January 22, 2017

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Macomb Innovation Fund Awards $225,000 to Five Detroit-area Technology Startups

Published: Jan 19, 2017 – 04:05 PM EST

WARREN, Mich., Jan. 19 /CSRwire/ - Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $225,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase Co. Since July 2015, the Macomb Innovation Fund has awarded $1.4 million...

Shire Announces Seventh Annual Scholarship for Individuals With ADHD

Published: Jan 19, 2017 – 03:39 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 19 /CSRwire/ - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship. The scholarship program is for legal residents of the United States who are under the care of a...

Consumers Energy, Partners Provide Additional $5 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Published: Jan 17, 2017 – 11:38 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy and five nonprofit organizations are again helping Michigan families stay warm, announcing $5 million in new contributions that will help households manage their energy bills. In all, the energy provider and nonprofit agencies are teaming...

51 Public Schools Named State Winners in $2 Million* Samsung STEAM Learning Contest

Published: Jan 13, 2017 – 08:34 AM EST

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - Samsung Electronics America (SEA) announced the 51 state winners of the 7th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest - a nationwide competition that challenges students to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to...

CITGO Raises Funds for Local Community Programs with 2016 Spirit Pump Initiative

Published: Jan 12, 2017 – 05:05 PM EST

HOUSTON, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its Marketers and Retailers, raised approximately $30,000 in 2016 through the installation of "Spirit Pumps" at participating CITGO stations across the nation. These specially wrapped, branded fuel pumps were operational at different times...

PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox Announce the Two Grand Prize Winners in "The Search For Hidden Figures" Contest

Published: Jan 12, 2017 – 04:00 PM EST

PURCHASE, N.Y., Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), are proud to announce the two grand prize winners from "The Search for Hidden Figures" scholarship contest. Inspired by Fox's "Hidden Figures",...

1000 Disabled Africans to Receive Free Treatment in India Through the #OperationRehab Initiative

Published: Jan 12, 2017 – 01:17 PM EST

- Over 2.8 million (http://apo.af/gqdOpi) people suffer from some form of disability in South Africa alone and around 600,000 are listed as severely disabled, according to a report based on the last census - The first beneficiary of #OperationRehab has returned to South...

Cargill Foundation Partnerships Reached More Than 300,000 Children in 2016

Published: Jan 11, 2017 – 08:45 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ - Partnering with local non-profits, Wayzata-based food, agriculture and nutrition company Cargill is investing in improving the way Minneapolis kids eat, learn and learn to eat well. In addition to funding education programs, the Cargill Foundation contributed more than...

Global Tech Campaigns, LLC Created to Provide Fundraising Campaign Management and Expertise to Government and Private Sector Clients

Published: Jan 09, 2017 – 01:02 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 09 /CSRwire/ - Tribal Tech, LLC, and Global Impact, have together launched Global Tech Campaigns, LLC, based in Alexandria, Virginia. The organizations united to form Global Tech Campaigns in order to strengthen their unique capabilities in effective fundraising campaign design,...

Subaru Announces Sales-Matching Meal Donations to Feeding America for the Third Consecutive Year

Published: Jan 06, 2017 – 03:09 PM EST

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Jan. 06 /CSRwire/ - To celebrate Subaru's eighth record-breaking sales year in 2016, the automaker will once again donate one meal* for every vehicle sold in 2016 - 615,132 - to help Feeding America carry out its mission of ending...

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