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Study to Measure the Business and Social Impact Of Employee Volunteer Programs

Posted: Apr 12, 2010 – 12:31 PM EST

ATLANTA, Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - Companies that have long wanted to measure the ROI (return on investment) and impact of their corporate volunteerism programs now have an unprecedented chance to do so, thanks to the HandsOn Network. The ROI and Impact Measurement Study,...

Kohl's Department Stores Announces Nationwide Volunteer Event, Will Give $2 Million to Local Nonprofits in Celebration of National Volunteer Week and Earth Day

Posted: Apr 06, 2010 – 08:00 AM EST

Kohl's Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) is sending tens of thousands of its associates to volunteer in communities nationwide during the company's first ever Kohl's National Volunteers Go Green Event (NVGG) in celebration of two April events – National Volunteer Week and the 40th...

FedEx and Conservation International collaborate on environmental initiatives in China

Posted: Mar 25, 2010 – 08:23 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today Conservation International (CI) announced a major investment by FedEx Corp. to support environmental projects in China. FedEx will donate US$600,000 to CI to run ten community conservation projects in China's Sichuan Province that will assist in...

Nominations Now Open for 2010 Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence

Posted: Mar 19, 2010 – 05:08 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light Institute is now welcoming nominations for the 2010 Corporate Engagement Awards of Excellence. These CEAE awards honor U.S. companies that have committed to and built strong, effective employee volunteer programs that meet the Principles of...

VolunteerMatch for iPhone Launched to Help Mobile Users Connect with Volunteer Opportunities on the Go

Posted: Mar 15, 2010 – 01:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - VolunteerMatch, the popular volunteer service, this week announced the availability of its first full-featured application for smart phone users, VolunteerMatch for iPhone. The free application, now available in the App Store, provides handheld users with an easy-to-use...

Jennifer Bechard Named 2010 Cash Sweat & Tears Award Winner

Posted: Mar 02, 2010 – 11:59 PM EST

DALLAS, Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - Whether she is lying in a hospital bed or crossing a finish line, 22-year-old Jennifer Bechard doesn't let hydrocephalus stop her from acting on her passion: supporting the Hydrocephalus Association's series of fundraising walks. Her exemplary commitment earned...

Millions of Volunteers to Participate in Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup(TM) 2010

Posted: Mar 01, 2010 – 09:15 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - Looking to make your community a cleaner, greener, more livable place? National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) encourages you to get involved in its 2010 Great American Cleanup campaign. Throughout the months of March, April and May,...

Is Your Hometown Prepared for a Disaster? FedEx Corp. Helps Red Cross Ensure Hometown Is Ready When the Time Comes

Posted: Feb 25, 2010 – 02:47 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), an active participant in disaster relief, recovery and preparedness initiatives, is engaging FedEx team members in major cities throughout the country in disaster preparedness planning through the American Red Cross' corporate volunteer involvement...

Motorola and Motorola Foundation Kick Off Sixth Annual Global Marathon

Posted: Feb 25, 2010 – 11:00 AM EST

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Company brings together more than 150 Chicago students to hear directly from leaders in science, such as Sally Ride, and Motorola women engineers. Today, Motorola and the Motorola Foundation kicked off the sixth annual Global Marathon, a...

University of Phoenix and HandsOn Network Scholarships

Posted: Feb 24, 2010 – 02:48 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Individual volunteers have an unprecedented opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master's degree program on full scholarship, thanks to an educational partnership between HandsOn Network and University of Phoenix. The University's Serve It Forward program will provide full...

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