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Donations to community initiatives with the intention of giving back for the greater common good.

Smithfield Foods Contributes 80,000-Pound Protein Donation for 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive Image

Smithfield Foods Contributes 80,000-Pound Protein Donation for 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive

Smithfield Foods, Inc. today donated more than 75,000 pounds of protein to mark the 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon food drive, benefitting the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. This donation will provide the equivalent of more than 300,000 s...
MLB & MLBPA Announce Third Round of 11 Nonprofit Recipients of the "Healthy Relationships Community Grant" Program Image

MLB & MLBPA Announce Third Round of 11 Nonprofit Recipients of the "Healthy Relationships Community Grant" Program

Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today announced the third round of recipients of the joint “Healthy Relationships Community Grant” program.
Innovating to Live Better, Walmart Foundation and Nonprofits Fight Childhood Food Insecurity Image

Innovating to Live Better, Walmart Foundation and Nonprofits Fight Childhood Food Insecurity

The problem of food insecurity is not new. Yet amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s taken on new urgency, as job loss and school closures disrupt the rhythms of life – and have often left America’s children unsure of where their next meal is coming from.
MLB Announces Grant to Sesame Workshop, Additional Military VSO Partners Image

MLB Announces Grant to Sesame Workshop, Additional Military VSO Partners

Major League Baseball today announced a financial grant to Sesame Workshop in support of “Sesame Street for Military Families,” which was established to support military and veteran families with young children through all the milestones of their lives, including experiences and transitions unique t...
Xylem and The Chris Long Foundation Dig Deep for Water Accessibility Image

Xylem and The Chris Long Foundation Dig Deep for Water Accessibility

For 34 years, Steve and Lana Gleason had to drive 40 miles to collect water for their home in rural Oregon. As the couple aged, the task became more difficult and even dangerous, especially for Steve who lives with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Stop the Spread Expands Advisory Board Membership to Accelerate Pandemic Response  Image

Stop the Spread Expands Advisory Board Membership to Accelerate Pandemic Response

As U.S. coronavirus cases exceed 11 million and approach 250,000 deaths, Stop the Spread (STS), a nonprofit that was founded in March as a coalition of 1300+ volunteer business leaders working to catalyze the private sector response to COVID-19 and is now a program of ImpactAssets, announced that it...
water4Her Campaign Launches to Mobilize 100,000 Women to Empower 100,000 Women Through Clean Water Image

water4Her Campaign Launches to Mobilize 100,000 Women to Empower 100,000 Women Through Clean Water

women for water™, a clean water and women’s empowerment action platform, and two-time Super Bowl winner Chris Long’s premier athlete-led initiative Waterboys, announced today that they will partner on the water4Her campaign to empower 100,000 East African women and girls through clean water access.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Tops $10 Million in Donations From AmazonSmile Image

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Tops $10 Million in Donations From AmazonSmile

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® becomes the first AmazonSmile charity to reach the $10 million donation milestone through the program. At a time when online shopping has become more important than ever, the AmazonSmile program provides another way for consumers to give back to St. Jude every ...
LG Partners With Be Strong for Journey to Sustainable Happiness Image

LG Partners With Be Strong for Journey to Sustainable Happiness

At a time of physical distancing and unanticipated new stressors, young people are seeking positive relationships and stronger connections. LG Electronics USA has signed on to support Be Strong’s mission to educate, encourage, engage and mobilize students – about 3,000 across all 50 states and growi...
Smithfield Foods Announces $500,000 Grant to Support Education Pipeline for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences Image

Smithfield Foods Announces $500,000 Grant to Support Education Pipeline for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that it has committed $500,000 to a two-year partnership with Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS), a non-profit organization that pursues excellence in leadership, scholarship and service through fostering involvement of m...

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