September 01, 2015

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Cox Employee Relief Fund Reaches $4 Million Giving Milestone

Published: Aug 28, 2015 – 04:08 PM EST

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - The Cox Employee Relief Fund (CERF), established hours after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina by members of the Cox family and the James M. Cox Foundation, announced today that it has surpassed $4 million in employee grants....

Meghan Linsey To Serve As Santa Train Celebrity Guest

Published: Aug 27, 2015 – 02:42 PM EST

KINGSPORT, Tenn., Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Rising pop star and "The Voice" Season 8 runner-up Meghan Linsey will be the celebrity guest on the Santa Train when it makes its 73rd journey to bring gifts to Appalachian families on Saturday, Nov. 21. She...

CITGO Donation Funds New Playground for New Orleans Children

Published: Aug 27, 2015 – 01:58 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Today, New Orleans children are receiving a new playground in Eastshore Park as part of a donation from CITGO Petroleum Corporation to KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives...

Bright Funds and Social Champion Devin Thorpe Announce Your Mark on the World Fund

Published: Aug 26, 2015 – 12:15 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - Bright Funds, the company that enables employee-empowered workplace giving, in association with Devin Thorpe-noted author and champion of social good-today announced the creation of the Your Mark on the World fund that can be accessed exclusively at...

JetBlue Blue Horizon for Autism Making Travel Less Stressful

Published: Aug 24, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - For many of us, our most precious childhood memories are made on family vacations. Yet, the experience of travel can be particularly stressful for children with autism and their families. That is why we continue to...

Wells Fargo, No Barriers Warriors Join Forces with Zac Brown Band

Published: Aug 21, 2015 – 09:38 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE: WFC) has teamed up with three time GRAMMY award winning Zac Brown Band to introduce concert goers to the No Barriers Warrior Strong Pledge and Warriors to Summits. The program empowers a team...

MGM Resorts Employees Mark Educator Appreciation Day 2015 with Donated Supplies

Published: Aug 20, 2015 – 02:29 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) employees filled a convention center ballroom with thousands of school supplies and distributed the donated items to more than 1,000 teachers of high-need Clark County School District (CCSD) schools to celebrate Educator Appreciation...

Amgen and University Of California, Berkeley Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Assist Cancer Patient Advocacy Organizations in Measuring Effectiveness of Programs

Published: Aug 18, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BERKELEY, Calif. , Aug. 18 /CSRwire/ - Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and the Center for Social Sector Leadership at the University of California (UC), Berkeley's Haas School of Business today announced a multi-year partnership to offer a graduate-level course on measuring...

Bright Funds Appoints Gwyneth J. Gaul Vice President of Corporate Partnerships

Published: Aug 18, 2015 – 11:32 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18 /CSRwire/ - Bright Funds, the company that enables employee-empowered workplace giving, today announced the appointment of Gwyneth J. Gaul as Vice President of Corporate Partnerships. In her new role, Gaul will manage the development of new strategic partnerships with...

Internet Company Behind .Green Partners with EarthShare on Initiatives Benefitting Global Sustainability

Published: Aug 18, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

LARKSPUR, Calif., Aug. 18 /CSRwire/ - DotGreen Community, Inc., stewards of the Internet's new .green Top-Level Domain (TLD) and EarthShare, a non-profit federation that partners with business and employees to develop innovative programs offering dynamic environmental philanthropic and learning opportunities, today announced a...

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