March 23, 2017

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Bechtel Applauds Employee Giving at U.S. Government Projects in 2016

Published: Mar 13, 2017 – 03:59 PM EST

RESTON, Va., Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel thanked employees at the company's affiliated government and nuclear projects for donating more than $12 million in 2016 and for volunteering countless hours to support their surrounding communities across the United States. In one case, responding...

5,000 Students Will Spend Their Spring Break Working Alongside Habitat Homeowners in Local Communities

Published: Mar 10, 2017 – 04:08 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 10 /CSRwire/ - More than 5,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year helping people in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. The students will travel to 35 U.S. states to help...

Wells Fargo Donates $281.3 Million in 2016 to 14,900 Nonprofits

Published: Mar 09, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE: WFC) supported 14,900 nonprofits in 2016, donating $281.3 million to organizations across the country. Separately, Wells Fargo's team members showed their commitment to communities by donating a total of $98.87 million to 30,000...

VolunteerMatch Aims to Protect Millions with SureID, Inc.’s Universal Identity Solution

Published: Mar 01, 2017 – 02:10 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - In the days following the U.S. election and the inauguration on January 20, 2017, site traffic to VolunteerMatch.org skyrocketed to unprecedented highs. When interest in volunteering reaches record levels on both sides of the aisle, the need...

National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful Joins Corporate Partners to Boost Recycling in Flint, Michigan, Schools

Published: Feb 28, 2017 – 03:36 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. , Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - The Coca-Cola Company, Nestl Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation today announced that they have partnered to fund an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by...

Consumers Energy Employees Walk in Michigan Communities to Help Residents Stay Warm This Winter

Published: Feb 17, 2017 – 01:15 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy employees are encouraging community members to join them in Walks for Warmth across Michigan, raising funds to help families to stay warm. "Our employees live and work in the communities we serve, and we are...

Sodexo Provides 4,000 Meals to Support Veterans at Arizona StandDown Event

Published: Feb 16, 2017 – 05:43 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 16 /CSRwire/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, partnered with Arizona StandDown on February 9 and 10, to provide 4,000 meals and employment services to more than 2,000 veterans attending the annual outreach event at the Veterans...

Benevity Partners with Mojave Desert Land Trust for Clean Up Event with Fortune 1000 Leaders

Published: Feb 09, 2017 – 07:30 PM EST

JOSHUA TREE, Calif., Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Tuesday, over 50 corporate citizenship leaders from Fortune 1000 companies joined the Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT) for a stewardship event organized by Benevity. The desert cleanup took place on an MDLT property, a wilderness corridor...

Xylem Employees Volunteer More Than 21,000 Hours with Local Organizations in 2016

Published: Feb 09, 2017 – 04:24 PM EST

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Employees from Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company that is dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, logged more than 21,000 volunteer hours in 2016 in activities aimed at providing and protecting...

Anthem Blue Cross And Blue Shield Foundation Committed $1.8 Million To Improving Health And Strengthening Colorado Communities In 2016

Published: Feb 06, 2017 – 03:00 PM EST

DENVER, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield today announced that its foundation and 2,000 associates in Colorado contributed $1.8 million and 2,100 volunteer hours to health-related causes and community events in 2016. "We've had deep roots in communities throughout...

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