August 18, 2019

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Smithfield Foods Donates 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Utah Food Bank

Posted: Aug 14, 2019 – 02:35 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 14 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Smiths Food Drug, joined forces to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to the Utah Food Bank. Smithfields contribution was part of the companys 2019 Helping Hungry Homes donation tour....

ON Semiconductor Sponsors IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Competition

Posted: Aug 13, 2019 – 08:19 PM EST

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 13 /CSRwire/ - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), energy efficient innovations, announced a sponsorship to IEEE Empower a Billion Lives (EBL), an interdisciplinary, biennial global competition to identify and promote innovative solutions to energy poverty. EBL seeks solutions from innovators of...

Village Capital, MetLife Foundation, and PayPal Launch Finance Forward

Posted: Aug 13, 2019 – 07:35 PM EST

Washington, DC, Aug. 13 /CSRwire/ - Village Capital today announced the launch of Finance Forward a global coalition created with MetLife Foundation, PayPal, and local partners to support more than 100 early-stage entrepreneurs building tech-enabled solutions around financial health in the United States,...

Scotiabank Unveils Public Legacy Space in Partnership With The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund

Posted: Aug 13, 2019 – 07:09 PM EST

TORONTO, Aug. 13 /CSRwire/ - Scotiabank has unveiled its second Downie Wenjack Legacy Space in Toronto, further signifying its commitment to promoting education and discussion around reconciliation. "We are thrilled to open a second Downie Wenjack Legacy Space, this one fully accessible to...

Duke Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 in Grants to Address Opioid Addiction in 11 Indiana Counties

Posted: Aug 13, 2019 – 06:57 PM EST

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Aug. 13 /CSRwire/ - Indianas largest electric supplier is helping address opioid addiction in Indiana a problem in too many of the communities it serves. The Duke Energy Foundation has announced $250,000 in grants to tackle unique aspects of the issue....

Duke Energy Foundation Provides More Than $500,000 in Grants to Support Community Resiliency in Florida

Posted: Aug 09, 2019 – 01:09 PM EST

- Projects to strengthen communities by addressing economic and quality of life issues, as well as storm preparation - Includes Victories for Veterans program, a unique partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays and City of Mexico Beach Restoration Project

Smithfield Foods Presents $30,000 in Scholarships to Winners of 2019 NCF-Envirothon Competition

Posted: Aug 08, 2019 – 11:45 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 08 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced a $30,000 donation for scholarship awards at the 2019 National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon Competition, where high school students internationally competed in teams to demonstrate their environmental knowledge and problem-solving skills. The scholarships...

Majority of Small Businesses Show Customer Appreciation by Giving to Communities, TD Bank Study Finds

Posted: Aug 05, 2019 – 02:08 PM EST

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 05 /CSRwire/ - According to a recent survey, 73 percent of small businesses provide support to local charitable and communal causes to show their commitment to giving back and to express appreciation to customers and the community. The study,...

ESPN Launches Don’t Retire, Kid Campaign Aimed at Increasing Youth Sports Participation

Posted: Aug 02, 2019 – 01:15 PM EST

- ESPN Will Kick Off Campaign with PSA and Features across Platforms on August 4 - Initiative is part of the Aspen Institute’s Project Play 2020

Consumers Energy Foundation Seeks Applicants for Prosperity Awards, Supporting Economic, Neighborhood Development With $500,000

Posted: Aug 01, 2019 – 02:37 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 01 /CSRwire/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation is highlighting its commitment to Michigans businesses and communities by providing $500,000 to nonprofit organizations through its first Prosperity Awards. Consumers Energy is dedicated to ensuring Michigan businesses and communities are growing and...

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