October 18, 2019

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Aflatoun International Launches Aflayouth, an Empirical Curriculum Developed to Support Sustainable Livelihood, Tailored for Marginalised Youth

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 02:05 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Aflatoun International will launch its latest curriculum 'AflaYouth' during its biennial Global Social and Financial Skills Conference, from 30 Oct -1 Nov, 2019. The AflaYouth programme, comprising three tracks Social and Financial Education, Employability Skills and Entrepreneurship Skills,...

Smithfield Foods Donates $150,000 to Rose Hill, North Carolina Fire Department for New Ladder Truck

Published: Oct 09, 2019 – 10:45 AM EST

Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., and the Rose Hill Fire Department today unveiled a new 100-foot ladder truck during a ceremony held in the Rose Hill town square. The truck was purchased by the Rose Hill Fire Department, a volunteer fire...

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Launch National ‘Making for Good Challenge’ to Empower a New Generation of Innovators to Address Environmental and Societal Needs

Published: Oct 02, 2019 – 12:30 PM EST

Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Stanley Black & Decker, the world's largest tools and storage company and leader in engineered fastening and security, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12...

Gearing Up for the Future: Acorns and Chevron Announce Collaboration Allowing U.S. Customers To Support Public Schools Through Fuel Purchases

Published: Oct 01, 2019 – 08:15 AM EST

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Acorns, the country's fastest-growing financial wellness system with 6.2 million users, has announced a new collaboration with Chevron to support local schools. Acorns, whose mission is to promote the financial well-being of the up and coming, is...

Chevron’s 2019 Fuel Your School Program Celebrates 10 Years, Expanding its Reach and Making Over $5 Million Available for Classroom Supplies in the U.S.

Published: Oct 01, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif., Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: CVX) today announced the launch of its 2019 Fuel Your School program, celebrating 10 years of supporting K-12 public school teachers and students. This year, more than $5 million will be available...

Smithfield Foods Launches Apprenticeship Program to Recruit the Next Generation of Talent

Published: Sep 25, 2019 – 10:00 AM EST

GOLDSBORO, N.C., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its new apprenticeship program aimed at developing the next generation of experienced professionals for valuable skilled trades. The program provides internal candidates, high school graduates, and military...

Smithfield Foods Donates $5,000 to South Carolina Meals on Wheels Program

Published: Sep 23, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

LAURINBURG, N.C., Sep. 23 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $5,000 donation to the Horry County, South Carolina Meals on Wheels program to provide home-delivered meals for elderly individuals in need of food assistance across the county. The program...

Smithfield Foods Supports Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department with $250,000 Contribution

Published: Sep 20, 2019 – 11:35 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a contribution of $250,000 over the next five years to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department that will aid in the purchase of a new and...

Global Sustain Group Announces New Cooperation With European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)

Published: Sep 19, 2019 – 10:39 AM EST

BERLIN, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain Group and Global Sustain GmbH, part of Global Sustain Group (https://globalsustaingroup.com/), are pleased to announce the new cooperation of the Group with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), regarding advisory, training and capacity building...

Wings for Kids and Discovery Education Launch New Effort to Promote Social and Emotional Learning, and Well-Being for Students Nationwide

Published: Sep 18, 2019 – 12:46 PM EST

SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - Wings for Kids and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, launched a new initiative Soar with Wings: Social Emotional Skills for School and Life,...

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