September 18, 2018

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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...

Benevity Expands Global Corporate Giving and Employee Engagement Solution

Published: Aug 23, 2018 – 01:35 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, announced the latest expansion to its market-leading international offering. Companies in Germany are now able to use Benevity to engage people in local...

Lowe’s Champions Underserved Communities With Volunteers and Nearly $8 Million to Keep America Beautiful

Published: Aug 23, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautiful's longtime partner Lowe's has donated an additional $1 million to the national nonprofit in 2018 to fund 44 grassroots initiatives as well as Keep America Beautiful's annual Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest community...

VolunteerMatch and Verified Volunteers Join Forces

Published: Aug 15, 2018 – 08:00 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15 /CSRwire/ - Whether it's parents supporting their child's sports team or individuals lending a hand after a natural disaster, volunteers perform an essential service - particularly when budgets are stretched thin. This support is welcomed...

NRG Energy’s PositiveNRG Week Delivers People Power to Communities Nationwide

Published: May 31, 2018 – 12:49 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J., May 31 /CSRwire/ - For the 11th consecutive year, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees took to the communities where they live and work to volunteer in the name of "positiveNRG week," the company's annual week of volunteering. This year's efforts resulted...

Benevity Study Links Employee-Centric Corporate Goodness Programs to Big Gains in Retention

Published: May 31, 2018 – 08:33 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, May 31 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the results of the Benevity Engagement Study, an analysis of the link between participation in corporate Goodness programs and employee retention within...

Retired NFL Player, Matt Wilhelm Joins iCause Advisory Board

Published: May 28, 2018 – 12:00 PM EST

CLEVELAND, May 28 /CSRwire/ - Matt Wilhelm is the newest addition to the iCause advisory board. Matt played college football for Ohio State University where he earned All-American honors. He was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons during...

Igniting Employee Activism and Demonstrating Impact Take Precedence at 17th Annual Employee Engagement Summit

Published: May 23, 2018 – 11:14 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. , May 23 /CSRwire/ - The 17th annual Charities@Work Employee Engagement Summit program June 27-28, 2018 in New York City will focus on tackling social issues and igniting employee activism, driving greater social impact through innovative nonprofit partnerships, aligning employee engagement...

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