August 18, 2019

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Thermo King Drives Reduction in Food Waste and Insecurity by Committing Nearly $500,000 in Additional Grants to Food Banks Nationwide

Posted: May 13, 2019 – 09:27 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, May 13 /CSRwire/ - Forty percent, or nearly $200 billion of food in the U.S. goes to waste each year. Making this statistic harder to comprehend, 40 million people struggle with hunger, and 12 million of them are children. To address this...

Hundreds of Global Dolby Laboratories Employees Engage in Their Local Communities Through Annual Dolby Cares Day Campaign

Posted: May 10, 2019 – 08:51 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) employees and community partners participate in the annual Dolby Cares Day - the company's global volunteer effort spanning the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific between April and June. This commitment to service is...

Keep America Beautiful Announces 50 Organizations Receive 2019 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants

Posted: May 09, 2019 – 09:15 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., May 09 /CSRwire/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nations leading community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has awarded 50 grants to Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partner organizations for its 2019 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), designed to help...

Smithfield Foods Contributes $250,000 to Richmond Afterschool Youth Learning Program

Posted: May 08, 2019 – 11:29 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., May 08 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has donated $250,000 to NextUp RVA, an afterschool system for middle school students in Richmond, Virginia which serves to support academic and social development in students through...

Pepsico Funded Job Resource Center for Homeless Women Officially Opens at South Bronx Shelter

Posted: May 06, 2019 – 10:45 AM EST

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 06 /CSRwire/ - Last week, PepsiCo employees hosted a workshop for women living in Wins (formerly Women in Need) South Bronx shelter to help them with resume writing, interviewing and other job search skills. The workshop was held in a...

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Announces Secure E-Commerce Giving Plugin

Posted: May 02, 2019 – 05:25 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, May 02 /CSRwire/ - Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) has announced the first secure e-commerce plugin to collect charitable donations from online shoppers at the point of sale. Powered by GiveWorx, the CMN Hospitals Giving Plugin integrates easily with...

Morgan Stanley Expands Partnership With KaBOOM! Through a New Grant, Creating Additional Innovative Play Spaces for Children in 21 Cities

Posted: Apr 30, 2019 – 02:27 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 30 /CSRwire/ - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced a new grant to KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all kids get a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to thrive. The two-year Morgan Stanley...

Don’t Recline Behind the Wheel: High School Student from St. Petersburg, Fla. Wins National PSA Video Challenge

Posted: Apr 29, 2019 – 05:06 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - To encourage positive driving habits for young drivers, Shorecrest Preparatory School junior, Caleb Kravitz developed a creative PSA to inspire his peers to practice safe driving skills. His video, titled Dont Recline Behind the Wheel, is...

OppenheimerFunds and Employees Donate More Than $15 Million to Nonprofits

Posted: Apr 29, 2019 – 12:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds, a leading asset manager founded in 1959, with its employees, contributed over $15 million in combined charitable activities. Together they gave $10 million in donations as part of an expanded gift matching program to celebrate the...

Smithfield Foods Makes Sizable Donation to Support STEAM Education in Rural Communities

Posted: Apr 29, 2019 – 11:15 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va, Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a $350,000 donation to FUSE Studios, a high-quality and results-driven educational program piloted through Northwestern University that aims to transform science, technology, engineering, arts, and...

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