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Duke Energy Teams up With DonorsChoose.Org to Help Teachers and Students Recover From Hurricane Florence

Posted: Nov 16, 2018 – 01:38 PM EST

- Duke Energy Foundation providing $160,000 to support teachers' relief projects - Teachers in 16 counties across North Carolina and South Carolina eligible for grants

SmartSimple Connects the Web’s Largest Network of Volunteer Opportunities With Its All-in-one CSR Solutions

Posted: Nov 05, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - SmartSimple, a global leader of all-in-one corporate social responsibility (CSR) and grants management software, and VolunteerMatch, the webs largest volunteer engagement network, today announced a partnership that will make it easier for companies to scale their employee...

UPS Employees Advance 2020 Goal to Contribute 20 Million Volunteer Hours of Service in Communities Around the World

Posted: Oct 01, 2018 – 10:05 AM EST

ATLANTA, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that the company will deploy nearly 40 percent more employees on five continents to contribute to 450 community service projects, in the companys 16th annual Global Volunteer Month. In 2014, CEO David Abney...

The Salvation Army Receives $1.25 Million Grant From the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund at Foundation For The Carolinas to Aid Survivors of Hurricane Florence

Posted: Sep 21, 2018 – 11:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - Because of the generosity of Walmart and Sams Club customers, the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund at Foundation For The Carolinas has contributed $1,250,000 to The Salvation Army. The $1.25 million grant will support The Salvation Armys...

Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork Provides Protein for Area Individuals in Need

Posted: Sep 13, 2018 – 10:38 AM EST

BILOXI, Miss., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined with Southern Event and Party, Pleasants BBQ, Wildes Tavern, and Overtime Sports earlier this year to break the current Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork. The previous record was set...

Reef and Urban Surf 4 Kids Unite to Capture the Power of the Beach With New Docu-short “First Beach”

Posted: Aug 30, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - To ring in National Beach Day, REEF, the industry leader in beach footwear and apparel, announced the premiere of First Beach, a new docu-short featuring non-profit organization Urban Surf 4 Kids. The film takes viewers behind-the-scenes and...

Benevity Expands Global Corporate Giving and Employee Engagement Solution

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 – 01:35 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, announced the latest expansion to its market-leading international offering. Companies in Germany are now able to use Benevity to engage people in local...

Lowe’s Champions Underserved Communities With Volunteers and Nearly $8 Million to Keep America Beautiful

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautifuls longtime partner Lowes has donated an additional $1 million to the national nonprofit in 2018 to fund 44 grassroots initiatives as well as Keep America Beautifuls annual Great American Cleanup, the nations largest community...

VolunteerMatch and Verified Volunteers Join Forces

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 – 08:00 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15 /CSRwire/ - Whether its parents supporting their childs sports team or individuals lending a hand after a natural disaster, volunteers perform an essential service particularly when budgets are stretched thin. This support is welcomed by...

NRG Energy’s PositiveNRG Week Delivers People Power to Communities Nationwide

Posted: May 31, 2018 – 12:49 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J., May 31 /CSRwire/ - For the 11th consecutive year, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees took to the communities where they live and work to volunteer in the name of positiveNRG week, the companys annual week of volunteering. This years efforts resulted...

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