September 20, 2020

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Our Shared Goodness Legacy—Milton Hershey School

Published: Sep 17, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

2019 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT Since 1909, Milton Hershey School (MHS) has offered children from low-income backgrounds in the U.S. a residential, cost-free, quality pre-K through 12th grade education. Now in its 110th year, it is a place where students' potential meets life-changing opportunity thanks...

LG Program Focuses on Emotional Wellbeing as 2020 School Year Gets Under Way

Published: Sep 17, 2020 – 11:08 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - A new video series for students, parents and educators focused on social-emotional wellbeing is being launched by LG Electronics USA as the 2020 school year gets under way. The series launch coincides with a key milestone...

IBM Envisions Accelerated P-TECH Growth for More Diversity and Opportunity. Is Your Region In?

Published: Sep 14, 2020 – 05:01 PM EST

Good Tech IBM Blog With a global network of 220 schools, 150,000 students, 200 community colleges and 600 industry partners in 24 countries, P-TECH has become the biggest international public / private education and career readiness initiative of its kind. In the U.S.,...

Beyond School Walls: Empowering the Potential of Tomorrow's Workforce Through Workplace Mentoring

Published: Sep 11, 2020 – 10:46 AM EST

Today’s release of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 2020 Beyond School Walls Report highlights the organization’s pioneering workplace mentoring program and underscores the importance of innovation to keep kids connected during these unprecedented times. 98% of youth enrolled in the Beyond School Walls...

The Lemelson Foundation Awards Grants to Five Universities to Accelerate Environmentally and Socially Conscious Engineering

Published: Sep 10, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation, the world's leading foundation focused on improving lives through invention, announced the launch of the new Engineering for One Planet (EOP) initiative intended to instill social and environmental principles across all disciplines of engineering...

FCA Foundation Bridges Digital Divide for Detroit Students

Published: Sep 04, 2020 – 02:46 PM EST

FCA Foundation Bridges Digital Divide for Detroit Students The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has joined a coalition of Detroit's leading businesses and philanthropic organizations that is investing $23 million in a program to bridge the digital divide for...

Comerica Bank and Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Launch Collaborative Financial Education Programming

Published: Aug 26, 2020 – 04:01 PM EST

DALLAS, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - Comerica Bank and the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas announced today that they have launched a financial education partnership composed of three components: 1) college savings investment strategies, 2) higher award incentives, and 3) a financial education patch...

Connecting Kids to Bright Futures

Published: Aug 24, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

2019 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT From the moment Milton Hershey founded a school for orphaned boys in 1909, Hershey has continued our founder's legacy of helping children succeed and reach their full potential. Today, we leverage our reach to increase access to education, nutrition and...

Pizza Hut and First Book Launch Collection of Antiracism Resources for Educators

Published: Aug 21, 2020 – 11:59 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - Pizza Hut and First Book today announced the launch of Empowering Educators - a collection of resources developed to provide educators with guidance and actionable steps to create equitable learning environments and navigate conversations about race and...

Mohawk Group Provides Carpet to Learning Spaces Through School Crashers Program for Seventh Year

Published: Aug 13, 2020 – 04:25 PM EST

CALHOUN, Ga. , Aug. 13 /CSRwire/ - Each year Mohawk Group partners with Georgia United Credit Union Foundation to "crash" deserving schools all over the state. Faculty and administration across Georgia apply for facility makeovers based of specific needs that would enhance their...

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