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

    The Starbucks Foundation Grants $100,000 Through Language of Hope Program Image

    The Starbucks Foundation Grants $100,000 Through Language of Hope Program

    The Starbucks Foundation announced today that $100,000 in grant funding has been awarded to four non-profit youth organizations through the Foundation’s Language of Hope program. The recipients of $25,000 grants include The Alliance for Youth Artists and Writers in New York ...

    Longs Drugs Contributes $226,000 to Muscular Dystrophy Association in See's Candy Bar Promotion

    Longs Drug Stores today gave the Muscular Dystrophy Association a check for over $226,000, the result of a month-long sales promotion of See’s Candies chocolate bars in 385 Longs stores in five western states.
    The check was presented by Long’s President and CEO Steve R...

    Ford Motor Company Announces Boost America! Campaign to Protect the Forgotten Child Image

    Ford Motor Company Announces Boost America! Campaign to Protect the Forgotten Child

    Ford Motor Company announced today that it is leading a unique national partnership of prominent safety-minded organizations to reverse a tragic transportation reality—most of the nation’s 20 million children ages four to eight ride in motor vehicles either unprotected, or u...

    QUALCOMM Unveils Commitment to Bridge the "Digital Divide" Image

    QUALCOMM Unveils Commitment to Bridge the "Digital Divide"

    In a broad measure designed to enhance the quality of education at all levels, QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) today announced a $25 million commitment for educational programs that will help with efforts nationwide to bridge the "Digital Divide." The Company has design...

    Microsoft Grant to Help Close Digital Divide for American Indians Image

    Microsoft Grant to Help Close Digital Divide for American Indians

    For American Indians, the "digital divide" can feel more like the "digital Grand Canyon." In addition to being the poorest of America’s ethnic minorities, many American Indians live on reservations notorious for their scant natural resources and isolated locations. Many youn...

    PowerUP Unveils 250 New Sites in 43 States Connect Underserved Youth to Technology and Resources By End of 2000

    PowerUP, the groundbreaking national initiative to give underserved youth access to technology and guidance on how to use it, today unveiled its first wave of 250 new fully-equipped and staffed sites to be launched nationwide in 43 states by the end of 2000.

    Xilinx Announces Stock Sharing Program for Local Schools

    Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) announced today a stock sharing program called "Stock-for-Students" that will help address budget shortfalls faced by local schools. Conceived out of the Xilinx value of giving back to the community, the program encourages employees to donate stock...

    Bank of America Joins Freddie Mac and Rainbow PUSH Coalition/Wall Street Project in $1 Billion Minority Homeownership Initiative Image

    Bank of America Joins Freddie Mac and Rainbow PUSH Coalition/Wall Street Project in $1 Billion Minority Homeownership Initiative

    Freddie Mac and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition/Wall Street Project today announced a joint campaign to increase homeownership among minority families. As part of the campaign, known as the Freddie Mac/ Wall Street Project Minority Homeownership Initiative, the Fortune 100 compan...

    United Way of America Names Bank of America as 13th Annual Spirit of America Award Winner Image

    United Way of America Names Bank of America as 13th Annual Spirit of America Award Winner

    United Way of America has awarded its 13th annual Spirit of America Award - its highest national honor for corporate community involvement - to Bank of America.

    Bank of America excelled in all four categories in which competing companies...

    Sun Rises to the Call for Volunteerism

    Last Saturday, April 8, 2000, thousands of Sun Microsystems' global employees picked up rakes, hammers, books and donated supplies launching Sun's sixth annual Worldwide Volunteer Week (April 8-15, 2000). Sun employees, their families and friends, business associates and cus...

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