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Bank of America Graduates New Welfare-To-Work Class; America/Works Trainees to Begin Careers as Full-Time Bank Employees

Posted: Dec 26, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES,CA - Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) today graduates and hires its 13th class of trainees participating in America/Works, a collaborative initiative that has helped thousands of individuals move from poverty to self-sufficiency. The training program is the result of a highly...

Salvation Army, Consumers Energy Enter 21st Year Of Helping Others With PeopleCare

Posted: Dec 26, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

JACKSON, MI, -- The ailing economy could soon wash away the joy of the holidays for many Michigan families struggling on the edge of survival. These families know their efforts to build a better life can be derailed by an unexpected layoff, a...

BidClix Gives a Gift to Remember

Posted: Dec 25, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, NY - BidClix, Inc., the innovative provider of performance-based advertising solutions, today announced that it will support a NetAid World Schoolhouse project in Zambia with a $10,000 donation. This funding will help provide access to education and other services to AIDS-affected...

The Cleveland Foundation Awards Over $15 Million in Grants

Posted: Dec 25, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

CLEVELAND,OH - At its fourth quarter board meeting, The Cleveland Foundation's board of directors approved $15.4 million in grants to local nonprofit organizations. The fourth quarter distributions bring the Foundation's total 2002 grantmaking to $75.6 million, an increase over 2001 grantmaking, which was...

Blockbuster Donates Life-Sized Spider-Man Replica to Primary Children's Medical Center

Posted: Dec 25, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, - If Spider-Man weren't so busy fighting the Green Goblin, he would likely have made a personal appearance to cheer the kids at Primary Children's Medical Center this holiday season. Instead, Blockbuster executives delivered a Christmas gift of Spidey's likeness...

ConEdison Solutions to Donate 83,000 Watts of Wind Power on New Year's Eve - Enough to Light the Times Square Ball

Posted: Dec 25, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, NY - At the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve ConEdison Solutions(R), one of the leading energy service providers in the United States, will donate to the New York State power grid 83,000 watts of electricity generated by an upstate...

Oregonians on Track to Give More Than $1 Million to Cultural Trust; Only Five Days Left for Donations to Qualify for 100% Tax Credit

Posted: Dec 25, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

SALEM, OR - Oregonians are answering the call to support arts and culture by donating to the Oregon Cultural Trust during the month of December. As of December 24, $650,000 had been received by the Oregon Cultural Trust, a pace that is expected...

The Asia Foundation & APL Team Up to Deliver Books to Sri Lankan Students

Posted: Dec 25, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

SRI LANKA, INDIA - Officials of The Asia Foundation, a U.S.-based non-profit organization, and of APL, the global container carrier, during a recent visit to the Reference Library at Eastern University in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, distributed a shipment of books to the students....

Disney Awards Funds To Critical Conservation Projects Around The World

Posted: Dec 23, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL, - The Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund (DWCF) contributed more than $750,000 this year to help fund the global work of scientists whose work focuses on protecting wildlife and wild places. The nearly 50 projects funded involve protecting and studying...

UPS Elves Adopt 23 Families for Holiday Season

Posted: Dec 23, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA, - UPS employees have adopted 23 needy families in Southwest Philadelphia this holiday season. At 10 a.m. on Christmas Eve, employees at the UPS airport facility will be loading up the big brown trucks and heading to the homes of 23 families...

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