December 04, 2016

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Employees, Foundation Give $281,777 to United Way Campaigns Across the State

Published: Nov 29, 2016 – 05:21 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 29 /CSRwire/ - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas employees and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation donated a total of $281,777.48 this fall to United Way campaigns in Topeka, Salina, Wichita and Hutchinson. "Our campaign...

Arrow Electronics Employees Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Published: Nov 25, 2016 – 12:59 PM EST

DENVER, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - A group of 50 employees from Arrow's North America components team volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver last month, helping a local Habitat ReStore process and transport a generous donation of patio furniture and other items...

General Motors, Herman Miller and Green Standards Partner for Landfill-Free Solution to Office Transformation

Published: Nov 24, 2016 – 11:35 AM EST

-Pilot program benefits about 100 Michigan-based community organizations, with a focus on Detroit. -Detroit’s Cody High School among first to participate with furniture and three-room makeover. -GM first metro Detroit-based automaker to undergo large-scale, multi-site campus decommission.

Xylem Employees Celebrate Inaugural Global Month of Service by Logging More than 7,000 Volunteer Hours with Local Organizations

Published: Nov 23, 2016 – 10:19 AM EST

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 23 /CSRwire/ - To commemorate its fifth anniversary, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, launched its inaugural Global Month of Service. The initiative aimed to advance Xylem's commitment...

Norfolk Southern Safety Train Reaches More Than 1,900 First Responders on 18-City Tour

Published: Nov 22, 2016 – 03:20 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22 /CSRwire/ - Norfolk Southern's safety train recently completed its 2016 tour, training 1,926 first responders in 18 cities in 13 states across NS' rail network. With rolling classrooms and hands-on activities, the safety train provided free training to firefighters,...

Diageo Hosts Inaugural Military Service Appreciation Day Honoring the Armed Forces through its Diageo Salutes the Troops Initiative

Published: Nov 09, 2016 – 06:19 PM EST

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - In an early celebration of Veteran's Day, today Diageo is hosting the company's first ever Military Service Appreciation Day at its North American headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut. Part of the company's Diageo Salutes the Troops initiative, this...

CSX Employees Host Day of Service at Jacksonville School

Published: Nov 08, 2016 – 03:41 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - As a part of its series of volunteer events across its network, CSX hosted a day of service at Mt. Herman Exceptional Student Center, part of Duval County Public Schools, in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday, November 5....

Focusing on Foster Care Adoption

Published: Nov 07, 2016 – 05:36 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 07 /CSRwire/ - All children deserve loving, permanent homes. That is the motivation behind the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption's celebration of National Adoption Month -- a nationwide campaign that focuses on foster care adoption. There are 107,000 children in...

VolunteerMatch Recognizes Eight Companies and Organizations for Exemplary Volunteer Programs

Published: Nov 04, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 04 /CSRwire/ - Last week, VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, recognized eight companies and organizations for their transformational work related to volunteerism and cross-sector collaboration at an awards ceremony. The awards ceremony took place on October 25, 2016...

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Cardboard Engineering Challenge for Cherry Creek School District

Published: Oct 26, 2016 – 04:05 PM EST

DENVER, Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - A full-sized bobsled with blinking LED lights. A 10-foot blue dragon. Skyscrapers, bulldozers, even a version of Van Gogh's "Starry Night" painting - all made from scrap materials by schoolchildren in Arrow Electronics communities as part of a...

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