published: Jun 12, 2017 – 07:30 PM EST

CALGARY, AB, Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announced the latest expansion of its industry-leading international offering. Benevity's software platform and related services now provide companies with employees in India the ability to...

How Creating a Volunteer Culture Can Help Your Business

Published: Jun 09, 2017 – 09:15 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 09 /CSRwire/ - Employers and employees may be missing opportunities when it comes to reaping all of the benefits of volunteering in the workplace. Deloitte's "2017 Volunteerism Survey" of working Americans found that creating a culture of volunteerism may boost...

U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference Keynote Features EnCorps STEM Teachers

Published: Jun 06, 2017 – 11:35 AM EST

SAN DIEGO, Jun. 06 /CSRwire/ - EnCorps STEM Teachers Program's Executive Director, Katherine Wilcox, was a featured speaker during the 2017 U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership conference opening keynote presentations last week in San Diego. Wilcox provided an overview of EnCorps' innovative...

Prologis and Habitat for Humanity Partner During Global Day of Service

Published: May 29, 2017 – 09:55 AM EST

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 /CSRwire/ - Prologis, Inc. announced a new global partnership with Habitat for Humanity that kicked off on the company's annual global day of service, IMPACT Day. With a donation of more than $190,000 to Habitat, Prologis employees...

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