September 23, 2019

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Merck Foundation Launches Five-Year Initiative to Reduce Disparities in HIV Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Southeastern US Communities

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 – 04:02 PM EST

KENILWORTH, N.J., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) has launched HIV Care Connect, a $7 million, five-year initiative to help reduce disparities in access to care and improve health outcomes for persons with HIV living in vulnerable and underserved Southeastern...

Comerica Bank and Detroit Lions Team Up to Empower Metro Detroit Youth

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 – 03:54 PM EST

DETROIT, MI, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - With each Detroit Lions first down gained this season at Ford Field, Comerica Bank will aid Winning Futures and the empowerment organizations mission to prepare youth in metro Detroit for the workforce. Through the Comerica Bank First...

Local Arts Organizations to Receive $1.2 Million in Grant Funding Through PNC Arts Alive Initiative

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 – 03:52 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Affordable access to theater, jazz and blues performances, a mobile studio that offers neighborhood residents hands-on art-making experiences and multicultural productions are among the plans for 31 arts organizations receiving a total of $1.2 million in grants through...

The Beach Boys to Perform at Gala Celebrating the Inaugural George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award for Caring and Compassion Honoring Garth Brooks

Posted: Sep 16, 2019 – 04:54 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today announced that The Beach Boys will perform at The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Intrepid Sea, Air...

Hormel Foods Announces Donations Totaling $300,000 to Help End Food Insecurity on Hunger Action Day

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 – 11:29 AM EST

AUSTIN, MINN., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - In recognition of Hunger Action Day, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced donations totaling $300,000 to over 30 hunger-relief organizations throughout the United States through its Community Donations Program. The donations are being presented to the...

LIXIL Marks a Year of Partnership with UNICEF, Working Together in Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 – 11:22 AM EST

TOKYO, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - LIXIL marks the first anniversary of Make a Splash! Toilets for All, its partnership with UNICEF. Launched on July 26, 2018, Make a Splash! Toilets for All is the first shared-value partnership for UNICEF with a Japanese company...

Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org Announce $500,000 Commitment to Assist with Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 – 10:18 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in North Carolina, South Carolina and the Bahamas, Walmart, Sams Club, and Walmart.org are committing up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind donations for relief and recovery. The...

JetBlue Foundation Focuses on Mentorship, Diversity and STEM and Technical Education Training with its Latest Round of Grants

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 – 10:15 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced the newest round of grants from the JetBlue Foundation, the first airline foundation focused solely on supporting aviation and STEM education. This year, the JetBlue Foundation is fueling 13 programs with nearly $250,000...

FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, Team Rubicon & Water Mission Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to the Bahamas

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 – 10:00 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - More than 56,000 pounds of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in the Bahamas. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) delivered the emergency supplies via a dedicated flight today to help the...

Transit Bus Charging in Asheville Gets $200,000 Boost From Duke Energy

Posted: Sep 13, 2019 – 09:56 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - A $200,000 grant from Duke Energy will help the Asheville Redefines Transit (ART) system fund five electric bus-charging stations that were installed by the city earlier this year. "Asheville is making great strides to add electric buses...

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