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

    Bell Atlantic Employees, Foundation Support Mozambique Flood Relief Efforts

    The plight of people in the flood-ravaged African nation of Mozambique has touched the hearts of many Bell Atlantic employees.

    This spring, the Consortium of Information and Telecommunications Executives (CITE), a Bell Atlantic employee ...

    Bank of America Donates 550 Laptop Computers to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Staff and Students Image

    Bank of America Donates 550 Laptop Computers to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Staff and Students

    Bank of America today announced a donation of 550 laptop computers to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to support staff and students.

    The laptop computers donated by Bank of America were initiated through the Charlotte Chamber's Inform...

    Albertson's provides assistance to Los Alamos community during evacuation

    Albertson's Food & Drug stores have come to the aid of the Los Alamos community, in response to emergency needs as a threatening forest fire approaches the city and citizens evacuate their homes, taking shelter in the Santa Fe community. With the combined effort of the A...

    Wal-Mart/SAM's Club Foundation Contributes Nearly $47 Million in First Quarter Image

    Wal-Mart/SAM's Club Foundation Contributes Nearly $47 Million in First Quarter

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) raised and contributed nearly $47 million for local communities in the first quarter of 2000, which ended April 30. Wal-Mart associates and customers of more than 3,000 locations nationwide helped raise these funds through the community invol...

    NICOR Gears Up For Its Fourth Annual Volunteer Day in the Community Image

    NICOR Gears Up For Its Fourth Annual Volunteer Day in the Community

    On Saturday, May 20, Nicor employees and their families will gather from 8 a.m. to 12 noon in six communities to work on a variety of landscaping and beautification projects. This year, volunteers will work on various projects in the following communities: Sugar Grove, Cryst...

    Consortium to Conduct Landmark Study on Youth Savings as a Development Tool Image

    Consortium to Conduct Landmark Study on Youth Savings as a Development Tool

    /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The MasterCard Foundation today announced a partnership with a consortium of four organizations to conduct a landmark, global research initiative that will test how to sustainably deliver savings services to low-income youth in the developing world....

    Applied Materials Pledges Additional Funds to Support Information Technology in the People's Republic of China Image

    Applied Materials Pledges Additional Funds to Support Information Technology in the People's Republic of China

    Applied Materials, Inc. renewed its commitment to supporting information technology in the People's Republic of China by pledging an additional US $1 million to the Applied Materials Shanghai Research and Development Fund. A joint effort between the Company and the Science a...

    ExxonMobil Foundation Contributes More than $16 Million in Support of Higher Education; Largest Educational Matching Gift Program in Nation Image

    ExxonMobil Foundation Contributes More than $16 Million in Support of Higher Education; Largest Educational Matching Gift Program in Nation

    ExxonMobil Foundation announced today that is has contributed more than $16 million in unrestricted grants to 882 colleges and universities in 2000. For the fifth consecutive year, ExxonMobil Foundation's contribution is the nation's largest matching gift program in support ...

    Arrow Awards Scholarships To Four Students Image

    Arrow Awards Scholarships To Four Students

    Four students were awarded more than $10,000 in scholarship money by Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to financially help them pursue their bachelors’ degrees.

    This year’s scholarship recipients include: Erin L. Badough, Dallas, Texas...

    17 Former Welfare Recipients Hired at Bank of America Following Customized Training Program Image

    17 Former Welfare Recipients Hired at Bank of America Following Customized Training Program

    Seventeen of Bank of America's newest associates in Los Angeles will soon transition from welfare to work, thanks to a bank training program. Each new employee successfully completed a customized eight-week training program, and was hired into a position providing ready empl...

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